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THE EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE TO THE GALATIANS - Chapter 4 - Verse 7

Verse 7. Wherefore. In consequence of this privilege of addressing God as your Father.

Thou art no more. You who are Christians.

A servant. In the servitude of sin; or treated as a servant by being bound under the oppressive rites and ceremonies of the law. Comp. See Barnes "Ga 4:3".

 

But a son. A child of God, adopted into his family, and to be treated as a son.

And if a son, etc. Entitled to all the privileges of a son, and of course to be regarded as an heir through the Redeemer, and with him. See the sentiment here expressed explained: See Barnes "Ro 8:17".

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