Do not lag in zeal, be enthusiastic in spirit, serve the Lord.
Formerly when you did not know God, you were enslaved to beings that by nature are not gods at all.
“No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate
No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate
For the one who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and approved by people.
But you know his qualifications, that like a son working with his father, he served with me in advancing the gospel.
because you know that you will receive your
“We are descendants
But I will punish
serving the Lord with all humility
We know that
But now we have been released from the law, because we have died
But now that you have come to know God (or rather to be known by God), how can you turn back again to the weak and worthless
Now Hagar represents Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present Jerusalem, for she is in slavery with her children.
For you were called to freedom, brothers and sisters;
For we too were once foolish, disobedient, misled, enslaved to various passions and desires, spending our lives in evil and envy, hateful and hating one another.
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