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For you, brothers, were called to freedom. Only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity to gratify your flesh, but through love make it your habit to serve one another.
The Messiah redeemed us from the curse of the Law by becoming a curse for us. For it is written, "A curse on everyone who is hung on a tree!"
The Messiah has set us free so that we may enjoy the benefits of freedom. So keep on standing firm in it, and stop putting yourselves under the yoke of slavery again.
Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Lord's Spirit is, there is freedom.
For the Law, being only a reflection of the blessings to come and not their substance, can never make perfect those who come near by the same sacrifices repeatedly offered year after year.
Were you a slave when you were called? Do not let that bother you. Of course, if you have a chance to become free, take advantage of the opportunity.
But you must see to it that this right of yours does not become a stumbling block for those who are weak.
For sin will not have mastery over you, because you are not under Law but under grace.
For the slave who has been called to belong to the Lord is the Lord's free person. In the same way, the free person who has been called is the Messiah's slave.
But now that you have been freed from sin and have become God's slaves, the benefit you reap is sanctification, and the result is eternal life.
Accept anyone who is weak in faith, but not for the purpose of arguing over differences of opinion.
One person decides in favor of one day over another, while another person decides that all days are the same. Let each one be fully convinced in his own mind:
These things have the appearance of wisdom in promoting self-made religion, humility, and harsh treatment of the body, but they have no value against self-indulgence.