Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved.
And when they heard it, they glorified the Lord, and said unto him, You see, brother, how many thousands of Jews there are who believe; and they are all zealous of the law:
And because of false brethren brought in unawares, who came in secretly to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage:
And they wrote letters by them after this manner; The apostles and elders and brethren send greetings unto the brethren who are of the Gentiles in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia:
But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees who believed, saying, It is needful to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Moses.
Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin.
Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ has made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.
Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the mutilators.
Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
This is my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and you and your descendants after you; Every male child among you shall be circumcised.
And in the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.
Moses therefore gave unto you circumcision; (not because it is of Moses, but of the fathers;) and you on the sabbath day circumcise a man.
Since we have heard that certain who went out from us have troubled you with words, unsettling your souls, saying, You must be circumcised, and keep the law: to whom we gave no such commandment:
1 Corinthians 7:18
Is any man called being circumcised? let him not become uncircumcised. Is any called in uncircumcision? let him not be circumcised.
Then after fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, and took Titus with me also.
For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails anything, nor uncircumcision; but faith which works by love.
For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law; but desire to have you circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.