All which is the work of God, and not man, and is therefore called the circumcision made without hands, ( Colossians 2:11 ) ; it has God, and not man, for its author; and its praise is of God, and not of men; and its seat is in the heart and spirit, and not in the flesh; and such whose hearts are circumcised to love the Lord their God, and fear him, are the true circumcision: which worship God in the spirit. For neither is circumcision anything, nor uncircumcision, but we are a new creation – and may peace be on all  (Gentiles) who will walk by this rule, and may MECRY be upon “the Israel of God”.What grace.. that believing Gentiles, together with believing Jews, are designated by Paul as “the true circumcision”. And the Alexandrian copy reads, "which worship in the Spirit of God"; and so the Complutensian edition, and several copies. That is, we have, through him, renounced the flesh; we have become the true worshippers of God, and have thus attained what was originally contemplated by circumcision, and by all the other rites of religion. The object of worship is "God", and him only; not a creature animate or inanimate, stocks or stones, beasts, birds, men, or angels; only God, Father, Son, and Spirit: that the Father is to be worshipped, is not disputed, see ( John 4:21 John 4:23 ) ; and the Son is to be worshipped with the same worship the Father is; since he is in the form of God, and equal to him, is the Creator of all the Lord of angels and men, and is to be, and is worshipped by both; prayer is made unto him, baptism is administered in his name, and trust and confidence are placed in him; and so is the Holy Ghost, he being equally God with the Father and the Son, and therefore the same homage is to be given to him as to them: and so some indeed read the words here, "which worship God the Spirit"; or the Spirit, who is God. Salem Media Group. They did not understand that the Law of God, the Prophets of Israel, the Psalms and the Feasts-days were all pointing to Christ – and that “the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus”, had set them free from “the law of sin and of death”.Today, as in those early days of Christianity, there is still much confusion about the “gospel of God”, and there are many attempts to add law to grace and works to faith. We are the ones who serve by God's Spirit and who boast in Christ Jesus. We don't put our confidence in rituals performed on the body, The Complete Jewish Bible The progeny of these patriarchs, up to the present day, are called “JEWs”. of We were devoid of hope and without God in the world – but now we have the privilege of being “the true Circumcision”. believing Jews) have been united into ONE BODY in Christ, and together are designated “the true Circumcision” of God. And rejoice in Christ Jesus - See Philippians 3:1. And everyone, he concluded, who worships in the spirit of God and who glories in Christ Jesus is automatically, and mystically, “the true circumcision.” Philippians 3:9 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Philippians 3:9, NIV: "and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ--the righteousness that comes from God on the basis of faith."