Read: Romans 8:14-17 | Bible in a Year: Song of Solomon 6–8; Galatians 4 The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children. Romans 8:16 A friend stopped me the other day with some exciting news and then spent 10 minutes describing for me the first steps of her 1-year-old nephew. He could walk! Later I realized how bizarre we might have sounded to an eavesdropper. Most people can walk. What was the big deal? It struck me that childhood provides a quality of specialness that nearly vanishes for the rest of life. Thinking about our treatment of children gave me furtherRead More →