November 21, 2017

Adoption: The Precious Truth of Belonging

Robert Condict A reader might be tempted to quickly gloss over a list of technical terms that relate to our salvation: justification, sanctification, conversion, repentance, election, adoption, perseverance (or was it preservation?). The list may appear to be tedious. Perhaps we should just thank God we are saved. Why make this precious truth any more […]

Adoption

David Burggraff “For ye have not received the spirit of bondage . . . but ye have received the Spirit of adoption” (Romans 8:15). In Romans 8:14–17 Paul is introducing us to one of the great but sometimes neglected metaphors for the Christian’s relationship to God. Here he describes the Christian as adopted into the […]