Galatians 1:1-10 ESV

Greeting

1 Paul, an 1apostle--2not from men nor through man, but 3through Jesus Christ and God the Father, 4who raised him from the dead--

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2 and all 5the brothersa who are with me, To 6the churches of Galatia:

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    • a 1:2 - Or brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated "brothers") refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to men or to both men and women who are siblings (brothers and sisters) in God's family, the church; also verse 11
      3 7Grace to you and peace 8from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ,

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      4 9who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present 10evil age, according to the will of 11our God and Father,

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      5 to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

      No Other Gospel

      6 I am astonished that you are 12so quickly deserting 13him who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to 14a different gospel--

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      7 15not that there is another one, but 16there are some who trouble you and want to distort the gospel of Christ.

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      8 But even if we or 17an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you, 18let him be accursed.

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      9 As we have said before, so now I say again: If anyone is preaching to you a gospel contrary to the one you received, 19let him be accursed.

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        • 19 1:9 - [See ver. 8 above]
          10 For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying 20to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a 21servantb of Christ.

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            • b 1:10 - Or slave; Greek bondservant