Tag Archives: Galatians 4

siding with the bully

Galatians 4:28-31 (JDV) Galatians 4:28 Now you too, brothers, like Isaac, are promised children. Galatians 4:29 But just as then the child born as a result of the physical act persecuted the one born as a result of the Spirit, … Continue reading

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children of the desolate woman

Galatians 4:21-27 (JDV) Galatians 4:21 Tell me, you who want to be under the law, aren’t you listening to the law? Galatians 4:22 You see, it is written that Abraham had two sons, one from a slave and the other … Continue reading

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listen to our enemies

Galatians 4:15-20 (JDV) Galatians 4:15 Where, then, is that feeling that you were blessed? Because I testify to you that, if you were able, you would have gouged out your eyes and given them to me. Galatians 4:16 So, have … Continue reading

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the hurt of rejection

Galatians 4:12-14 (JDV) Galatians 4:12 I beg you, brothers: Become like me, since I also became like you. Do not wrong me; Galatians 4:13 you know that it was because of a physical weakness that I announced the gospel to … Continue reading

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additions that subtract

Galatians 4:8-11 (JDV) Galatians 4:8 But because you didn’t know God then, you were enslaved to natural creatures who are not gods. Galatians 4:9 But now, since you have discovered God, but more – you have been discovered by God, … Continue reading

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from slaves to sons

Galatians 4:1-7 (JDV) Galatians 4:1 But I am saying that as long a time as the heir is a child, he does not differ at all from a slave, although he is the master of everything. Galatians 4:2 Instead, he … Continue reading

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choosing God on his terms

Galatians 4.  You and I have to make the same choice as the Galatians did. We can decide to do our best, and hope that God accepts it. That is the choice of Hagar, of Ishmael, of the letter, of … Continue reading

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when pride took over

Galatians 4.  What turned these victors in to victims? It was pride. Yes, that’s right… pride. In verse 17, Paul says “They make much of you, but for no good purpose. They want to shut you out, that you may … Continue reading

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benefits of adoption

Galatians 4:1-7.   Being adopted into the family of God takes away your burdens, and substitutes benefits. The first benefit is redemption. Paul says “you are no longer a slave (7).” Gentiles are redeemed by the same blood of Christ that … Continue reading

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