Galatians 4:26 New King James Version (NKJV). The earthly system is a copy and shadow of the heavenly system. Accordingly just as our physical life is given to us by our natural mothers, eternal life is given to us by our God the Mother. A primary pronoun of the first person I. Your insistence is not different from the Jews who rejected and crucified Jesus 2,000 years ago. Most Christians even do not understand the basic truth of the Trinity. From this principle of nature, we can understand that there should be God the Mother as well as God the Father to receive spiritual life or eternal life. For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? I believe in her !! Mother (16) Above (13) Free (13) Us (4) Freewoman (3) Heavenly (2) Spiritual (1) Represents (1) Messianic (1) Kingdom (1) High (1) Verse Info. With our physical eyes, we cannot discern spiritual things. Galatians 4:26 -- Part 1 It seems the WMSCOG is constantly quoting Galatians 4:26 to prove that there is a "Mother God": "But the Jerusalem that is above is free, and she is our mother." Only God can. Moreover, all thing were created by God’s will. I also don’t think that Jesus is what Paul is referring to in Gal 4:26. Galatians 4:26. Probably from the alternate of erchomai; unrestrained, i.e. I was approached by a member of your church and she shared this to me. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist. This is what we speak, not in words taught us by human wisdom but in words taught by the Spirit, expressing spiritual truths in spiritual words. “We know that Christ, being raised from the dead, will never die again; death no longer has dominion over him.” – Romans 6:9. Most especially, the word “we” is used to refer to God in Genesis 1:26-27: Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them…” God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. Otherwise, you can end up reading something *into* the text that isn’t there, rather than reading what’s actually there *from* the text. Thanks for translating. The LORD said to Moses: ... May God bless us in his mercy. Sign up for the Verse of the Day. Have a great day and will pray for your salvation. And because Jesus established the new covenant and made us as the children of promise of the new covenant, we ought to be called as the Spiritual Mother. Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular. So, therefore, the Jerusalem in Galatians 4:26 is free (only God is free) and in heaven is surely God the Mother, Heavenly Mother. Moreover, if the bride means the saints, the bride (the saints) becomes “our Mother.” Then whom does the word “our” (from our Mother) refer to? Galatians 4:21–31 contains Paul's allegory about Abraham's two wives, and the two sons born through them. We must consider the context in which it is written, which in this case includes verses 21-31. 2) Mary is a mere woman who gave birth to Jesus. Selah…, Isaiah 2:2,3 And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the LORD'S house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it…. Is the “mother” in Galatians 4:26 called “God”? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ. Galatians 4:26. Therefore, in Galatians 4:26, it is clear that when Paul says that the “new Jerusalem is our mother” he is referring to the heavenly country Jerusalem as our motherland. (Romans 1:20), You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things and by your will they were created and have their being (Revelation 4:11). Galatians 4:26 New King James Version (NKJV) 26 but the Jerusalem above is free, which is the mother of us all. children of promise--not children after the flesh, but through the promise ( Galatians 4:23 Galatians 4:29 Galatians 4:31). Galatians 4:26 26 But k the Jerusalem above is free, and she is our mother. Ga). I know. God the Mother. When you realize the Trinity correctly, God will give you a mind to understand the Bible. Unfortunately, i had a lot of questions but didn’t bother to ask them bec I was in quite a hurry. Get beautiful Bible art delivered to your inbox. That reading then gets applied to other passages such as the heavenly Jerusalem of Revelation. in contrast with the previous τῇ νῦν Ἱερουσ. Yup. However, so far, we called God “God the Father.” It’s because it’s prophesied that God the Mother is to appear in the last age: in the age of the Holy Spirit: The Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let him who hears say, “Come!” Whoever is thirsty, let him come; and whoever wishes, let him take the free gift of the water of life. But altogether different from the position of the present Jerusalem is that of the upper Jerusalem, which is free; and this upper Jerusalem is our mother. How could ppl insist that Gal 4:26 refers to Jesus not God the Mother? 6 And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father. Every living creatures receive life from their mothers finally. Here is an excerpt of an excellent article entitled, “ Mother In The Bible: Country Or Korean Lady? Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, NT Letters: Galatians 4:26 But the Jerusalem that is above (Gal. δέ] places the ἄνω Ἱερουσ. Does Galatians 4:26 prove that God the Mother is real? I also published an article for your questions. “But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all.” Some will contend that Galatians 4:26—"but the Jerusalem above is free, which is the mother of us all"—proves that a Christian is a fetus conceived by the Holy Spirit, and by analogy, is being carried in the womb of the church, awaiting birth into the Kingdom of God at the resurrection when Christ returns. Bible Rank: 17217; Galatians Rank: 143; 7 Topics; 14 Themes; 25 Cross References; 1 Reading; Interlinear; 2 Names; 23 References; Share This Verse: Context Readings. But it doesn’t mean that Mary is the mother of God. Galatians 4:26 "But the Jerusalem that is above is free, and she is our mother." https://oceaniawmscog.com/holy-spirit-name/, https://mygodchristahnsahnghong.com/2013/05/19/there-is-no-god-the-mother-in-the-bible/, http://crc.ac/be-born-again-through-baptism/, https://mygodchristahnsahnghong.com/2016/07/ahnsahnghong-cannot-be-the-christ-because-god-cannot-die-again/, [Ahnsahnghong] The Truth That Set Us Free from Sin, ASEZ from WMSCOG reducing crimes such as violence and human trafficking crimes. Galatians 4:22 For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman. A mother. Paul had introduced this contrast to the law and the faith in Christ Jesus back in Gal 3:10 and had been working up to this point in Gal:46. Hello! The Jerusalem is stood for Woman, the Heavenly Jerusalem. In fact, a few verses earlier in Gal 4:24, Paul tells us how he’s talking about the Jerusalem above, “allegorically”, and who/what exactly he’s referring to in this allegory: “These women are two covenants.”. Not a hint of doubtfulness can be found in our faith when we examine the Scriptures according to the interpretations of the Root of David, the second coming Christ Ahnsahnghong. Now the time has arrived. However, Mary gave birth to Jesus as a virgin (which doesn’t make sense either but is made possible by the power and divine will of God) 3. Paul sets out to use Scripture to show the difference between being born into slavery, by human effort, as opposed to being born into freedom, by the work of God through the Holy Spirit. I do pray a lot for that. It’s important for us to start reading from verse 21, or the whole chapter or even the whole book to know the truth. Skybluesky answered well for your questions. So, the new covenant is His sacrifice. 29. persecuted--Ishmael "mocked" Isaac, which contained in it the germ and spirit of persecution ( Genesis 21:9). (Hebrews 8:5), For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities–his eternal power and divine nature–have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse. not a slave, or exempt. Galatians 4:26 New Living Translation (NLT). Which means there is not only God the Father (Matthew 6:9) but also God the Mother in heaven. In this passage, St. Paul speaks of the Church Militant here on earth. Galatians 5:1 Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. So, We have a our Heavenly Mother. Behold, for your iniquities have ye sold yourselves, and for your transgressions is your mother put away. International Standard Version But the heavenly Jerusalem is the free woman, and she is our spiritual mother. Some claim that the bride refers to the saints. (2 Co 5:16). As in most cases, this verse could never be understood ON ITS OWN. Galatians 4:26 Context. Isaiah 52:9 Break forth into joy, sing together, ye waste places of Jerusalem: for the LORD hath comforted his people, he hath redeemed Jerusalem. or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? What was Paul's point when he mentioned the "Jerusalem above is free"? Word Count of 36 Translations in Galatians 4:26. The slanderers or sinners cannot interpret God’s words. 1) In the books of the Old Testaments, more than 90% of the word “God” is referred to as “Elohim”, which means “Gods” not “a God.” The word “Elohim” appears more than 2,500 times. (Ga 4:26). It’s great that you’ve met a member of our church. New King James Version (NKJV) Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. What else do you need to confirm about God the Mother? This means that there are two images of God: the male image and female image. We can’t doubt. Which is the mother of us all.--The true reading is, undoubtedly, which is our mother, omitting "all." That is, the Bride = the heavenly Jerusalem = our Mother. Those who deny God the Mother also deny the Bible. Especially the so-called the EX-MEMBERS. I, the first-person pronoun. 4 But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, 5 To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons. The Bible teaches us that God is our Father and we are His children (2Co 6:18). To get what Galatians 4:26 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. Paul says right in the first chapter of Galatians: “But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you, let him be accursed. 26 but the Jerusalem above is free, which is the mother of us all. They will fall into a pit. Just as how the Apostle Paul testified, the will (the new covenant) of Jesus is effective when Jesus dies. She is the free woman, and she is our mother. How much more should we submit to the Father of our spirits and live! Anyone who proclaims herself the “heavenly mother” or who claims to be the literal “bride of Christ” is practicing deceit. But the heavenly Jerusalem is free, and she is our mother. Did the apostle Paul really worship two different Gods? Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God Lectionary: 18 . That’s the reason why we must know the existence of God the Mother and receive Her for our salvation. From the earthly family on this earth, we can realize the heavenly family. 23 But he who was of the bondwoman was born after the flesh; but he of the freewoman was by promise. Galatians 4:26. What was given to them? May 1, 2016 | God the Mother, Uncategorized | 17 comments. The spiritual Jerusalem is the Christian Church. