7Therefore you are nolonger a slave, but a son; and 1if a son, then an heirathroughGod.
8However at that time, 2when you did not knowGod, you were 3slaves to 4those which by nature are nogods.
But now that you have come to knowGod, orrather to be 5known by God, 6how is it that you turnbackagain to the weak and worthlessb7elementalthings, to which you desire to be enslavedalloveragain?
You 8observedays and months and seasons and years.
I fear for you, that perhaps I have laboredcover you in vain.
I beg of you, 9brethren, 10become as I am, for I also have become as you are. You have done me nowrong;
but you know that it was because of a dbodilyillness that I preached the gospel to you the efirsttime;
and that which was a ftrial to you in my gbodilycondition you did not despiseorhloathe, but 11you received me as an angel of God, as 12ChristJesus Himself.
15Wherethen is ithat sense of blessing you had? For I bear you witness that, ifpossible, you would have plucked out your eyes and given them to me.
16So have I become your enemy13by jtelling you the truth?
They eagerlyseek you, not commendably, but they wish to shut you out so that you will seek them.