7which is really not another; only there are some who are 1disturbing you and want to distort the gospel of Christ.
But evenif we, or2an angel from heaven, should preach to you a gospelacontrary to what we have preached to you, he is to be b3accursed!
As we 4have saidbefore, so I sayagainnow, 5ifanyman is preaching to you a gospelccontrary to what you received, he is to be d6accursed!
For am I now7seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to pleasemen? If I were still trying to pleasemen, I would not be a 8bond-servant of Christ.
For 9I would have you know, brethren, that the gospel which was preached by me is 10not according to man.
For 11I neitherreceived it from man, nor was I taught it, but I received it through a 12revelation of JesusChrist.
For you have heard of 13my formermanner of life in Judaism, how I 14used to persecute15the church of Godbeyondmeasure and 16tried to destroy it;
and I 17was advancing in Judaismbeyondmany of my contemporariesamong my ecountrymen, beingmoreextremelyzealous for my 18ancestraltraditions.
But when God, who had set me apart even from my mother'swomb and 19called me through His grace, was pleased16
to reveal His Son in me so that I might 20preach Him among the Gentiles, 21I did not immediatelyconsult with f22flesh and blood,
1723nor did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostlesbefore me; but I wentaway to Arabia, and returnedoncemore to 24Damascus.