Gal. 3:2 This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith? From define of at Dictionary.com Synonyms concerning regarding showing about from like Which of those synonyms would you replace of with in Gal. 3:2? I will go with, concerning, regarding, about; because the faith is what Jesus did that allowed the Holy Spirit of God to be given to you. John 16:7 Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. Does not that in bold in John 16:7 mean, If I am not obedient unto death even the death of the cross the Comforter will not be sent? It was after this discourse they went into the Garden of Gethsemane. It was at this time Hebrews 5:7,8 speaks of Jesus learning obedience. It was at this time Phil. 2:8 states he became obedient. Read Hebrews 12:1-4 and then ponder on passage beginning with verse 4 then seeing the death on the cross which followed verse 4 in verses 3,4 in verse 2 and understand that it was this obedience that made Jesus the author and finisher of the faith of verse 2. The word our is not in the Greek in verse 2. In the obedience of Jesus Christ unto death on the cross he became our faith unto life because God his Father raised him from the dead. The sinless Lamb of God died for us, paid our penalty. In reality by paying our penalty he, Jesus the very flesh born Son of God should have stayed dead for ever and ever. According to mercy he saved us by Grace, the resurrection of Jesus, through the faith, the death of Jesus. It is that faith, the death of Jesus that allows the imputation of the righteousness of God to the elect. The elect are justified by his faith, the death of Jesus. Unbelief is the condition of being dead in trespass and sin, concluded under sin by being under the law. One does not become a believer because he believes something, be becomes a believer because he is translated from being under the law to under grace by being given the promise of the Holy Spirit of God which comes through the resurrected Jesus who first received the promise of the Holy Spirit from God his Father.