In our series of Galatians we are mining the gems that are found in this small, but deeply rich letter. The idea that, “Because we are sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, "Abba Father”, is a jewel that we cannot pass over. What the Apostle Paul puts before us speaks to something that every Christian struggles with, namely just how much God love us. It is hard for the human heart to focus on how profoundly loved by God we are. Tim Keller calls this the experience of our sonship.
In this sermon, we will discover the way that God affirms to our hearts the truth of our sonship. The word of God sets before us God’s love for us in a profoundly emotive way by the presence of the Holy Spirit crying out, "Abba Father.” It is the Spirit of his Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, that lives in us and affirms the filial connection we have with the Father.
Our Old Testament reading gives us the extent to which Go