1:1 Paul an apostle, not from men nor through men, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, Who raised Him out from the dead, 1:2 and all the brethren with me, to the assemblies of the Galatia. 1:3 Grace to you and peace from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ, 1:4 Who gave Himself concerning our sins, in order that He should deliver us out from the present malignantly evil age according to the desirous will of God even our Father, 1:5 to Whom the proper opinion (glory) into the ages of the ages. Amen.
1:6 I marvel that in this manner so quickly you change from the One who called you by grace of Christ into a different kind of gospel, 1:7 which is not the same kind; except, there are some who trouble you and desire to distort the gospel of the Christ. 1:8 But even if perhaps we or an angel out from heaven should bring good news to you which is alongside that good news already brought to you, it is to be set aside. 1:9 As I before said, and now again I say, “If, assuming it is true, someone brings good news to you alongside that which you have received, it is to be set aside.” 1:10 For now do I persuade men or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if yet I please men, I am not perhaps a servant belonging to Christ. 1:11 Indeed, I make known to you, brethren, the gospel, the good news brought by me, that it is not according to man. 1:12 For I did not receive it from man, nor was I taught it, but through revelation from Jesus Christ. 1:13 For you have heard of my former conduct in Judaism, that I beyond measure continually persecuted the assembly belonging to God and continually destroyed her.1:14 And advanced in Judaism above many of my contemporaries among my race, being excessively zealous concerning my ancestral traditions. 1:15 But when God thought it good, the One having separated me out from my mother’s womb and having called me through His grace, 1:16 to reveal His Son to me, in order that I should bring good news about Him among the Gentiles, immediately I did not consult with flesh and blood, 1:17 nor did I go up to Jerusalem towards those, the apostles before me, but I departed into Arabia and again returned to Damascus.