Formerly, when you did not know God, you were slaves to those who by nature are not gods. But now that you know God—or rather are known by God—how is it that you are turning back to those weak and miserable forces? Do you wish to be enslaved by them all over again?
Paul is writing about the worldly and the spiritual, and how we allow the world to dictate our lives.
…when you did not know God, you were slaves to those who by nature are not gods.
This verse is written in the past tense, but rewrite it in the present tense, and you can see how timeless these words can be. Continue reading