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Exodus 2:10

The child grew, and she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter and he became her son. And she named him Moses, and said, "Because I drew him out of the water."

Acts 7:21

"And after he had been set outside, Pharaoh's daughter took him away and nurtured him as her own son.

Hebrews 11:24

By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter,

1 Kings 11:20

The sister of Tahpenes bore his son Genubath, whom Tahpenes weaned in Pharaoh's house; and Genubath was in Pharaoh's house among the sons of Pharaoh.

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2 Corinthians 6:17-18

"Therefore, COME OUT FROM THEIR MIDST AND BE SEPARATE," says the Lord. "AND DO NOT TOUCH WHAT IS UNCLEAN; And I will welcome you.

Adoption, nature of

John 1:12-13

But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name,

Spiritual Adoption

Exodus 4:22-23

"Then you shall say to Pharaoh, 'Thus says the LORD, "Israel is My son, My firstborn.

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Esther 2:7

He was bringing up Hadassah, that is Esther, his uncle's daughter, for she had no father or mother. Now the young lady was beautiful of form and face, and when her father and her mother died, Mordecai took her as his own daughter.

Ruth 4:16

Then Naomi took the child and laid him in her lap, and became his nurse.

Judges 17:11

The Levite agreed to live with the man, and the young man became to him like one of his sons.

Job 31:18

(But from my youth he grew up with me as with a father, And from infancy I guided her),

2 Samuel 7:14

"I will be a father to him and he will be a son to Me; when he commits iniquity, I will correct him with the rod of men and the strokes of the sons of men,

Galatians 4:5

so that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.

Romans 8:23

And not only this, but also we ourselves, having the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our body.

Romans 9:4

who are Israelites, to whom belongs the adoption as sons, and the glory and the covenants and the giving of the Law and the temple service and the promises,

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Adoption » Entitles to an inheritance

Adoption » Should lead to holiness

2 Corinthians 6:17

"Therefore, COME OUT FROM THEIR MIDST AND BE SEPARATE," says the Lord. "AND DO NOT TOUCH WHAT IS UNCLEAN; And I will welcome you.

1 John 3:2-3

Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not appeared as yet what we will be We know that when He appears, we will be like Him, because we will see Him just as He is. And everyone who has this hope fixed on Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.

Adoption » Illustrated » Joseph's sons

Genesis 48:5

"Now your two sons, who were born to you in the land of Egypt before I came to you in Egypt, are mine; Ephraim and Manasseh shall be mine, as Reuben and Simeon are.

Genesis 48:14

But Israel stretched out his right hand and laid it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left hand on Manasseh's head, crossing his hands, although Manasseh was the firstborn.

Genesis 48:16

The angel who has redeemed me from all evil, Bless the lads; And may my name live on in them, And the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; And may they grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth."

Genesis 48:22

"I give you one portion more than your brothers, which I took from the hand of the Amorite with my sword and my bow."

Adoption » Adoption of children

Genesis 48:5

"Now your two sons, who were born to you in the land of Egypt before I came to you in Egypt, are mine; Ephraim and Manasseh shall be mine, as Reuben and Simeon are.

Genesis 15:3

And Abram said, "Since You have given no offspring to me, one born in my house is my heir."

Exodus 2:10

The child grew, and she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter and he became her son. And she named him Moses, and said, "Because I drew him out of the water."

Esther 2:7

He was bringing up Hadassah, that is Esther, his uncle's daughter, for she had no father or mother. Now the young lady was beautiful of form and face, and when her father and her mother died, Mordecai took her as his own daughter.

Adoption » Subjects saints to the fatherly discipline of God

2 Samuel 7:14

"I will be a father to him and he will be a son to Me; when he commits iniquity, I will correct him with the rod of men and the strokes of the sons of men,

Proverbs 3:11-12

My son, do not reject the discipline of the LORD Or loathe His reproof, For whom the LORD loves He reproves, Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.

Adoption » God is long-suffering and merciful towards the partakers of

Jeremiah 31:1

"At that time," declares the LORD, "I will be the God of all the families of Israel, and they shall be My people."

Jeremiah 31:9

"With weeping they will come, And by supplication I will lead them; I will make them walk by streams of waters, On a straight path in which they will not stumble; For I am a father to Israel, And Ephraim is My firstborn."

