Upholding the Gospel
Scripture: Genesis 1:1–1
Galatians 1:1-12 Paul, an apostle—not from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead— 2 and all the brothers who are with me,
To the churches of Galatia:
3 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, 4 who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, 5 to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.
No Other Gospel
6 I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel— 7 not that there is another one, but there are some who trouble you and want to distort the gospel of Christ. 8 But even if weor qan angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel contrary to the one we preachedto you, rlet him be accursed. 9 As we have said before, so now I say again: If anyone ispreaching to you a gospel contrary to the one you received, rlet him be accursed.
10 For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying sto please man?If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a tservantFor the contextual rendering of the Greek word doulos, see Preface">2 of Christ.
Paul Called by God
11 For uI would have you know, brothers, that vthe gospel that was preached by me isnot man’s gospel.Greek not according to man">3 12 wFor I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it, but Ireceived it xthrough a revelation of Jesus Christ.