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.
In the "Encyclopedia of Evangelicalism," Randall Balmer pulls together insightful information about the people, events, and institutions that have shaped the powerful and influential evangelical movement. This highly accessible book reads more like a collection of stories than a set of dry academic articles, and is an indispensable tool for studying and understanding evangelicalism.