“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” (Romans 8:15 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible).

I’m amazed by the relationship that God desires to have with us! I traded slavery to the things of the world for a place in God’s family. I’m no longer a slave, but an heir – a daughter of the King! I have no cause to fear for His arms are outstretched inviting me to stop for a moment to consider how valuable I really am to Him.

Prayer: Heavenly Father, You want only the very best for Your children. Your Word has reassured me today that I can rest secure in You. Amen!

Devotion by Julie Long


Julie is a writer who would rather read; a speaker who would rather listen; a joyful wife to Peter and a determined mother of two. She shares her passion for discipleship in Reflections magazine and online at moretolifetoday.com. Julie is the More to Life Director for Ladies Ministries UPCI and the Atlantic District Ladies President.


  1. Vivian Oliver

    True my sister. I trust Him with my uttermost being. He is the source of my strength. Love, Vivian