25 But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster.
26 [a]For ye are all the sons of God by faith, in Christ Jesus.
27 [b]For all ye that are [c]baptized into Christ, have [d]put on Christ.
Galatians 3:26Because age changeth not the condition of servants, he addeth that we are free by condition, and therefore, seeing we are out of our childhood, we have no more need of a keeper and Schoolmaster.
Galatians 3:27Using a general particle, lest the Jews at the least should not think themselves bound with the band of the Law, he pronounceth that Baptism is common to all believers, because it is a pledge of our delivery in Christ, as well to the Jews as to the Grecians, that by this means all may be truly one in Christ, that is to say, that promised seed to Abraham and inheritors of everlasting life.
Galatians 3:27He setteth Baptism secretly against circumcision, which the false apostles so much bragged of.
Galatians 3:27The Church must put on Christ, as it were a garment, and be covered with him, that it may be thoroughly holy, and without blame.
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