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.
For those sermon-heavy Sundays when you long to be washing the dog or unclogging a drain, here are 101 adrenaline-pumping exercises: Slap the person sitting next to you. See if he or she turns the other cheek. If not, raise your hand and tell the pastor. Devise ways of climbing into the balcony without using the stairs. See if a yawn is contagious. Ananias and Sapphira list: identify the names of the "Ten Most Likely to be Struck Dead During the Offering."