The Spirit of Bondage and of Adoption

January 1, 1970

THE SPIRIT OF BONDAGE AND OF ADOPTION.   “For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God.” — Romans viii. 15, 16.   THESE two verses are full …


Adoption- The Spirit and the Cry

September 22, 1878

Adoption—The Spirit and the Cry   "And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father."—Galatians 4:6.   We do not find the doctrine of the Trinity in Unity set forth in Scripture in formal terms, such as those which are employed in the Athanasian creed; but the truth …