The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians
1 – Stand fast, and be not held again under the yoke of bondage.
2 – Behold, I Paul tell you, that if you be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.
3 – And I testify again to every man circumcising himself, that he is a debtor to the whole law.
4 – You are made void of Christ, you who are justified in the law: you are fallen from grace.
5 – For we in spirit, by faith, wait for the hope of justice.
6 – For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision: but faith that worketh by charity.
7 – You did run well, who hath hindered you, that you should not obey the truth?
8 – This persuasion is not from him that calleth you.
9 – A little leaven corrupteth the whole lump.
10 – I have confidence in you in the Lord: that you will not be of another mind: but he that troubleth you, shall bear the judgment, whosoever he be.
11 – And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? Then is the scandal of the cross made void.
12 – I would they were even cut off, who trouble you.
13 – For you, brethren, have been called unto liberty: only make not liberty an occasion to the flesh, but by charity of the spirit serve one another.
14 – For all the law is fulfilled in one word: Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
15 – But if you bite and devour one another; take heed you be not consumed one of another.
16 – I say then, walk in the spirit, and you shall not fulfil the lusts of the flesh.
17 – For the flesh lusteth against the spirit: and the spirit against the flesh; for these are contrary one to another: so that you do not the things that you would.
18 – But if you are led by the spirit, you are not under the law.
19 – Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are fornication, uncleanness, immodesty, luxury,
20 – Idolatry, witchcrafts, enmities, contentions, emulations, wraths, quarrels, dissensions, sects,
21 – Envies, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like. Of the which I foretell you, as I have foretold to you, that they who do such things shall not obtain the kingdom of God.
22 – But the fruit of the Spirit is, charity, joy, peace, patience, benignity, goodness, longanimity,
23 – Mildness, faith, modesty, continency, chastity. Against such there is no law.
24 – And they that are Christ’s, have crucified their flesh, with the vices and concupiscences.
25 – If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.
26 – Let us not be made desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying on another.
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