Summary: This sermon explores the fact that everything changes in our lives once we come to truly know God.
Galatians 4: 1-11
1. There comes a time that we, as believers, receive our full
A. Under Roman Law a child was not of age until
B. At the age of 14 he was of age but did not inherit
his full rights until 25.
C. Prior to Christ, we were like an underage child,
we had not inherited our full rights.
D. However, at the perfect time, God sent His Son to
E. At the time we receive Christ we receive full
rights as sons.
2. There was a time in your life that you did not know God
A. When this is the case, we serve those things that
are not God at all.
B. For the Jewish people, the lack of a personal
relationship with Christ meant that they observed
special days, months, seasons, and years.
C. These people spent their days longing for a Savior
who would come and free them.
D. What they failed to realize is that Christ had come
and they were free.
3. Some have come to truly know God in their lives (8-11).
A. It is a beautiful thing to know God as “Abba,
B. It is incredible to know the freedom that comes in
relationship with Him.
C. However, it would be a very foolish thing to live
my life as if I did not know Him personally thus
entering back into the slavery of trying to please
and impress Him.