Galatians 4:21-31 Sarah, Hagar, and the freedom that comes from desiring the presence of God

Langdon Palmer

Galatians 4:21-31 Sarah, Hagar, and the freedom that comes from desiring the presence of God

Published June 19, 2016 at 10:00 AM

This podcast gives us both a technical biblical study and an experience of resting in God's presence for our own lives today. Many people struggle with this strange section of Galatians where Paul quotes a section of Genesis that ends with "Get rid of the slave woman and her son, for the slave woman's son will never share in the inheritance with the free woman's son." Doesn't sound exactly loving. What the heck is this all about ? The people Paul was talking too were very proud of their knowledge of the scripture and the fact that they were "Abraham's Sons." Paul effectively says "If you really knew the scriptures, you would know that Abraham had two sons - and they ended up in two very different places. Which son are you... really ?"

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