Paul and Peter's Debate at Antioch As The Reality of the Gospel of Deliverance from Christ

A Theological Review of Galatians 2: 11-21

  • Rogata Artaida Tiarasi Gultom Institut Agama Kristen Negeri, Tarutung, Indonesia.
  • Lasmaria Lumban Tobing Institut Agama Kristen Negeri, Tarutung, Indonesia
  • Megawati Manullang Institut Agama Kristen Negeri, Tarutung, Indonesia.
Keywords: Gospel, Galatians, Theologia, The Debate between Paul and Peter, The Reality of Christ's Deliverance


This research aims to discuss Paul and Peter’s debate as the Gospel of Deliverance’s reality from Christ. It is studied theologically from Galatians 2: 11-21. The research method is carried out using the library research method to become a new discourse to answer the discussed problems. Paul and Peter’s arguments reveal that humans are saved because of faith in Jesus Christ, not because of practising circumcision and the Law.  It has been mandated in the Jerusalem council that the gospel is the only thing that guarantees that Gentiles get liberation and freedom, even counting for Abraham’s blessing without living by proselytes. The outcome of this debate was news of joy in particular to the Gentiles who became the subject of heated discussion at that time, which led to a deeper understanding of the work of Christ’s deliverance.


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How to Cite
Gultom, R. A. T., Tobing, L. L., & Manullang, M. (2021). Paul and Peter’s Debate at Antioch As The Reality of the Gospel of Deliverance from Christ. The International Journal of Social Sciences World (TIJOSSW), 3(01), 79-85. Retrieved from

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