December 13, 2011
When we tire of the constant struggle between the inner man and our flesh sometime we can begin to believe that maybe we aren't really saved, that maybe we're not one of the chosen ones... maybe we've just been fooling ourselves or maybe we just flat missed the boat.
During those dark times it is helpful and encouraging to see the three confirmations of our sonship in Christ that are found in Romans 8.
We can relish in the fact that being (1) led by the Spirit proves our (2) adoption, and if we are adopted then we are (3) sons of God and joint-heirs with Christ.
And it doesn't get much better than that.
The following is a study on Romans 8:14-16.