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"Whatsoever A Man Soweth, That Shall He Also Reap"

(Magill's Quotations in Context)

Context: Paul writes to the churches of Galatia to make explicit the relationship between faith in Christ and the law of Moses. Christ, the fulfillment of the law and prophecy, brings to believers freedom from enslavement under the law: a Gentile does not have to become first a Jew and then a Christian, Paul says. The freedom from the Jewish legalistic code does not, however, remove the obligation of the believer to live a life worthy of the spiritual gift of eternal life which he has received:

Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
And let us not be weary in well doing; for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.