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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 ...


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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.


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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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