And I say, so long time as the heir is a babe, he differeth nothing from a servant -- being lord of all,
but is under tutors and stewards till the time appointed of the father,
so also we, when we were babes, under the elements of the world were in servitude,
and when the fulness of time did come, God sent forth His Son, come of a woman, come under law,
that those under law he may redeem, that the adoption of sons we may receive;
and because ye are sons, God did send forth the spirit of His Son into your hearts, crying, `Abba, Father!'
so that thou art no more a servant, but a son, and if a son, also an heir of God through Christ.
But then, indeed, not having known God, ye were in servitude to those not by nature gods,
and now, having known God -- and rather being known by God -- how turn ye again unto the weak and poor elements to which anew ye desire to be in servitude?