In the last post, we discussed the inheritance for Israel, showing that because of immaturity, they were the same as bondslaves. Their immaturity was not based upon age, but upon their legal status under the Law. An heir cannot inherit until reaching legal age. This we covered in Galatians 4:1-2. When and how did Israel's inheritance come? Legal Status as Children According to Paul, Israel's legal status was that of a child, a minor too young to receive their inheritance. Thus, they were under "stewards" until the time appointed of the Father. This is described as being under the "elements of the ...
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