No longer a slave, but a Son

Detail from Eagle-eyed by John Mark Long: www.propheticartists.comSo well-timed in view of my recently ruminating over a personal word concerning Joshua and Caleb, as well as correspondence received today! ‘Tis also a good follow-on to my train journey of ‘Abiding in God’s Word’

Sons of Issachar

Mike Parsons
with Jeremy Westcott

We are looking in more detail at selected characteristics of the Joshua Generation. All those characteristics come out of relationship: they are characteristics of sons, not slaves.

Now I say, as long as the heir is a child, he does not differ at all from a slave although he is owner of everything, but he is under guardians and tutors…  But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son… so that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as sons. Because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!” Therefore you are no longer a slave, but a son; and if a son, then an heir through God (Gal 4:1-7).

If we are to have an inheritance, we need to know and…

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