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Galatians 4:1-20

NIV 1 What I am saying is that as long as the heir is a child, he is no different from a slave, although he owns the whole estate. NIV 1 What I am saying is that as long as the heir is a child, he is no different from a slave, although he owns the whole estate. NIV 2 He is subject to guardians and trustees until the time set by his father. NIV 2 He is subject to guardians and trustees until the time set by his father. NIV 3 So also, when we were children, we were in slavery under the basic principles of the world. NIV 3 So also, when we were children, we were in slavery under the basic principles of the world. NIV 4 But when the time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under law, NIV 4 But when the time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under law, NIV 5 to redeem those under law, that we might receive the full rights of sons. NIV 5 to redeem those under law, that we might receive the full rights of sons. NIV 6 Because you are sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, ""Abba", Father." NIV 6 Because you are sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, ""Abba", Father." NIV 7 So you are no longer a slave, but a son; and since you are a son, God has made you also an heir. NIV 7 So you are no longer a slave, but a son; and since you are a son, God has made you also an heir. NIV 8 Formerly, when you did not know God, you were slaves to those who by nature are not gods. NIV 8 Formerly, when you did not know God, you were slaves to those who by nature are not gods. NIV 9 But now that you know God--or rather are known by God--how is it that you are turning back to those weak and miserable principles? Do you wish to be enslaved by them all over again? NIV 9 But now that you know God--or rather are known by God--how is it that you are turning back to those weak and miserable principles? Do you wish to be enslaved by them all over again? NIV 10 You are observing special days and months and seasons and years! NIV 10 You are observing special days and months and seasons and years! NIV 11 I fear for you, that somehow I have wasted my efforts on you. NIV 11 I fear for you, that somehow I have wasted my efforts on you. NIV 12 I plead with you, brothers, become like me, for I became like you. You have done me no wrong. NIV 12 I plead with you, brothers, become like me, for I became like you. You have done me no wrong. NIV 13 As you know, it was because of an illness that I first preached the gospel to you. NIV 13 As you know, it was because of an illness that I first preached the gospel to you. NIV 14 Even though my illness was a trial to you, you did not treat me with contempt or scorn. Instead, you welcomed me as if I were an angel of God, as if I were Christ Jesus himself. NIV 14 Even though my illness was a trial to you, you did not treat me with contempt or scorn. Instead, you welcomed me as if I were an angel of God, as if I were Christ Jesus himself. NIV 15 What has happened to all your joy? I can testify that, if you could have done so, you would have torn out your eyes and given them to me. NIV 15 What has happened to all your joy? I can testify that, if you could have done so, you would have torn out your eyes and given them to me. NIV 16 Have I now become your enemy by telling you the truth? NIV 16 Have I now become your enemy by telling you the truth? NIV 17 Those people are zealous to win you over, but for no good. What they want is to alienate you [from us], so that you may be zealous for them. NIV 17 Those people are zealous to win you over, but for no good. What they want is to alienate you [from us], so that you may be zealous for them. NIV 18 It is fine to be zealous, provided the purpose is good, and to be so always and not just when I am with you. NIV 18 It is fine to be zealous, provided the purpose is good, and to be so always and not just when I am with you. NIV 19 My dear children, for whom I am again in the pains of childbirth until Christ is formed in you, NIV 19 My dear children, for whom I am again in the pains of childbirth until Christ is formed in you, NIV 20 how I wish I could be with you now and change my tone, because I am perplexed about you! NIV 20 how I wish I could be with you now and change my tone, because I am perplexed about you!