Galatians 5:13-26 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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13 For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love be servants of one another. 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 whole law is fulfilled in one word, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself." 14 The entire law is summed up in a single command: "Love your neighbor as yourself."
15 But if you bite and devour one another take heed that you are not consumed by one another. 15 If you keep on biting and devouring each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.
16 But I say, walk by the Spirit, and do not gratify the desires of the flesh. 16 So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature.
17 For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh; for these are opposed to each other, to prevent you from doing what you would. 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 you are led by the Spirit you are not under the law. 18 But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under law.
19 Now the works of the flesh are plain: fornication, impurity, licentiousness, 19 The acts of the sinful nature are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery;
20 idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, anger, selfishness, dissension, party spirit, 20 idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions
21 envy, drunkenness, carousing, and the like. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things shall not inherit 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.
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
23 gentleness, self-control; against such there is no law. 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
24 And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. 24 Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the sinful nature with its passions and desires.
25 If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit. 25 Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit.
26 Let us have no self-conceit, no provoking of one another, no envy of one another. 26 Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other.