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"For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received the Spirit of sonship. And by him we cry, 'Abba, Father.' The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God's children." Romans 8:15.
There are so many moments in my day when fear starts to creep in and I start to listen to my sinful nature instead of finding peace in setting my mind on what the Spirit desires. Fear creeps in because of insecurities or because of brokenness that I see in the people and world around me. I lose sight of the fact that God has already won the battle with evil, and I have been made new in Christ. But I am reminded by these verses that the Spirit is an advocate and reminder that I am a beloved child of God. I can cry out "Abba, Father" whenever I am in need or feel surrounded by doubts and fears, and my unconditionally loving Father will come and remind me of these truths that I lose sight of. Christ offers me a life that is fruitful, purposeful, and fearless!