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From Sonship To Slavery, Part 1

February 13, 2011 Pastor: John Fonville Series: Galatians

Scripture: Galatians 4:8–4:11

From Sonship To Slavery

Part 1


Text: Galatians 4:8-11




The essence of Paul’s message here is: Once you were slaves. Now you are sons. How then can your turn back and desire to be slaves again?




I.            Paul Reminds the Galatians of Who They Were: Ignorant of God, v. 8


Whatever we worship, to that we are enslaved.


“Whoever falls from the doctrine of justification is ignorant of God and is an idolater” (Luther’s Works, vol. 26, p. 395).




How then do we avoid the Galatians’ folly? How do we avoid turning from sonship back into slavery?



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