Most Popular Bible Verses in Galatians

Galatians

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Did you suffer so many things in vain--if indeed it was in vain?

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But even if we, or an angel from heaven, should preach to you a gospel contrary to what we have preached to you, he is to be accursed!

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But not even Titus, who was with me, though he was a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised.

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nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the Law; since by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified.

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to whom be the glory forevermore. Amen.

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You foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified?

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This persuasion did not come from Him who calls you.

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which is really not another; only there are some who are disturbing you and want to distort the gospel of Christ.

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For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM."

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Therefore the Law has become our tutor to lead us to Christ, so that we may be justified by faith.

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For I neither received it from man, nor was I taught it, but I received it through a revelation of Jesus Christ.

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For I would have you know, brethren, that the gospel which was preached by me is not according to man.

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Paul, an apostle (not sent from men nor through the agency of man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised Him from the dead),

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But before faith came, we were kept in custody under the law, being shut up to the faith which was later to be revealed.

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For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a bond-servant of Christ.

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and I was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my contemporaries among my countrymen, being more extremely zealous for my ancestral traditions.

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Tell me, you who want to be under law, do you not listen to the law?

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But it was because of the false brethren secretly brought in, who had sneaked in to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, in order to bring us into bondage.

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Why the Law then? It was added because of transgressions, having been ordained through angels by the agency of a mediator, until the seed would come to whom the promise had been made.

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Then three years later I went up to Jerusalem to become acquainted with Cephas, and stayed with him fifteen days.

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But I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? Then the stumbling block of the cross has been abolished.

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to reveal His Son in me so that I might preach Him among the Gentiles, I did not immediately consult with flesh and blood,

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I have confidence in you in the Lord that you will adopt no other view; but the one who is disturbing you will bear his judgment, whoever he is.

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Now I say, as long as the heir is a child, he does not differ at all from a slave although he is owner of everything,

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Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ,

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nor did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostles before me; but I went away to Arabia, and returned once more to Damascus.

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Then I went into the regions of Syria and Cilicia.

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(Now in what I am writing to you, I assure you before God that I am not lying.)

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I was still unknown by sight to the churches of Judea which were in Christ;

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But we did not yield in subjection to them for even an hour, so that the truth of the gospel would remain with you.

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but only, they kept hearing, "He who once persecuted us is now preaching the faith which he once tried to destroy."

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And they were glorifying God because of me.

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So then those who are of faith are blessed with Abraham, the believer.

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But from those who were of high reputation (what they were makes no difference to me; God shows no partiality)--well, those who were of reputation contributed nothing to me.

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You observe days and months and seasons and years.

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For those who are circumcised do not even keep the Law themselves, but they desire to have you circumcised so that they may boast in your flesh.

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Those who desire to make a good showing in the flesh try to compel you to be circumcised, simply so that they will not be persecuted for the cross of Christ.

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But if you bite and devour one another, take care that you are not consumed by one another.

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(for He who effectually worked for Peter in his apostleship to the circumcised effectually worked for me also to the Gentiles),

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However, the Law is not of faith; on the contrary, "HE WHO PRACTICES THEM SHALL LIVE BY THEM."

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I fear for you, that perhaps I have labored over you in vain.

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But on the contrary, seeing that I had been entrusted with the gospel to the uncircumcised, just as Peter had been to the circumcised

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I wish that those who are troubling you would even mutilate themselves.

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but you know that it was because of a bodily illness that I preached the gospel to you the first time;

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For prior to the coming of certain men from James, he used to eat with the Gentiles; but when they came, he began to withdraw and hold himself aloof, fearing the party of the circumcision.

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I beg of you, brethren, become as I am, for I also have become as you are. You have done me no wrong;

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But when I saw that they were not straightforward about the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas in the presence of all, "If you, being a Jew, live like the Gentiles and not like the Jews, how is it that you compel the Gentiles to live like Jews?

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The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit, brethren. Amen.

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Now a mediator is not for one party only; whereas God is only one.

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For if the inheritance is based on law, it is no longer based on a promise; but God has granted it to Abraham by means of a promise.

