Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For I testify again to every man that is circumcised, that he is a debtor to do the whole law.
where I have five brothers. Then he could warn them so that they will not [have to] come to this [terrible] place of torment also.'
So, Peter testified and urged the crowd with many additional words, saying, "Save yourselves from [the condemnation coming on] this sinful generation [by responding to this message]."
[You know how] I testified to both Jews and Greeks [i.e., Gentiles], that they must repent [i.e., change their attitudes and behavior] toward God, and have faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.
So, I tell you this, and insist [on it] by [the authority of] the Lord: Do not continue to live with worthless thoughts as [unconverted] Gentiles do.
1 Thessalonians 4:6
And none of you should violate and exploit his brother [or sister] in such a matter. For the Lord will punish people for all these things, just as we told you before and warned you.
1 John 4:14
And we [apostles] have seen and are [reliable] witnesses that the Father has sent the Son to be the Savior of the world [See 1:2; 2:2].
For all who seek to be right with God by trying to meet all the requirements of the law of Moses are under a curse [from God], because it is written [Deut. 27:26], "Every person is cursed [i.e., cut off from God] who does not continue to obey all of the requirements written in the law of Moses."
"It is too bad for you blind leaders who say that whoever takes an oath 'by the Temple,' it does not [really] mean anything, but whoever takes an oath 'by the gold of the Temple,' he is obligated to [fulfill] the oath.
But freshly squeezed grape juice must be put into newly made animal skins.
But they did not even require that Titus, a Greek [i.e., a Gentile] who was with me, become circumcised.
However, those things which were [once regarded as] gain to me, I have [now] considered to be loss for [the sake of] Christ.