1. Galatians 4:10 (ESV)
  2. Exposition

Why did the Galatians think it necessary to observe various days, months, seasons, and years?

Galatians 4:10 (ESV)

10 You observe days and months and seasons and years!

Encouraged by the Judaizers, the Galatians were being taught that obedience to old covenant law is a means of retaining/guaranteeing God’s favour following faith in Christ. They are holding fast to religious observances as a means of justification.1