Children of the Promise
Scripture: Galatians 4:21–4:31
Historical background: Story of Abraham. Vv. 21-23
Contrasting Pictures: Vv. 24-27
Birth by human process Birth by promise
Old Covenant based on law New Covenant based on promise
Earthly Jerusalem Heavenly Jerusalem
When you are living in freedom, expect persecution. Vs. 29
• Remember who you are.
- Galatians 2:20
- Galatians 3:26
- Galatians 4:7
- Galatians 4:31
• Remember who your daddy is.
- Our Father is a good God.
- Our Father is a Sovereign God.
- Our Father is a Promise-Keeping God.
Take Home Idea: Remember as a Christ-follower, you are a child of God’s promise, and you are free.