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Galatians 4:1-9

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?