The Real Mount
Sinai and Freedom
Children of Abraham {Ishmael and
Isaac} and Arabic or Hebrew, you are
faced with two choices:  Freedom or

"My little children, of whom I travail in
birth again until Christ be formed in
you, I desire to be present with you
now, and to change my voice; for I
stand in doubt of you.
Tell me, ye that desire to be under the
law, do ye not hear the law?
For it is written, that Abraham had two
sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other
by a freewoman.
But he who was of the bondwoman was
born after the flesh; but he of the
freewoman was by promise.  Which
things are an allegory: for these are the
two covenants; the one from the mount
Sinai, which
gendereth to bondage, which is Agar.
For this Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia,
and answereth to Jerusalem which now
is, and is in
bondage with her children.
But Jerusalem which is above is free,
which is the mother of us all.
For it is written, Rejoice, thou barren
that bearest not; break forth and cry,
thou that travailest not:
for the desolate hath many more
children than she which hath an
Now we, brethren, as Isaac was, are
the children of promise.
But as then he that was born after the
flesh persecuted him that was born
after the Spirit, even so it
is now.
Nevertheless what saith the scripture?
Cast out the bondwoman and her son:
for the son of the
bondwoman shall not be heir with the
son of the freewoman.
So then, brethren, we are not children
of the bondwoman, but of the free."
(Galatians 4:19-31)

An Allegory:  a story, poem, or picture
that can be interpreted to reveal a
hidden meaning, typically a moral or
political one
"Pilgrim's Progress is an allegory of the
spiritual journey"
parable, analogy, metaphor, symbol,