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Galatians 3:8

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Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the Good News beforehand to Abraham, saying, “In you all the nations will be blessed.”
Galatians 3:8

Context

Galatians 3 [1.] Foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you not to obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was openly portrayed among you as crucified? I just want to learn this from you. Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by hearing of faith? Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now completed in the flesh? Did you suffer so many things in vain, if it is indeed in vain?

Galatians 3 [5.] He therefore who supplies the Spirit to you, and does miracles among you, does he do it by the works of the law, or by hearing of faith? Even as Abraham “believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness.” Know therefore that those who are of faith, the same are children of Abraham. The Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the Good News beforehand to Abraham, saying, “In you all the nations will be blessed.”[a] So then, those who are of faith are blessed with the faithful Abraham.

Galatians 3 [10.] For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse. For it is written, “Cursed is everyone who doesn’t continue in all things that are written in the book of the law, to do them.”[b] Now that no man is justified by the law before God is evident, for, “The righteous will live by faith.”[c] The law is not of faith, but, “The man who does them will live by them.”[d]

Footnotes:

a. Galatians 3:8 Genesis 12:3; 18:18; 22:18.
b. Galatians 3:10 Deuteronomy 27:26.
c. Galatians 3:11 Habakkuk 2:4.
d. Galatians 3:12 Leviticus 18:5.


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