The lesson on June 16, 2013 continued the study in "Galatians" with part 9 and covers chapter 3 verses 15-20. This passage is exciting to study because there are some challenges to understand what is being said regarding the addition of the law to the promises. We learn about mans covenant in regards to a Jew. We learn about the time frame reference of 400 years and 430 years (which was from the promise made to Abram and the Exodus out of Egypt). We also learn what the meaning of verse 20 where Paul speaks of... "a mediator is not a mediator of one, but God is one". The scripture reading was from Hebrews 12:18-20 KJV "18 For ye are not come unto the mount that might be touched, and that burned with fire, nor unto blackness, and darkness, and tempest, 19 And the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which voice they that heard intreated that the word should not be spoken to them any more: 20 (For they could not endure that which was commanded, And if so much as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or thrust through with a dart:"