The Apostle Paul was dealing with people who were saying they believed in Jesus as Messiah, and saying they believed He died for their sins, yet they insisted that certain elements of the Law of Moses should be retained as necessary for salvation. These people were called Judaizers, and they included both Jewish people and Gentiles that had converted to Judaism. For the Judaizers, Christ alone was just not enough.
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