Galatians 51Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. 2Behold, I Paul say to you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing. 3For I testify again to every man that is circumcised, that he is a debtor to do the whole law. 4Christ is become of no effect to you, whoever of you are justified by the law; ye have fallen from grace. 5For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith. 6For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love. 7Ye did run well; who hindered you that ye should not obey the truth? ▼
▼hinder you: or, drive you back8This persuasion cometh not from him that calleth you. 9A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump. 10I have confidence in you through the Lord, that ye will be not otherwise minded: but he that troubleth you shall bear his judgment, whoever he may be. 11And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then hath the offence of the cross ceased. 12I would they were even cut off who trouble you. 13For, brethren, ye have been called to liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another. 14For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. 15But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one by another. 16This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. ▼
▼ye...: or, fulfil not17For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would. 18But if ye are led by the Spirit, ye are not under the law. 19Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are these ; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, 20Idolatry, sorcery, hatred, strife, jealousy, wrath, contention, seditions, heresies, 21Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God. 22But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 23Meekness, self-control: against such there is no law. 24And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. ▼
▼affections: or, passions25If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. 26Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.
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