But now that you have come to knowGod, orrather to be 1known by God, 2how is it that you turnbackagain to the weak and worthlessa3elementalthings, to which you desire to be enslavedalloveragain ?
You 4observedays and months and seasons and years.
I fear for you, that perhaps I have laboredbover you in vain.
I beg of you, 5brethren, 6become as I am, for I also have become as you are. You have done me nowrong ;
but you know that it was because of a cbodilyillness that I preached the gospel to you the dfirsttime ;
and that which was a etrial to you in my fbodilycondition you did not despiseorgloathe, but 7you received me as an angel of God, as 8ChristJesus Himself.
15Wherethen is hthat sense of blessing you had? For I bear you witness that, ifpossible, you would have plucked out your eyes and given them to me.
16So have I become your enemy9by itelling you the truth ?
They eagerlyseek you, not commendably, but they wish to shut you out so that you will seek them.
But it is goodalways to be eagerlysought in a commendablejmanner, and 10not onlywhen I ampresent with you.
1911My children, with whom12I amagain in laboruntil13Christ is formed in you-