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Galatians 4: 4 But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, 5to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship. Ephesians 1: 5 he predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will These passages speak on the concept of people being ...


Heres some notes. Verse 16 Thou art our Father. Reference to Pentateuch (Deuteronomy 32:6 ). Father. A rare word in this connection. Compare Isaiah 64:8 . Redeemer. See note on Isaiah 60:16 . Bullingers notes.


You are conflating ‘man’ with ‘nations’…. EXODUS 4:22 Then you shall say to Pharaoh, ‘Thus says the Lord: “Israel is My son, My firstborn. When Isaiah says … “For You are our father”, he is speaking on behalf of the people [nation]. A prophet speaks to ‘the people’ on behalf of God and to God on behalf of ‘the people’. GAL 4:6 And because you are sons [snip] ...

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