Galatians 1:1-11 CEB


1 From Paul, an apostle who is not sent from human authority or commissioned through human agency, but sent through Jesus Christ and God the Father who raised him from the dead;

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      2 and from all the brothers and sisters with me. To the churches in Galatia.
      3 Grace and peace to you from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
      4 He gave himself for our sins, so he could deliver us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father.
      5 To God be the glory forever and always! Amen.

      The gospel challenged in Galatia

      6 I'm amazed that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace of Christ to follow another gospel.

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          7 It's not really another gospel, but certain people are confusing you and they want to change the gospel of Christ.
          8 However, even if we ourselves or a heavenly angel should ever preach anything different from what we preached to you, they should be under a curse.
          9 I'm repeating what we've said before: if anyone preaches something different from what you received, they should be under a curse!

          Paul’s leadership

          10 Am I trying to win over human beings or God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I wouldn't be Christ's slave.

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              11 Brothers and sisters, I want you to know that the gospel I preached isn't human in origin.