I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called1 you by the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel2--
which is really no gospel at all. Evidently some people are throwing you into confusion3 and are trying to pervert4 the gospel of Christ.
But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach a gospel other than the one we preached to you,5 let him be eternally condemned!69
As we have already said, so now I say again: If anybody is preaching to you a gospel other than what you accepted,7 let him be eternally condemned!
Am I now trying to win the approval of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men?8 If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ.
I want you to know, brothers,9 that the gospel I preached10 is not something that man made up.
I did not receive it from any man,11 nor was I taught it; rather, I received it by revelation12 from Jesus Christ.1313
For you have heard of my previous way of life in Judaism,14 how intensely I persecuted the church of God15 and tried to destroy it.1614
I was advancing in Judaism beyond many Jews of my own age and was extremely zealous17 for the traditions of my fathers.1815
But when God, who set me apart from birtha19 and called me20 by his grace, was pleased
to reveal his Son in me so that I might preach him among the Gentiles,21 I did not consult any man,22