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The rest of the Jews joined him in hypocrisy, with the result that even Barnabas was carried away by their hypocrisy.

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It was because of a revelation that I went up; and I submitted to them the gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but I did so in private to those who were of reputation, for fear that I might be running, or had run, in vain.

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But the son by the bondwoman was born according to the flesh, and the son by the free woman through the promise.

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and that which was a trial to you in my bodily condition you did not despise or loathe, but you received me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus Himself.

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But each one must examine his own work, and then he will have reason for boasting in regard to himself alone, and not in regard to another.

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But now that faith has come, we are no longer under a tutor.

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Where then is that sense of blessing you had? For I bear you witness that, if possible, you would have plucked out your eyes and given them to me.

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"But if, while seeking to be justified in Christ, we ourselves have also been found sinners, is Christ then a minister of sin? May it never be!

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"For if I rebuild what I have once destroyed, I prove myself to be a transgressor.

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And I testify again to every man who receives circumcision, that he is under obligation to keep the whole Law.

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Let us not become boastful, challenging one another, envying one another.

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So also we, while we were children, were held in bondage under the elemental things of the world.

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They eagerly seek you, not commendably, but they wish to shut you out so that you will seek them.

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But it is good always to be eagerly sought in a commendable manner, and not only when I am present with you.

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This is allegorically speaking, for these women are two covenants: one proceeding from Mount Sinai bearing children who are to be slaves; she is Hagar.

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but I could wish to be present with you now and to change my tone, for I am perplexed about you.

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Now this Hagar is Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present Jerusalem, for she is in slavery with her children.

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For it is written, "REJOICE, BARREN WOMAN WHO DOES NOT BEAR; BREAK FORTH AND SHOUT, YOU WHO ARE NOT IN LABOR; FOR MORE NUMEROUS ARE THE CHILDREN OF THE DESOLATE THAN OF THE ONE WHO HAS A HUSBAND."

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but he is under guardians and managers until the date set by the father.

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But as at that time he who was born according to the flesh persecuted him who was born according to the Spirit, so it is now also.

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But what does the Scripture say? "CAST OUT THE BONDWOMAN AND HER SON, FOR THE SON OF THE BONDWOMAN SHALL NOT BE AN HEIR WITH THE SON OF THE FREE WOMAN."

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Then after an interval of fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, taking Titus along also.

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and all the brethren who are with me, To the churches of Galatia:

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"We are Jews by nature and not sinners from among the Gentiles;

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and recognizing the grace that had been given to me, James and Cephas and John, who were reputed to be pillars, gave to me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship, so that we might go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised.

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so that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.

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Brethren, I speak in terms of human relations: even though it is only a man's covenant, yet when it has been ratified, no one sets it aside or adds conditions to it.

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And those who will walk by this rule, peace and mercy be upon them, and upon the Israel of God.

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For you have heard of my former manner of life in Judaism, how I used to persecute the church of God beyond measure and tried to destroy it;

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"For through the Law I died to the Law, so that I might live to God.

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This is the only thing I want to find out from you: did you receive the Spirit by the works of the Law, or by hearing with faith?

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idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions,

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But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how is it that you turn back again to the weak and worthless elemental things, to which you desire to be enslaved all over again?

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But I did not see any other of the apostles except James, the Lord's brother.

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Behold I, Paul, say to you that if you receive circumcision, Christ will be of no benefit to you.

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envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

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So then, does He who provides you with the Spirit and works miracles among you, do it by the works of the Law, or by hearing with faith?

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What I am saying is this: the Law, which came four hundred and thirty years later, does not invalidate a covenant previously ratified by God, so as to nullify the promise.

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See with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand.

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Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now being perfected by the flesh?

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gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

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As we have said before, so I say again now, if any man is preaching to you a gospel contrary to what you received, he is to be accursed!

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Is the Law then contrary to the promises of God? May it never be! For if a law had been given which was able to impart life, then righteousness would indeed have been based on law.

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So then, brethren, we are not children of a bondwoman, but of the free woman.

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For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the bondwoman and one by the free woman.