You were running well; who hindered you from obeying the truth?
Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win.
You foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified?
yet he has no firm root in himself, but is only temporary, and when affliction or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he falls away.
The word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith.
but to those who are selfishly ambitious and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, wrath and indignation.
But thanks be to God that though you were slaves of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching to which you were committed,
However, they did not all heed the good news; for Isaiah says, “ Lord, who has believed our report?”
For I will not presume to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me, resulting in the obedience of the Gentiles by word and deed,
but now is manifested, and by the Scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the eternal God, has been made known to all the nations, leading to obedience of faith;
We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ,
dealing out retribution to those who do not know God and to those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.
And having been made perfect, He became to all those who obey Him the source of eternal salvation,
By faith Abraham, when he was called, obeyed by going out to a place which he was to receive for an inheritance; and he went out, not knowing where he was going.
Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,
Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,