For you have not received a spirit of slavery leading to fear again, but you have received a spirit of adoption as sons by which we cry out, “ Abba! Father!”
and might free those who through fear of death were subject to slavery all their lives.
And He was saying, “ Abba! Father! All things are possible for You; remove this cup from Me; yet not what I will, but what You will.”
Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may know the things freely given to us by God,
For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline.
To them I will give in My house and within My walls a memorial, And a name better than that of sons and daughters; I will give them an everlasting name which will not be cut off.
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love.
Then they said to Moses, “Speak to us yourself and we will listen; but let not God speak to us, or we will die.”
Then the sons of Israel spoke to Moses, saying, “ Behold, we perish, we are dying, we are all dying!
“Then I said, ‘How I would set you among My sons And give you a pleasant land, The most beautiful inheritance of the nations!’ And I said, ‘You shall call Me, My Father, And not turn away from following Me.’
Seeing Jesus, he cried out and fell before Him, and said in a loud voice, “ What business do we have with each other, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I beg You, do not torment me.”
And all the people of the country of the Gerasenes and the surrounding district asked Him to leave them, for they were gripped with great fear; and He got into a boat and returned.
And He said to them, “ When you pray, say: ‘ Father, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come.
saying, “Father, if You are willing, remove this cup from Me; yet not My will, but Yours be done.”
And He, when He comes, will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment;
Jesus *said to her, “Stop clinging to Me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to My brethren and say to them, ‘I ascend to My Father and your Father, and My God and your God.’”
Now when they heard this, they were pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “ Brethren, what shall we do?”
And he called for lights and rushed in, and trembling with fear he fell down before Paul and Silas,
The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are children of God,
And not only this, but also we ourselves, having the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our body.
so that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.
He predestined us to adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the kind intention of His will,
also we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to His purpose who works all things after the counsel of His will,
For you have not come to a mountain that can be touched and to a blazing fire, and to darkness and gloom and whirlwind,
You believe that God is one. You do well; the demons also believe, and shudder.