Galatians 1



Galatians 1 establishes Paul's authority as an apostle, expresses concern about the Galatians turning to a different gospel, and emphasizes the divine origin of his message.


  1. Introduction and Greeting (Galatians 1:1-5): Paul introduces himself as an apostle, emphasizing his divine calling. He greets the churches in Galatia, expressing grace and peace from God and Jesus Christ.

  2. Paul's Amazement and Concern (Galatians 1:6-10): Paul expresses astonishment that the Galatians are turning to a different gospel. He emphasizes that any deviation from the true gospel is a distortion and warns against those who preach a gospel contrary to what he taught.

  3. Paul's Calling and Revelation (Galatians 1:11-24): Paul asserts that his gospel is not of human origin but received through a revelation of Jesus Christ. He recounts his conversion and early ministry, emphasizing that he did not receive his message from other apostles but directly from God.