All who are led by God’s Spirit are God’s sons and daughters. 15 You didn’t receive a spirit of slavery to lead you back again into fear, but you received a Spirit that shows you are adopted as his children. With this Spirit, we cry, “ Abba, Father. ” 16 The same Spirit agrees with our spirit, that we are God’s children. 17 But if we are children, we are also heirs. We are God’s heirs and fellow heirs with Christ, if we really suffer with him so that we can also be glorified with him.
Moses? world would hardly be recognizable today. David and Solomon, Isaiah and Nehemiah, Peter and Paul?all the biblical authors wrote to people whose mind-sets were very different from readers? today. Add to that the immensity of the Bible story?no wonder the Scriptures can be difficult to understand
Bible scholar Douglas Jacoby has taught Bible survey courses for more than 25 years, bridging the gulf between the biblical world and the twenty-first century. He uses clear, easy-to-understand language to explain the big picture of the Bible and show how each of the pieces fit together. Among the many compelling issues covered, readers will discover...
Perfect for personal or group use, this survey removes many of the barriers that keep people from understanding and enjoying the Bible.