For in union with Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor lack of it counts for anything; but only faith that is spurred on to action by love.
Being circumcised or not being circumcised has no value, but keeping God's commands is important.
for we can never for a moment before our God forget your energizing faith, your toiling love, and your enduring hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
There is no room for Jew or Greek, no room for slave or freeman, no room for male or female, for you are all one through union with Christ Jesus.
In this new relation there is no Greek and Jew, no circumcised and uncircumcised, no barbarian, Scythian, slave and freeman, but Christ is everything and in us all.
We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love our brothers. Whoever does not continue to love continues still in death.
"When the Son of Man comes in His splendor, and all the angels with Him, He will take His seat on His splendid throne,
Now circumcision benefits you only if you practice the law, but if you break the law, your circumcision is no better than uncircumcision.
Or is He the God of Jews alone? Is He not the God of heathen peoples too? Of course, He is the God of heathen peoples too,
For the love of Christ continuously constrains me, because I am convinced that as One died for all, all have died,
Here is what I am saying to you: If you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ can do you no good.
By faith Abraham, on being called, obeyed in starting off for a country which he was to receive as his own, and he did it in spite of the fact that he did not know where he was going.
By faith Abraham, when he was put to the test, offered Isaac as a sacrifice; that is, he who had received the promise was starting to offer as a sacrifice his only son,
My brothers, what good is there in a man's saying that he has faith, if he has no good deeds to prove it? Such faith cannot save him, can it?
You must continue to love Him, although you have never seen Him, but because you do believe in Him, although you do not now see Him, you must continue to rejoice with an unutterable and triumphant joy,
There is no fear in love, and perfect love drives out fear, because fear pertains to punishment, and no one who is subject to fear has attained perfection in love.