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Bible Gateway Verse for the Day

Colossians 3:15King James Version

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.

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NewKing James Version

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful.

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English Standard Version

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.

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New American Standard Bible

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful.

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Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional

November 22: Counterfeit Gospels
2 Kings 9:30–10:36; Galatians 1:1–2:21; Proverbs 7:1–9

We’re fine with the idea of God being our savior, but we’re not always keen on the notion of letting Him transform every area of our lives. We often emphasize sharing the gospel, but do we consider the reality of the outcome?

It’s a question Paul poses to the church in Galatia. Typically, when Paul opens a letter to a church, he follows his greeting with a prayer of thanksgiving for the members of the community. But in his correspondence with the Galatians, he skips the niceties and opts for a biting remark, signaling that something is drastically wrong.

“I am astonished that you are turning away so quickly from the one who called you by the grace of Christ to a different gospel, not that there is a different gospel, except there are some who are disturbing you and wanting to distort the gospel of Christ” (Gal 1:6–9).

Paul’s message is especially cutting because the Galatians knew better. Paul himsel…