Thematic Bible

Galatians 1:1 (show verse)

From Paul, an apostle (not from men, nor by human agency, but by Jesus Christ and God the Father who raised him from the dead)

Galatians 1:2 (show verse)

and all the brothers with me, to the churches of Galatia.

Galatians 1:3 (show verse)

Grace and peace to you from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ,

Galatians 1:4 (show verse)

who gave himself for our sins to rescue us from this present evil age according to the will of our God and Father,

Galatians 1:5 (show verse)

to whom be glory forever and ever! Amen.
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Galatians 1:6 (show verse)

I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace of Christ and are following a different gospel --

Galatians 1:7 (show verse)

not that there really is another gospel, but there are some who are disturbing you and wanting to distort the gospel of Christ.

Galatians 1:8 (show verse)

But even if we (or an angel from heaven) should preach a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you, let him be condemned to hell!

Galatians 1:9 (show verse)

As we have said before, and now I say again, if any one is preaching to you a gospel contrary to what you received, let him be condemned to hell!

Galatians 1:10 (show verse)

Am I now trying to gain the approval of people, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a slave of Christ!

Galatians 1:11 (show verse)

Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that the gospel I preached is not of human origin.

Galatians 1:12 (show verse)

For I did not receive it or learn it from any human source; instead I received it by a revelation of Jesus Christ.

Galatians 1:13 (show verse)

For you have heard of my former way of life in Judaism, how I was savagely persecuting the church of God and trying to destroy it.

Galatians 1:14 (show verse)

I was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my contemporaries in my nation, and was extremely zealous for the traditions of my ancestors.

Galatians 1:15 (show verse)

But when the one who set me apart from birth and called me by his grace was pleased

Galatians 1:16 (show verse)

to reveal his Son in me so that I could preach him among the Gentiles, I did not go to ask advice from any human being,

Galatians 1:17 (show verse)

nor did I go up to Jerusalem to see those who were apostles before me, but right away I departed to Arabia, and then returned to Damascus.

Galatians 1:18 (show verse)

Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to visit Cephas and get information from him, and I stayed with him fifteen days.

Galatians 1:19 (show verse)

But I saw none of the other apostles except James the Lord's brother.

Galatians 1:20 (show verse)

I assure you that, before God, I am not lying about what I am writing to you!

Galatians 1:21 (show verse)

Afterward I went to the regions of Syria and Cilicia.

Galatians 1:22 (show verse)

But I was personally unknown to the churches of Judea that are in Christ.

Galatians 1:23 (show verse)

They were only hearing, "The one who once persecuted us is now proclaiming the good news of the faith he once tried to destroy."

Galatians 1:24 (show verse)

So they glorified God because of me.