Galatians 3:1-6 WNT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 You foolish Galatians! Whose sophistry has bewitched you--you to whom Jesus Christ has been vividly portrayed as on the Cross? 1 You foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? Before your very eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed as crucified.
2 Answer me this one question, "Is it on the ground of your obedience to the Law that you received the Spirit, or is it because, when you heard, you believed?" 2 I would like to learn just one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by observing the law, or by believing what you heard?
3 Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now going to reach perfection through what is external? 3 Are you so foolish? After beginning with the Spirit, are you now trying to attain your goal by human effort?
4 Have you endured such sufferings to no purpose--if indeed it has been to no purpose? 4 Have you suffered so much for nothing--if it really was for nothing?
5 He who gives you His Spirit and works miracles among you--does He do so on the ground of your obedience to the Law, or is it the result of your having heard and believed: 5 Does God give you his Spirit and work miracles among you because you observe the law, or because you believe what you heard?
6 even as Abraham believed God, and his faith was placed to his account as righteousness? 6 Consider Abraham: "He believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness."