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Gal 4:25-26

Discussion in 'Book of Galatians' started by clark thompson, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. clark thompson

    clark thompson Advanced Poster

    Galatians 4:25-26 King James Version (KJV)
    25 For this Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia, and answereth to Jerusalem which now is, and is in bondage with her children.

    26 But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all.

    Galatians 4:25-26 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

    25 Hagar is Mount Sinai in Arabia; she corresponds to the present Yerushalayim, for she serves as a slave along with her children.26 But the Yerushalayim above is free, and she is our mother;

    Complete Jewish Bible(CJB) Copyright © 1998 by David H. Stern. All rights reserved.

    These are my thoughts, please share yours.

    25 Hagar was a slave Sarah hand maid that was bought in Egypt maybe given to her because of the Pharaoh taking her a wife. We don’t answer or live by the law we are not slaves to the Lord we are His children and we serve Him not by demand but by His love and our love for Him. Love is a stronger act for doing then a demand.

    26 We are free from bondage of the law thru Jesus, He fulfilled it for us, this does not mean we should do our best to follow God’s commands, of course we should because we love Him and it shows our love for Him because He knows that by keeping His laws that it is what is best for us.
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