Those people are zealous to win you over, but for no good. What they want is to alienate you from us, so that you may have zeal for them.
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It is fine to be zealous, provided the purpose is good, and to be so always, not just when I am with you.
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My dear children, for whom I am again in the pains of childbirth until Christ is formed in you,
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how I wish I could be with you now and change my tone, because I am perplexed about you!
Tell me, you who want to be under the law, are you not aware of what the law says?
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