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This past week we had a very good question and answer time on Tuesday.  Some of the discussion centered on Ishmael which led us to clarify a few things that Paul deals with in Galatians on the matter.  In an attempt to provide some good clear teaching on the subject, few do it so well and succinctly as Spurgeon.  Below is his sermon on the subject.

A Sermon
(No. 69)
Delivered on Sabbath Morning, March 2, 1856, by the
REV. C. H. Spurgeon
At New Park Street Chapel, Southwark.

“These are the two covenants.”—Galatians 4:24.

THERE cannot be a greater difference in the world between two things than there is between law and grace. And yet, strange to say, while the things are diametrically opposed and essentially different from each other, the human mind is so depraved, and the intellect, even when blessed by the Spirit, has become so turned aside from right judgment, that one of the most difficult things in the world is to discriminate properly between law and grace. Continue reading “Allegory of Sarah and Hagar in Galatians 4”