Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love.
Listen! I, Paul, tell you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ will be of no benefit to you at all!
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female -- for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.
For neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything; the only thing that matters is a new creation!
For circumcision has its value if you practice the law, but if you break the law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
Or is God the God of the Jews only? Is he not the God of the Gentiles too? Yes, of the Gentiles too!
1 Corinthians 7:19
Circumcision is nothing and uncircumcision is nothing. Instead, keeping God's commandments is what counts.
Here there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but Christ is all and in all.
All this will come to pass because Abraham obeyed me and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws."
"'These you can eat from all creatures that are in the water: Any creatures in the water that have both fins and scales, whether in the seas or in the streams, you may eat.
"Look! I have set before you today life and prosperity on the one hand, and death and disaster on the other.
Instead new wine must be poured into new wineskins.
"If you love me, you will obey my commandments.
Since God is one, he will justify the circumcised by faith and the uncircumcised through faith.
Yet not even Titus, who was with me, was compelled to be circumcised, although he was a Greek.
Brotherly love must continue.
1 John 4:21
And the commandment we have from him is this: that the one who loves God should love his fellow Christian too.