2 This onely would I learne of you, receiued ye the spirit, by the works of the Law, or by the hearing of faith?. 2 This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith? Permission required for legal use. Being baptized into Christ, we are baptized into his death, that as he died and rose again, so we should die unto sin, and walk in newness and holiness of life. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ. It was added because of transgressions(AE) until the Seed(AF) to whom the promise referred had come. 23 But before faith came, we were kept under the law, shut up unto the faith which should afterwards be revealed. 21 (AK) 22 But Scripture has locked up everything under the control of sin,(AL) so that what was promised, being given through faith in Jesus Christ, might be given to those who believe. 25 But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster. Just as no one can set aside or add to a human covenant that has been duly established, so it is in this case. 26 For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus. 18 For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise: but God gave it to Abraham by promise. 3 O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you? Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. Permission required for legal use. 19 Wherefore then serveth the law? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh? Assuredly among the latter.6-14 The apostle proves the doctrine he had blamed the Galatians for rejecting; namely, that of justification by faith without the works of the law. Thus we see that justification by faith is no new doctrine, but was taught in the church of God, long before the times of the gospel. Don't have an account? God forbid: for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law. Upgrade to the best Bible Gateway experience! it was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come, to whome the promise was made, and it was ordeyned by Angels in the hand of a Mediatour. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. What are the benefits of creating an account? But that no man is iustified by the Lawe in the sight of God, it is euident: for, The iust shall liue by faith.11, 12 19 Then the law, by the teaching of the Holy Spirit, becomes his loved rule of duty, and his standard for daily self-examination. 18 For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise: but God gave it to Abraham by promise. 9 15 Brethren, I speak after the manner of men; Though it be but a man's covenant, yet if it be confirmed, no man disannulleth, or addeth thereto. 8 And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed. 27 For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ. 18 For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise: but God gave it to Abraham by promise. It was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator. Brethren, I speake after the maner of men: though it be but a mans couenant, yet if it bee confirmed, no man disanulleth, or addeth thereto. 27 For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ. In contexts like this, the Greek word for, Ge 17:19; Ps 132:11; Mic 7:20; Lk 1:55; Ro 4:13, 16; 9:4, 8; Gal 3:29; 4:28. Galatians 3 King James Version (KJV). Wherefore the Law was our Schoolemaster to bring vs vnto Christ, that we might be iustified by Faith. (1-5) This doctrine established from the example of Abraham. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. In baptism we put on Christ; therein we profess to be his disciples. 5 He therefore that ministereth to you the Spirit, and worketh miracles among you, doeth he it by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith? 7 Know ye therefore that they which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham. 18 12 And the law is not of faith: but, The man that doeth them shall live in them. 23 But before faith came, we were kept under the law, shut up unto the faith which should afterwards be revealed. Those only are just or righteous who are freed from death and wrath, and restored into a state of life in the favour of God; and it is only through faith that persons become righteous. 3 O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you? 12 And the law is not of faith: but, The man that doeth them shall live in them. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. 17 3 O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you? 15 Brothers and sisters, let me take an example from everyday life.