This same sermon could be preached in any Catholic church or Baptist church. Or any Reformed church, or Pentecostal church. It could even be preached in other Lutheran churches.
All that it would take is for a preacher to read and understand the Galatian letter and Paul’s intent to bring the Galatian churches back onto the rails of faith in Christ, alone, for our justification before a righteous God who demands from us nothing short of perfection.
That’s what St. Paul was doing in the Galatian letter.
Trying to take the religiosity out of Christians. Trying to show them that they have been freed from the Law of Moses, by the cross of Christ.
That job still needs to be done, as the ‘Christ +’ (whatever) crowd is always on the lookout for those not living up to the “Christian life”, and is more than willing to hand you the list of all the areas where you should be doing a better job.
Here’s a terrific sermon that is the capstone for Lutheran Church of the Master’s Lenten theme this year of “Breaking Free from Religion’.