Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
The Spirit itself testifies with our spirits that we are God's children,
1 Corinthians 2:12
But the Spirit we have received is not that of the world, but the Spirit that comes from God, which we have to make us realize the blessings God has given us.
to ransom those who were subject to law, so that we might receive adoption.
He foreordained us to become his sons through Jesus Christ, in fulfilment of his generous purpose,
and he said, "Abba!" that is, Father, "anything is possible for you! Take this cup away from me! Yet not what I please but what you do!"
He said to them, "When you pray, say, 'Father, your name be revered! Your kingdom come!
and said, "Father, if you are willing, take this cup away from me. But not my will but yours be done!"
Jesus said to her, "You must not cling to me, for I have not yet gone up to my Father, but go to my brothers and say to them that I am going up to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God."
and I was frightened, and I went and hid your thousand dollars in the ground. Here is your money!'
For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God through your faith.
For it is no tangible blazing fire that you have come up to, no blackness and darkness and storm,