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.
It’s a funny relationship between quirky cats and their dedicated owners. A cat begs to be petted, then strides coolly away. Calm one minute, it’s tearing up and down stairs and clawing drapes the next. Yet we still adore our cats—perhaps because they’re a lot like us. In this delightful book of devotions from the authors of Four Paws from Heaven humorous stories about cats and their people give insight into our own relationships with God.
Barney, Misty, Muffin, and a host of other feline friends illustrate how even the most contradictory creature can thrive in the presence of a loving, ever–patient owner. Each entertaining and enlightening tale encourages readers to discover how God draws us to Himself, stimulates our growth, cleanses and refines us, teaches us His ways, and reigns over us for our own good. Perfect for animal lovers everywhere, this unique devotional inspires us to delight in the Lord and lap up His loving presence.