Galatians 4:1-9 GNT

1 But now to continue - the son who will receive his father's property is treated just like a slave while he is young, even though he really owns everything.
2 While he is young, there are men who take care of him and manage his affairs until the time set by his father.
3 In the same way, we too were slaves of the ruling spirits of the universe before we reached spiritual maturity.
4 But when the right time finally came, God sent his own Son. He came as the son of a human mother and lived under the Jewish Law,
5 to redeem those who were under the Law, so that we might become God's children. 1

References for Galatians 4:5

    • 18 4:5 - 4.5-7 Ro 8.15-17.
      6 To show that you are a his children, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who cries out, "Father, my Father." 2

      References for Galatians 4:6

        • 19 4:6 - +24.6 2 Esd 10.7.
        • f 4:6 - To show that you are; [or] Because you are.
          7 So then, you are no longer a slave but a child. And since you are his child, God will give you all that he has for his children.
          8 In the past you did not know God, and so you were slaves of beings who are not gods.
          9 But now that you know God - or, I should say, now that God knows you - how is it that you want to turn back to those weak and pitiful ruling spirits? Why do you want to become their slaves all over again?