Bible: Gal 4:3-8

4:3 So also we, when we were minors, 1  were enslaved under the basic forces 2  of the world. 4:4 But when the appropriate time 3  had come, God sent out his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, 4:5 to redeem those who were under the law, so that we may be adopted as sons with full rights. 4  4:6 And because you are sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, who calls 5 Abba! 6  Father! 4:7 So you are no longer a slave but a son, and if you are 7  a son, then you are also an heir through God. 8 

Heirs of Promise Are Not to Return to Law

4:8 Formerly when you did not know God, you were enslaved to beings that by nature are not gods at all. 9 

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