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Meet Your Spiritual Mother (10 of 16)
Series: Being Set Free: Galatians
Dr. Stan Coffey
II. SPIRITUAL TRUTHS
III. PRACTICAL BLESSINGS
The joy of the Lord is our strength and when we can express that joy and let that joy flow from one believer to another believer, the joy of Jesus what a strength, what a power it produces.
I heard somebody say one time that there is nothing sweeter, nothing more powerful and dynamic than a church filled with the joy of the Lord. You don't have to worry about people coming, they'll come to find out what's happening, what's going on because this world is hungry for that joy.
Well, that's as good an introduction to the message tonight from the book of Galatians. Turn to Galatians Chapter 4, and we are going to begin in Verse 21. Last Sunday night or Sunday night before last when we were in Galatians we stopped at Verse 20 and so we want to begin tonight in Galatians 4 Verse 21.
I want to speak tonight on the subject, "Meet Your Spiritual Mother." Meet your spiritual mother. You know who your spiritual Father is, well he talks here about your spiritual mother.
In Verse 21 Paul says, " TELL ME, YOUE THAT DESIRE TO BE UNDER THE LAW, DO YOU NOT HEAR THE LAW? FOR IT IS WRITTEN, THAT ABRAHAM HAD TWO SONS, THE ONE BY A BONDMAID, THE OTHER BY A FREEWOMAN.
BUT HE WHO WAS OF THE BONDWOMAN WAS BORN AFTER THE FLESH; BUT HE OF THE FREEWOMAN WAS BY PROMISE. WHICH THINGS ARE AN ALLEGORY: FOR THESE ARE THE TWO COVENANTS; THE ONE FROM THE MOUNT SINAI, WHICH GENDERETH TO BONDAGE, WHICH IS AGAR." Which that word Agar is the same as the Hebrew Hagar.
" FOR THIS AGAR IS MOUNT SINAI IN ARABIA, AND ANSWERETH TO JERUSALEM WHICH NOW IS, AND IS IN BONDAGE WITH HER CHILDREN. BUT JERUSALEM WHICH IS ABOVE IS FREE, WHICH IS THE MOTHER OF US ALL.
FOR IT IS WRITTEN, REJOICE, THOU BARREN THAT BEAREST NOT; BREAK FORTH AND CRY, THOU THAT TRAVAILEST NOT: FOR THE DESOLATE HATH MANY MORE CHILDREN THAN SHE WHICH HATH ...
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