Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love.
See, I Paul say to you, that if you undergo circumcision, Christ will be of no use to you.
There is no Jew or Greek, servant or free, male or female: because you are all one in Jesus Christ.
For having circumcision is nothing, and not having circumcision is nothing, but only a new order of existence.
It is true that circumcision is of use if you keep the law, but if you go against the law it is as if you had it not.
Or is God the God of Jews only? is he not in the same way the God of Gentiles? Yes, of Gentiles:
1 Corinthians 7:19
Circumcision is nothing, and its opposite is nothing, but only doing the orders of God is of value.
Where there is no Greek or Jew, no one with circumcision or without circumcision, no division between nations, no servant or free man: but Christ is all and in all.
Because Abraham gave ear to my voice and kept my words, my rules, my orders, and my laws.
These you may have for food of all things living in the water: anything living in the water, in the seas or rivers, which has special parts for swimming and skin formed of thin plates, may be used for food.
See, I have put before you today, life and good, and death and evil;
But new wine has to be put into new wine-skins.
If you have love for me, you will keep my laws.
If God is one; and he will give righteousness because of faith to those who have circumcision, and through faith to those who have not circumcision.
But not even Titus who was with me, being a Greek, was made to undergo circumcision:
Go on loving your brothers in the faith.
1 John 4:21
And this is the word which we have from him, that he who has love for God is to have the same love for his brother.