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Galatians 5:11-21 WNT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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11 As for me, brethren, if I am still a preacher of circumcision, how is it that I am still suffering persecution? In that case the Cross has ceased to be a stumbling-block! 11 Brothers, if I am still preaching circumcision, why am I still being persecuted? In that case the offense of the cross has been abolished.
12 Would to God that those who are unsettling your faith would even mutilate themselves. 12 As for those agitators, I wish they would go the whole way and emasculate themselves!
13 You however, brethren, were called to freedom. Only do not turn your freedom into an excuse for giving way to your lower natures; but become bondservants to one another in a spirit of love. 13 You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love.
14 For the entire Law has been obeyed when you have kept the single precept, which says, "You are to love your fellow man equally with yourself." 14 The entire law is summed up in a single command: "Love your neighbor as yourself."
15 But if you are perpetually snarling and snapping at one another, beware lest you are destroyed by one another. 15 If you keep on biting and devouring each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.
16 This then is what I mean. Let your lives be guided by the Spirit, and then you will certainly not indulge the cravings of your lower natures. 16 So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature.
17 For the cravings of the lower nature are opposed to those of the Spirit, and the cravings of the Spirit are opposed to those of the lower nature; because these are antagonistic to each other, so that you cannot do everything to which you are inclined. 17 For the sinful nature desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the sinful nature. They are in conflict with each other, so that you do not do what you want.
18 But if the Spirit is leading you, you are not subject to Law. 18 But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under law.
19 Now you know full well the doings of our lower natures. Fornication, impurity, indecency, idol-worship, sorcery; 19 The acts of the sinful nature are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery;
20 enmity, strife, jealousy, outbursts of passion, intrigues, dissensions, factions, envyings; 20 idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions
21 hard drinking, riotous feasting, and the like. And as to these I forewarn you, as I have already forewarned you, that those who are guilty of such things will have no share in the Kingdom of God. 21 and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.