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.
• Collects relevant comments on key Christian concepts from prominent figures such as Origen, Clement of Alexandria, Clement of Rome, and Hippolytus.• Includes key biblical verses associated with a given topic.• Offers brief definitions of unfamiliar terms or concepts, allowing easy access to the ancient material.• Provides a "Who's Who" of ante-Nicene Christianity to put in context the ancient Christian writers.• Discusses more than 700 key theological, moral, and historical topics.• Gives strategic cross-reverences to related topics.• Functions as a topical index to the writings of the Ante-Nicene Fathers.