Bible verses about "adoption" | Mace

John 14:18

18 I will not leave you orphans; I will come again to you.

Acts 7:21

21 and when he was exposed, Pharaoh's daughter caused him to be taken up, and maintain'd for her adopted son.

Romans 8:15

15 for the spirit you have received is not servile to keep you still in fear; but it is the spirit of adoption, whereby we cry Abba, that is, father.

1 John 3:2

2 beloved, we are now the sons of God, tho' it does not yet appear what we shall be: but we know, that when this change shall be, his immediate presence will give us a divine resemblance.

John 1:13

13 a birth which they had not from circumcision, nor from the constitution of the body, nor the institution of man, but from God.

Romans 8:14-19

14 as many as are actuated by the spirit of God, they are the sons of God. 15 for the spirit you have received is not servile to keep you still in fear; but it is the spirit of adoption, whereby we cry Abba, that is, father. 16 the same spirit testifies to our spirit, that we are the children of God. 17 and if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; although we now suffer with him, that we may also be glorified with him. 18 for I consider, that the sufferings of this present life are infinitely over-ballanc'd by that glory which shall hereafter be discovered to us. 19 mankind impatiently desire that the divine being would display himself to his creatures,

Galatians 3:26

26 for you are all the sons of God by faith in Christ Jesus.

John 1:12

12 but to as many as received him, and believed on him, he granted the privilege of being the sons of God.

1 John 3:1

1 Consider what proof the father has given us of his love, in allowing us to be called the sons of God: therefore the world does not know us, because it knew him not.

Romans 9:8

8 that is, the children by natural descent are not thereby the children of God: but the children of the promise are alone considered as his posterity.

Galatians 4:5-7

5 who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons. 6 and because ye are sons, God has sent forth the spirit of his son into your hearts, crying Abba, that is, father; 7 so that thou art no longer a bond servant, but a son: and if a son, then an heir of God thro' Christ.

Matthew 18:5

5 and whoever shall receive one that is like such a child, in my name, receiveth me.

Ephesians 1:5

5 having predetermin'd to adopt us by Jesus Christ to be his children, according to the good pleasure of his own will,

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