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From Slavery To Sonship, Part 1

December 12, 2010 Pastor: John Fonville Series: Galatians

Scripture: Galatians 4:1–4:7

From Slavery to Sonship

Part 1

 

Text: Galatians 4:1-7

 

Intro/Review:

 

Lesson:

 

I.       The law discloses our need for sonship. vv. 1-3

 

“…to show the power and function of the Law clearly and accurately, in order to frighten us away from the Law in the matter of justification. For when it is used at its very best, the Law is unable to do anything but make the conscience guilty, increase sin, and threaten with death and eternal damnation.” (Martin Luther, Luther’s Works, vol. 26, p. 363).

 

Reflection:

 

What does our enslavement under the law look like?

 

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