Then after fourteen years I went up to Jerusalem again with Barnabas, and I took Titus along also.
I went there because of a revelation, and I laid out the gospel that I preach to the Gentiles for them. But I did it privately with the influential leaders to make sure that I wouldn't be working or that I hadn't worked for nothing.
However, not even Titus, who was with me and who was a Greek, was required to be circumcised.
But false brothers and sisters, who were brought in secretly, slipped in to spy on our freedom, which we have in Christ Jesus, and to make us slaves.
We didn't give in and submit to them for a single moment, so that the truth of the gospel would continue to be with you.
The influential leaders didn't add anything to what I was preaching—and whatever they were makes no difference to me, because God doesn't show favoritism.
But on the contrary, they saw that I had been given the responsibility to preach the gospel to the people who aren't circumcised, just as Peter had been to the circumcised.