God sent two men to lead the spread of Christianity. They were both anointed by the Holy Spirit and they both saw the glory of God.
Peter received the gospel of the CIRCUMCISION and took it to the Jews. Paul received the gospel of the UNCIRCUMCISION and took it to the Gentiles. The Bible records arguments between these two men, but both were from God.
Denominations have picked up where they left off and are continuing the arguments today.
The apostle Paul referred to two different kinds of gospels (Gal. 2:7) and few Christians realize that there are two -- they only know of one.
The gospel of the CIRCUMCISION was preached to Jews who mixed up the law of Moses with the grace of God after they accepted Jesus Christ. They thought they could accept Jesus as their Savior and still find more favor with God by doing extra things. They thought that God would love them even more.
But now we believe in the gospel of the UNCIRCUMCISION because we have found that favor with God is only on the basis of what Jesus has already done - not on what we do (or don't do).
Unfortunately, many Christian groups still lean more heavily on the gospel of the CIRCUMCISION (with its Old Testament laws) than on the gospel of the UNCIRCUMCISION (with Jesus' grace). Most people have not heard of two gospels -they think there is only one kind of good news.
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