Galatians 1:5-15 NIV

5 to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.1

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No Other Gospel

6 I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called2 you by the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel3--

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7 which is really no gospel at all. Evidently some people are throwing you into confusion4 and are trying to pervert5 the gospel of Christ.

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8 But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach a gospel other than the one we preached to you,6 let him be eternally condemned!7

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9 As we have already said, so now I say again: If anybody is preaching to you a gospel other than what you accepted,8 let him be eternally condemned!

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10 Am I now trying to win the approval of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men?9 If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ.

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Paul Called by God

11 I want you to know, brothers,10 that the gospel I preached11 is not something that man made up.

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      12 I did not receive it from any man,12 nor was I taught it; rather, I received it by revelation13 from Jesus Christ.14

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          13 For you have heard of my previous way of life in Judaism,15 how intensely I persecuted the church of God16 and tried to destroy it.17

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          14 I was advancing in Judaism beyond many Jews of my own age and was extremely zealous18 for the traditions of my fathers.19

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          15 But when God, who set me apart from birtha20 and called me21 by his grace, was pleased

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            • a 1:15 - Or "from my mother's womb"