Read or Listen to Galatians Chapter 4 here.

  • Review Galatians 4:1-4. Discuss the differences and the similarities of Sons/Daughters and Slaves.

  • What is the role of the Holy Spirit in transferring slaves into sonship? What are the benefits and privileges granted by the Holy Spirit living in our hearts?

  • How were the Galatians trying to earn favor with God? (Galatians 4:10) Do we try to earn favor with God? How?

  • Why was Paul afraid for them? (Galatians 4:11-12)

  • Discuss the Galatians care for Paul when he was with them. (Galatians 4:13-14)

  • Discuss the Galatians attitude toward Paul after the false teachers had come. (Galatians 4:16-20) What lessons can we learn from this change of heart?

  • Discuss Paul’s analogy of Ishmael and Isaac. Why is it necessary to “get rid of the slave and her son”? (Galatians 4:21-31)

  • Did anything stand out in your reading today that you could share with someone else?