Freedom in Christ

1 It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.

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2 Mark my words! I, Paul, tell you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ will be of no value to you at all.

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      3 Again I declare to every man who lets himself be circumcised that he is obligated to obey the whole law.

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      4 You who are trying to be justified by the law have been alienated from Christ; you have fallen away from grace.

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      5 For through the Spirit we eagerly await by faith the righteousness for which we hope.

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      6 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision has any value. The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love.

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      7 You were running a good race. Who cut in on you to keep you from obeying the truth?

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      8 That kind of persuasion does not come from the one who calls you.

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      9 “A little yeast works through the whole batch of dough.”

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      10 I am confident in the Lord that you will take no other view. The one who is throwing you into confusion, whoever that may be, will have to pay the penalty.

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      11 Brothers and sisters, if I am still preaching circumcision, why am I still being persecuted? In that case the offense of the cross has been abolished.

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      12 As for those agitators, I wish they would go the whole way and emasculate themselves!

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          Life by the Spirit

          13 You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesha ; rather, serve one another humbly in love.

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            • x 5:13 - In contexts like this, the Greek word for "flesh" ("sarx" ) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit; also in verses 16, 17, 19 and 24; and in 6:8.