New International Version
Because you are his sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, "Abba, Father."
King James Bible
And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.
Darby Bible Translation
But because ye are sons, God has sent out the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, Abba, Father.
World English Bible
And because you are children, God sent out the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, "Abba, Father!"
Young's Literal Translation
and because ye are sons, God did send forth the spirit of His Son into your hearts, crying, 'Abba, Father!'
Galatians 4:6 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And because ye are sons - By faith in Christ Jesus, being redeemed both from the bondage and curse of the law; God - the Father, called generally the first person of the glorious Trinity, hath sent forth the Spirit - the Holy Ghost, the second person of that Trinity, of his Son - Jesus Christ, the third person of the Trinity - crying, Abba, Father! from the fullest and most satisfactory evidence that God, the Father, Son, and Spirit, had become their portion. For the explanation of the phrase, and why the Greek and Syriac terms are joined together here, see the notes on Mark 14:36, and on Romans 8:15 (note).
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LibraryMay 7. "I Travail in Birth Again Until Christ be Formed in You" (Gal. Iv. 19).
"I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you" (Gal. iv. 19). It is a blessed moment when we are born again and a new heart is created in us after the image of God. It is a more blessed moment when in this new heart Christ Himself is born and the Christmas time is reproduced in us as we, in some real sense, become incarnations of the living Christ. This is the deepest and holiest meaning of Christianity. It is expressed in Paul's prayer for the Galatians. "My little children, for whom I …
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"Abba, Father," he said, "everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will."
When they came to the border of Mysia, they tried to enter Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus would not allow them to.
And hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.
You, however, are not in the realm of the flesh but are in the realm of the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God lives in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, they do not belong to Christ.
The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry, "Abba, Father."
The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God's children.
2 Corinthians 3:17
Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.
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