Bible: Gal 3:23-4:4

Sons of God Are Heirs of Promise

3:23 Now before faith 1  came we were held in custody under the law, being kept as prisoners 2  until the coming faith would be revealed. 3:24 Thus the law had become our guardian 3  until Christ, so that we could be declared righteous 4  by faith. 3:25 But now that faith has come, we are no longer under a guardian. 5  3:26 For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God through faith. 6  3:27 For all of you who 7  were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave 8  nor free, there is neither male nor female 9 for all of you are one in Christ Jesus. 3:29 And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s descendants, 10  heirs according to the promise.

4:1 Now I mean that the heir, as long as he is a minor, 11  is no different from a slave, though he is the owner 12  of everything. 4:2 But he is under guardians 13  and managers until the date set by his 14  father. 4:3 So also we, when we were minors, 15  were enslaved under the basic forces 16  of the world. 4:4 But when the appropriate time 17  had come, God sent out his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,

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