I am astonished that you are 1so quickly deserting 2him who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to 3a different gospel--
74not that there is another one, but 5there are some who trouble you and want to distort the gospel of Christ.
But even if we or 6an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you, 7let him be accursed.
As we have said before, so now I say again: If anyone is preaching to you a gospel contrary to the one you received, 8let him be accursed.
For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying 9to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a 10servanta of Christ.
For 11I would have you know, brothers, that 12the gospel that was preached by me is not man's gospel.b1213For I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it, but I received it 14through a revelation of Jesus Christ.
For you have heard of 15my former life in Judaism, how 16I persecuted the church of God violently and tried to destroy it.
And I was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my own age among my people, so extremely 17zealous was I for 18the traditions of my fathers.
But when he 19who had set me apart 20before I was born,c and who 21called me by his grace,
was pleased to reveal his Son tod me, in order 22that I might preach him among the Gentiles, I did not immediately consult with anyone;e