Waiting for Adoption: Reflections on Romans 8:12-25

Elisabeth Ann Johnson

Article Type: Texts in Context

Publication Date: 7/1/2002

Issue: Conversion? Conversation? (Vol. 22, No 3, Summer, 2002)

On July 21, 2002, the second reading for the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost provides the opportunity to consider our adoption by God through Christ in the context of both the poignant difficulty and wonderful grace of human adoption stories.

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