Galatians 1

1 Paul, an apostle, (not from men, neither through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him up from the dead), 2 and all the brethren who are together with me, to the congregations* of Galatia: 3 grace to you* and peace from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ, 4 who gave himself concerning our sins, *that he might liberate us out of the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father: 5 the glory is to him, forevermore. Amen.

6 I marvel that you* are so quickly transferring yourselves from the one who called you* by the favor of Christ to a different good, news; 7 which is not another good-news, except now there are some who are disturbing you* and wish to pervert the good, news of the Christ. 8 But even if we or a messenger from heaven, should proclaim to you* any good, news contrary to what we proclaimed to you*, let him be accursed. 9 As we have said before, so now I am saying again, if anyone proclaims to you* any good, news contrary to what you* received, let him be accursed. 10 For* am I now persuading men or God? Or am I seeking to please men? For* if I was still pleasing men, I myself would not be a bondservant of Christ.

11 For* I am making known to you*, brethren, the good, news which was proclaimed by me, that it is not according to man. 12 For* I neither received it from man, nor was I taught it, but I received it through a revelation of Jesus Christ. 13 For* you* have heard previously of my conduct in Judaism, how that I was surpassingly persecuting the congregation* of believers of God and was making havoc of her; 14 and how I was progressing in Judaism beyond many of my contemporaries in my own race, possessing even, more zealousness for the ancestral traditions. 15 But when God was delighted -- he separated* me from my mother' s womb, having called me through his grace, 16 to reveal his Son in me, in order that I may proclaim the good, news of him among the nations. Immediately, I did not consult with flesh and blood; 17 nor did I go up into Jerusalem to those who were apostles before me, but I went away into Arabia, and I returned again into Damascus.

18 Thereafter, after three years, I went up to Jerusalem to make the acquaintance of Peter and remained with him fifteen days. {Fall 39 AD. }

19 But I did not see any other of the apostles, except James the Lord' s brother. 20 Now concerning the things which I write to you*, behold, in God' s sight, I am not lying. 21 Thereafter I came to the districts of Syria and Cilicia. 22 But I was still unrecognized by face to the congregations* of Judea, which are in Christ; 23 but they were only hearing that, He who previously persecuted us is now proclaiming the good, news of the faith of which he was previously making havoc. 24 And they were glorifying God with* me.



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