Sunday, December 21, 2014

Advent Thought #22, December 22

I mean that the heir, as long as he is a child, is no different from a slave, though he is the owner of everything, but he is under guardians and managers until the date set by his father.  In the same way we also, when we were children, were enslaved to the elementary principles of the world.  But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons.

Galatians 4:1-5

We always have a proclivity to comment on the straight words of Scripture, as if God needs our postscript, which is always longer than the original letter.  I'll leave this as is, thank you very much.

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