Posts Tagged ‘Lessons from the law’

Galatians 4:1-7 Training for Reigning

Keeping us between the lines until the time for freedom

Paul uses several analogies to explain his point about the law. They all culminate with the understanding that the law was to help guide us until God was ready to deliver us.

Because of our time in history slavery is much less an issue than in Paul’s days, so his first analogy is a little rough for me. I recognize his intent though. A child has no more understanding of how to properly use his inheritance than the person who never expects or is entitled to one in the first place. There is no need for a child to be burdened by the requirements of managing a business. They could never understand it simply for lack of maturity and experience. Read more »