The book of Galatians is the charter of Christian freedom. Paul proclaims the reality of our liberty in Christ, freedom from the Law and the power of sin, to serve our living Lord. With many of the first converts and early leaders being Jewish Christians, they struggled with a dual identity, i.e. following the Jewish law and the liberty of newfound faith in Christ. Judaizers taught that Gentile Christians had to submit to Jewish laws and traditions in addition to believing in Jesus. Galatians was written to refute the Judaizers and to call believers back to the pure gospel.