Galatians 4:8-9

4:8 Formerly, when you did not know God, you were enslaved to those that by nature are not gods. 4:9 But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how can you turn back again to the weak and worthless elementary principles of the world, whose slaves you want to be once more?


Well, quite, but the pull is always there. Hence the need to stay awake — or at least to have frequent and regular moments of wakefulness.


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