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the. Who is this ‘Son of Man’?”, Please read the following article about your insistence that Christ Ahnsahnghong cannot be Christ because He died in 1985: https://mygodchristahnsahnghong.com/2016/07/ahnsahnghong-cannot-be-the-christ-because-god-cannot-die-again/. Well, no wonder we need the Root of David to explain things out for us. You know the Holy Spirit is God the Father according to the Trinity. R/ May God bless us in his mercy. 25 For this Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia, and answereth to Jerusalem which now is, and is in bondage with her children. But the Jerusalem above is free, and she is our mother. When should we celebrate the Lord’s Supper? Who has the authority to give us the water of life or eternal life? John 12:33-34: He said this to show the kind of death he was going to die. Or am I trying to please man? I am, exist. (Galatians 4:31)The World Mission Society Church of God (or simply, the Church of God) believes “Mother God” not only exists in the Bible, but exists in the flesh today in South Korea. "We are" so, and ought to wish to continue so. This cannot be so on several counts. Jang Gil-ja--born 10/1943), also spelled Chang Gil-jah and Zahng Gil-jah, is a South Korean woman believed to be God the Mother by the Seongnam-based World Mission Society Church of God. When the Jerusalem in heaven is Jesus and the Lamb is Jesus… Okay… Are there two Jesus? The Bible clearly says that our Mother. Please refer to https://oceaniawmscog.com/holy-spirit-name/ You will be able to post your questions at the linked post. God bless you Jessy. Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Feminine Singular, Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Plural. 24 Which things are an allegory: for these are the two covenants; the one from the mount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, which is Agar. Though we once regarded Christ in this way, we do so no longer. The Bible clearly testifies about God the Mother. (Ge 1:26-27). 5 God sent him to buy freedom for us who were slaves to the law, so that he could adopt us as his very own children. Galatians 4:26. (Re 22:17), In this age, the Spirit and the bride are to give us the water of life. Song of Solomon 8:1,2 O that thou wert as my brother, that sucked the breasts of my mother! The Jerusalem is the wife of the Lamb (Jesus; God the Father). Required fields are marked *. For God to be born as a man, God chose Mary. So, the “mother” in Galatians 4:26 is not a literal female personage. No problemo. So Paul isn’t talking about a person of the Godhead, but is instead contrasting (1) the covenant of the law, which is slavery to the law, and (2) the covenant of the promise, which is freedom by faith in Christ Jesus. The Church of God, in the full comprehension of the term, includes the Church Militant on earth, the Church at rest, and, in the future, the Church triumphant in heaven. Learn more about God the Mother through all of the studies below. If Ahnsahnghong was the (2nd coming of) Christ, he wouldn’t have died in 1985. Keep reading through to Galatians 5:12, and especially note Galatians 5:6 on the way. I am indebted to another for the following outline: For this reason, the Jews and the religious leaders persecuted and crucified Jesus on a cross two thousand years ago. She (the person who shared this to me) said that if there is a Heavenly father, shouldn’t there be also a heavenly mother? Bec without one, it wouldn’t make sense. when I should find thee without, I would kiss thee; yea, I should not be despised…. Up, above, up to the top, up to the brim, things above, heaven, the heavenly region. Only the World Mission Society Church of God (the slanderers abreviate it as WMSCOG) keeps the Passover of the new covenant and has God the Mother. Father and Mother? Wesley's Galatians 4:26 Bible Commentary 4:26 But the other covenant is derived from Jerusalem that is above, which is free - Like Sarah from all inward and outward bondage, and is the mother of us all - That is, all who believe in Christ, are free citizens of the New Jerusalem. In order to illustrate this more clearly, here are some additional Biblical examples of the word “mother” being used to refer to a … For I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it, but I received it through a revelation of Jesus Christ” – Galatians 1:8-11. And for there to be a father and children, there must be a mother. They are telling gibberish with their purpose to deny or to slander the World Mission Society Church of God who believes in God the Mother (Heavenly Mother). Thanks for visiting and spreading out the good news about our most HOLY GOD, Heavenly Mother. Rather, it is a symbolic representation of the kingdom of Christ. "We" better accords with Galatians 4:26, "mother of us." Galatians 4:26 - CEV - But our mother is the city of Jerusalem in heaven... Study verse in the Contemporary English Version Galatians 4:10 (KJV) Square Portrait Landscape Ye observe days, and months, and times, and years. If God is our mother (Genesis 1.27), and if Jerusalem is our mother (Galatians 4.26), then Jerusalem must be referring to God. (Hebrews 12:9), They serve at sanctuary that is copy and shadow of what is in heaven…. ? It’s absolutely hilarious that THE ONES WHO DENY (the people for example, like the NCPCOG) are mentioning about the Passover when they’re not even keeping it. Moreover, we have all had human fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it. Hosea 2:2,5 Plead with your