The elder to the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in truth; and not only I, but also all who know the truth,
and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.”
who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to be revealed,
Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth.
But we did not yield in subjection to them for even an hour, so that the truth of the gospel would remain with you.
For if we go on sinning willfully after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins,
Now I ask you, lady, not as though I were writing to you a new commandment, but the one which we have had from the beginning, that we love one another.
The children of your chosen sister greet you.
it seemed fitting for me as well, having investigated everything carefully from the beginning, to write it out for you in consecutive order, most excellent Theophilus;
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?
You foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified?
You were running well; who hindered you from obeying the truth?
just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him. In love
because of the hope laid up for you in heaven, of which you previously heard in the word of truth, the gospel
constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father,
But we should always give thanks to God for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God has chosen you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.
according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with His blood: May grace and peace be yours in the fullest measure.
Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,
I have not written to you because you do not know the truth, but because you do know it, and because no lie is of the truth.
for the sake of the truth which abides in us and will be with us forever: