Listen to the Law!, Part 3
Listen to the Law!
Text: Galatians 4:21-31
God helps those who help themselves, right?
I. Section 1: The Historical Basis of the Analogy (vv. 21-23)
A. Paul’s question, v. 21
B. Paul’s Argument, vv. 22-23
1. Two sons, v. 22a
2. Two mothers, v. 22b
3. Two births, v. 23
II. Section 2: The Spiritual Meaning of the Analogy (vv. 24-27)
A. The Spiritual Meaning of Hagar, vv. 24c-25
B. The Spiritual Meaning of Sarah, vv. 26-27
1. Faith in Christ alone.
2. A life of gratitude and rejoicing.
“Rejoice, O barren one who does not bear; break forth and cry aloud, you who are not in labor! For the children of the desolate one will be more than those of the one who has a husband” (Isa. 54:1).
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