Where Did You Get Your Gospel?
Galatians 1:11-12
Following verse 10, Paul moves his argument against his alleged "man-centeredness" towards a more defined argument, beginning in verse 11.
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Following verse 10, Paul moves his argument against his alleged "man-centeredness" towards a more defined argument, beginning in verse 11. Here, he further clarifies that he could not have conducted his ministry for the pleasure of his audience because his gospel was not man's gospel . This is the beginning of a somewhat lengthy defense of his validity as an apostle, as he goes on to the end of chapter 1 defending his call and revelation, and then throughout chapter 2 with even further retort. Verses 11 & 12 combine to introduce Paul's testimony, which hereafter he retells to the Galatians in order to highlight those things which prove his apostleship (something that the insurgent false teachers apparently attacked). First, in verse 11, he declares: "My gospel is not humanly produced." Such an outrageous claim demands an explanation. So, he continues in verse 12: "I did not take my gospel from any man (perhaps to say, "I didn't read about it, or receive it in a conversation"), nor did I learn it from a man (in school, in the synagogue, through discourse with a spiritual elder, etc.), but it came straight from Jesus Christ himself." Paul denies any human means of communication with two negative statements (did not receive it, was not taught it), and then claims divine communication with a positive one. How happy the religious skeptics would be if Paul stopped here! Is this not where false teachers throughout history have to end the conversation concerning their authority?
10000000007934 7934 Notes 2009-05-17 23:13:02 2009-05-20 17:07:55 Following verse 10, Paul moves his argument against his alleged "man-centeredness" towards a more defined argument, beginning in verse 11. Here, he further clarifies that he could not have conducted his ministry for the pleasure of his audience because his gospel was not man's gospel . This is the beginning of a somewhat lengthy defense of his validity as an apostle, as he goes on to the end of chapter 1 defending his call and revelation, and then throughout chapter 2 with even further retort. Verses 11 & 12 combine to introduce Paul's testimony, which hereafter he retells to the Galatians in order to highlight those things which prove his apostleship (something that the insurgent false teachers apparently attacked). First, in verse 11, he declares: "My gospel is not humanly produced." Such an outrageous claim demands an explanation. So, he continues in verse 12: "I did not take my gospel from any man (perhaps to say, "I didn't read about it, or receive it in a conversation"), nor did I learn it from a man (in school, in the synagogue, through discourse with a spiritual elder, etc.), but it came straight from Jesus Christ himself." Paul denies any human means of communication with two negative statements (did not receive it, was not taught it), and then claims divine communication with a positive one. How happy the religious skeptics would be if Paul stopped here! Is this not where false teachers throughout history have to end the conversation concerning their authority? notes
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Γνωρίζω δὲ ὑμῖν, ἀδελφοί, τὸ εὐαγγέλιον τὸ εὐαγγελισθὲν ὑπ’ ἐμοῦ ὅτι οὐκ ἔστιν κατὰ ἄνθρωπον·
For I would have you know, brothers, that the gospel that was preached by me is not man's gospel.
οὐδὲ γὰρ ἐγὼ παρὰ ἀνθρώπου παρέλαβον αὐτό,
For I did not receive it from any man,
οὔτε ἐδιδάχθην,
nor was I taught it,
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ἀλλὰ δι’ ἀποκαλύψεως Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ.
but I received it through a revelation of Jesus Christ.
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10000000007934 7934 Arc 2009-05-17 23:13:02 2009-05-20 17:07:55 editing Galatians 1 11 1 12 Galatians 1:11-12 48 NT tisch esv i215683 i215679 Γνωρίζω δὲ ὑμῖν, ἀδελφοί, τὸ εὐαγγέλιον τὸ εὐαγγελισθὲν ὑπ’ ἐμοῦ ὅτι οὐκ ἔστιν κατὰ ἄνθρωπον· For I would have you know, brothers, that the gospel that was preached by me is not man's gospel. i215684 i215685 i215680 οὐδὲ γὰρ ἐγὼ παρὰ ἀνθρώπου παρέλαβον αὐτό, For I did not receive it from any man, i215681 οὔτε ἐδιδάχθην, nor was I taught it, alternative i215682 ἀλλὰ δι’ ἀποκαλύψεως Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ. but I received it through a revelation of Jesus Christ. negativepositive 2 ideaexplanation 1 1 1 1 tisch 25 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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