Galatians Chapter 5 Bible in Basic English

Galatians 5:1

Christ has truly made us free: then keep your free condition and let no man put a yoke on you again.

Galatians 5:2

See, I Paul say to you, that if you undergo circumcision, Christ will be of no use to you.

Galatians 5:3

Yes, I give witness again to every man who undergoes circumcision, that he will have to keep all the law.

Galatians 5:4

You are cut off from Christ, you who would have righteousness by the law; you are turned away from grace.

Galatians 5:5

For we through the Spirit by faith are waiting for the hope of righteousness.

Galatians 5:6

Because in Christ Jesus, having circumcision or not having circumcision are equally of no profit; but only faith working through love.

Galatians 5:7

You were going on well; who was the cause of your not giving ear to what is true?

Galatians 5:8

This ready belief did not come from him who had made you his.

Galatians 5:9

A little leaven makes a change in all the mass.

Galatians 5:10

I am certain about you in the Lord, that you will be of no other mind; but he who is troubling you will have his punishment, whoever he is.

Galatians 5:11

But I, brothers, if I am still preaching circumcision, why am I still attacked? then has the shame of the cross been taken away.

Galatians 5:12

My desire is that they who give you trouble might even be cut off themselves.

Galatians 5:13

Because you, brothers, were marked out to be free; only do not make use of your free condition to give the flesh its chance, but through love be servants one to another.

Galatians 5:14

For all the law is made complete in one word, even in this, Have love for your neighbour as for yourself.

Galatians 5:15

But if you are given to fighting with one another, take care that you are not the cause of destruction one to another.

Galatians 5:16

But I say, Go on in the Spirit, and you will not come under the rule of the evil desires of the flesh.

Galatians 5:17

For the flesh has desires against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; because these are opposite the one to the other; so that you may not do the things which you have a mind to do.

Galatians 5:18

But if you are guided by the Spirit, you are not under the law.

Galatians 5:19

Now the works of the flesh are clear, which are these: evil desire, unclean things, wrong use of the senses,

Galatians 5:20

Worship of images, use of strange powers, hates, fighting, desire for what another has, angry feelings, attempts to get the better of others, divisions, false teachings,

Galatians 5:21

Envy, uncontrolled drinking and feasting, and such things: of which I give you word clearly, even as I did in the past, that they who do such things will have no part in the kingdom of God.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, a quiet mind, kind acts, well-doing, faith,

Galatians 5:23

Gentle behaviour, control over desires: against such there is no law.

Galatians 5:24

And those who are Christ's have put to death on the cross the flesh with its passions and its evil desires.

Galatians 5:25

If we are living by the Spirit, by the Spirit let us be guided.

Galatians 5:26

Let us not be full of self-glory, making one another angry, having envy of one another.