Now you, brothers, like Isaac, are children of the promise.
Cross ReferencesGenesis 15:4
Then the word of the LORD came to him, saying, "This one will not be your heir, but one who comes from your own body will be your heir."
Nor because they are Abraham's descendants are they all his children. On the contrary, "Through Isaac your offspring will be reckoned."
So it is not the children of the flesh who are God's children, but it is the children of the promise who are regarded as offspring.
And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's seed and heirs according to the promise.
His son by the slave woman was born according to the flesh, but his son by the free woman was born because of the promise.
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit, brothers. Amen.
Chapter Outline1. We were under the law till Christ came, as the heir is under the guardian till he be of age.
5. But Christ freed us from the law;
7. therefore we are servants no longer to it.
14. Paul remembers the Galatians' good will to him, and his to them;
22. and shows that we are the sons of Abraham by the freewoman.
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