1 But I say that as long as the son is a child, he is in no way different from a servant, though he is lord of all;

2 But is under keepers and managers till the time fixed by the father.

3 So we, when we were young, were kept under the first rules of the world;

4 But when the time had come, God sent out his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,

5 That he might make them free who were under the law, and that we might be given the place of sons.

6 And because you are sons, God has sent out the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, saying, Abba, Father.

7 So that you are no longer a servant, but a son; and if a son, then the heritage of God is yours.

8 But at that time, having no knowledge of God, you were servants to those who by right are no gods:

Gálatas 4:1-8