mother, plead: for she is not my wife, neither am I her husband: let her therefore put away her whoredoms out of her sight, and her adulteries from between her breasts; …. Psalm 87:3-6 Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. Of Hebrew origin; Hierusalem, the capitol of Palestine. The will is effective when the person dies. We should not confuse the physical things with the spiritual things. Some will contend that Galatians 4:26 —"but the Jerusalem above is free, which is the mother of us all"—proves that a Christian is a fetus conceived by the Holy Spirit, and by analogy, is being carried in the womb of the church, awaiting birth into the Kingdom of God at the resurrection when Christ returns. Why did God grant us the family system on this earth? The heavenly Jerusalem was the metropolis of Christianity, just as the earthly Jerusalem was the metropolis of Judaism. Apparently a primary word; a 'mother'. I hope you can answer these for me, 1. 26 But the other woman, Sarah, represents the heavenly Jerusalem. Free, delivered from obligation. . That interpretation depends on the prior (mis)reading of Genesis 1.27. But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, Revelation 21:2. # 4:5 Greek sons; also in 4:6. But now, after that ye have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn ye again to the weak and beggarly elements, whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage? Not Man. There is no doubt that we have Heavenly Mother, people who deny Heavenly Mother, they deny God and the Bible. See spanish version here. Another passage that pictures the city of God and its inhabitants as a mother and children is Isaiah 49:17-21. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding (Proverbs 9:10). The slanderers have no idea what they’re doing. Those who deny Heavenly Mother (God the Mother) insist that Galatians 4:26 does not indicate God the Mother but Jesus. Read more Share Copy Show footnotes A service of Faithlife / Logos Bible Software . But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to innumerable angels in festal gathering, Philippians 3:20. Galatians 4:26. If then, your father and mother also will be your father and mother in heaven. If you get the whole context of the book of Galatians, you’ll see that Paul is warning the Galatians of being drawn away to a gospel contrary to the one that was given to the early church. World Mission Society Church of God University Student Volunteer Group: Reduce Crime Together, World Mission Society Church of God Sermon Videos: YouTube Channel, [WMSCOG] The Gospel Life of Jesus and David’s Throne. Your email address will not be published. As we have said before, so now I say again: If anyone is preaching to you a gospel contrary to the one you received, let him be accursed. However, can the saints give us the water of life? Second, the “mother” (Greek μήτηρ meter) reference in Galatians 4:26 corresponds to the heavenly city of Jerusalem which represents Sarah who is the free woman mentioned in verse 22. The, the definite article. Then, who is the bride who is to give us the water of life? We’ll send you a new verse every day to download or share. But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all. So, therefore, the Jerusalem in Galatians 4:26 is free (only God is free) and in heaven is surely God the Mother, Heavenly Mother. But if you read Romans 10:9-10 and also John 6:40, it says there that we shall be saved as long as we confess and believe in the Lord Jesus. But the Jerusalem above is free, and she is our mother. It’s already time to be humble to receive God the Mother in these last days. Your email address will not be published. Hebrews 12:22. Galatians 4:11 (KJV) Square Portrait Landscape I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed upon you labour in vain. But as you know, Jesus said, there is only one father in heaven. For I would have you know, brothers, that the gospel that was preached by me is not man’s gospel. Look at Rev 22:17, 19:7, we get to know that Galatians 4:26 is the Heavenly Mother. Hi. So we've seen already some of the WMSCOG's misinterpretations regarding how Abraham repsresents God and how Isaac was chosen as heir. John 8:36 If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed. Nowhere does this text call Sarah God and nowhere does this text mention God the heavenly Mother. GOD'S WORD® Translation But the Jerusalem that is above is free, and she is our mother. This cannot be so on several counts. Does it indicate another God, the "Mother," as the WMSCOG claims? Galatians 4:26 reads, “But the Jerusalem above is free, which is the mother of us all” (NKJV). (1 Co 2:13), So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view. ), But the Jerusalem that is above (in heaven) is free, and she is our mother. “But the Jerusalem that is above is free, and she is our mother.” In addition to God the Father, the Bible says we also have God the Mother. why does God refer to “wisdom” as “she” in Proverbs? What else do you need to confirm about God the Mother? Reading 1. Let’s break this passage down and see what we can learn. You are being taught that you must observe the Passover, festivals, feasts, and Sabbath as a requirement to be saved, but consider Gal 4:8-11 and Col 2:6-19. So may your way be known upon earth; among all nations, your salvation. Those are the questions I wanted to explore in my studies. - 3rd Person Singular Present Indicative ; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb ; I exist mercy... 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