Paul Accepted by the Apostles

1 Then after fourteen years, I went up again to Jerusalem, this time with Barnabas. I took Titus along also.

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2 I went in response to a revelation and, meeting privately with those esteemed as leaders, I presented to them the gospel that I preach among the Gentiles. I wanted to be sure I was not running and had not been running my race in vain.

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3 Yet not even Titus, who was with me, was compelled to be circumcised, even though he was a Greek.

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4 This matter arose because some false believers had infiltrated our ranks to spy on the freedom we have in Christ Jesus and to make us slaves.

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5 We did not give in to them for a moment, so that the truth of the gospel might be preserved for you.

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    • 12 2:5 - ver 14
      6 As for those who were held in high esteem—whatever they were makes no difference to me; God does not show favoritism—they added nothing to my message.

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      7 On the contrary, they recognized that I had been entrusted with the task of preaching the gospel to the uncircumcised,a just as Peter had been to the circumcised.b

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        • c 2:7 - That is, Gentiles
        • d 2:7 - That is, Jews; also in verses 8 and 9
          8 For God, who was at work in Peter as an apostle to the circumcised, was also at work in me as an apostle to the Gentiles.

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