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Galatians 4:6 And because you are children, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!”
We see Paul emphasize another Greek and Hebrew word combination here in Galatians. “Abba” is a transliteration of the Aramaic word for Father. (Aramaic is the dialect spoken by Jews in Jesus’ day, including Jesus himself.) But Paul does not use only the Hebrew word for Father: He includes the Greek word as well. “Abba! Father!” By using both of these words, Paul says more than we might initially think: Those who cry out “Father!” in any language are children of God.
MOVING FORWARD: When was the last time you had a heart-to-heart with Abba?