Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love.
Why, I, Paul, tell you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ can do nothing for you.
There is no room for "Jew" and "Greek"; there is no room for "slave" and "freeman"; there is no room for "male" and "female"; for in union with Christ Jesus you are all one.
For neither circumcision nor the want of it is of any importance, but only a new creation.
Circumcision will help you only if you observe the Law; but if you are a lawbreaker, you might as well be uncircumcised.
Does God belong to the Jews alone? Does he not belong to the heathen too? Of course he belongs to the heathen too;
1 Corinthians 7:19
Being circumcised or being uncircumcised does not make any difference; all that matters is keeping God's commands.
Here, what matters is not "Greek" and "Jew," the circumcised and the uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave, freeborn, but Christ is everything and in us all.
New wine has to be put into fresh skins.
"If you really love me, you will observe my commands.
there is but one God, and he will make the circumcised upright on the ground of their faith and the uncircumcised upright because of theirs."
But they did not insist that even my companion Titus, although he was a Greek, should be circumcised,
Your love for the brotherhood must continue.
1 John 4:21
This is the command that we get from him, that whoever loves God must love his brother also.