Episode 12

An Excursus on Adoption – What did Paul mean when he said “we receive the adoption as sons”?

Show Notes

In today’s episode, Tim Hegg takes us through an excursus on “Adoption” and what it means for us today as Jewish and non-Jewish believers in Messiah. Was the idea of “adoption” common in the ancient Semitic world? What was the purpose of “adoption” in Biblical times and in the Scriptures? Get the answers to these questions and more in this weeks episode!

Galatians 4:4-5 & An Excursus on Adoption (PDF), by Tim Hegg

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