Jeremiah 31:20

"Is Ephraim My dear son? Is he a delightful child? Indeed, as often as I have spoken against him, I certainly still remember him; Therefore My heart yearns for him; I will surely have mercy on him," declares the LORD.

Adoption » Saints predestinated unto

Adoption » Of gentiles, predicted

Hosea 2:23

"I will sow her for Myself in the land I will also have compassion on her who had not obtained compassion, And I will say to those who were not My people, 'You are My people!' And they will say, 'You are my God!'"

Romans 9:24-26

even us, whom He also called, not from among Jews only, but also from among Gentiles. As He says also in Hosea, "I WILL CALL THOSE WHO WERE NOT MY PEOPLE, 'MY PEOPLE,' AND HER WHO WAS NOT BELOVED, 'BELOVED.'" "AND IT SHALL BE THAT IN THE PLACE WHERE IT WAS SAID TO THEM, 'YOU ARE NOT MY PEOPLE,' THERE THEY SHALL BE CALLED SONS OF THE LIVING GOD."

Adoption » Should produce » An avoidance of ostentation

Matthew 6:1-4

"Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven. "So when you give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full. "But when you give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, read more.
so that your giving will be in secret; and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.

Matthew 6:18

so that your fasting will not be noticed by men, but by your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.

Adoption » Confers a new name

Numbers 6:27

"So they shall invoke My name on the sons of Israel, and I then will bless them."

Isaiah 62:2

The nations will see your righteousness, And all kings your glory; And you will be called by a new name Which the mouth of the LORD will designate.

Acts 15:17

SO THAT THE REST OF MANKIND MAY SEEK THE LORD, AND ALL THE GENTILES WHO ARE CALLED BY MY NAME,'

Adoption » Saints wait for final consummation of

Romans 8:19

For the anxious longing of the creation waits eagerly for the revealing of the sons of God.

Romans 8:23

And not only this, but also we ourselves, having the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our body.

Adoption » Typified

Exodus 4:22

"Then you shall say to Pharaoh, 'Thus says the LORD, "Israel is My son, My firstborn.

Romans 9:4

who are Israelites, to whom belongs the adoption as sons, and the glory and the covenants and the giving of the Law and the temple service and the promises,

Adoption » Is of God's grace

Ezekiel 16:3-6

and say, 'Thus says the Lord GOD to Jerusalem, "Your origin and your birth are from the land of the Canaanite, your father was an Amorite and your mother a Hittite. "As for your birth, on the day you were born your navel cord was not cut, nor were you washed with water for cleansing; you were not rubbed with salt or even wrapped in cloths. "No eye looked with pity on you to do any of these things for you, to have compassion on you. Rather you were thrown out into the open field, for you were abhorred on the day you were born. read more.
"When I passed by you and saw you squirming in your blood, I said to you while you were in your blood, 'Live!' Yes, I said to you while you were in your blood, 'Live!'

Romans 4:16-17

For this reason it is by faith, in order that it may be in accordance with grace, so that the promise will be guaranteed to all the descendants, not only to those who are of the Law, but also to those who are of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all, (as it is written, "A FATHER OF MANY NATIONS HAVE I MADE YOU") in the presence of Him whom he believed, even God, who gives life to the dead and calls into being that which does not exist.

Adoption » Of children. Instances of » of moses

Exodus 2:5-10

The daughter of Pharaoh came down to bathe at the Nile, with her maidens walking alongside the Nile; and she saw the basket among the reeds and sent her maid, and she brought it to her. When she opened it, she saw the child, and behold, the boy was crying. And she had pity on him and said, "This is one of the Hebrews' children." Then his sister said to Pharaoh's daughter, "Shall I go and call a nurse for you from the Hebrew women that she may nurse the child for you?" read more.
Pharaoh's daughter said to her, "Go ahead." So the girl went and called the child's mother. Then Pharaoh's daughter said to her, "Take this child away and nurse him for me and I will give you your wages." So the woman took the child and nursed him. The child grew, and she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter and he became her son. And she named him Moses, and said, "Because I drew him out of the water."

Acts 7:21

"And after he had been set outside, Pharaoh's daughter took him away and nurtured him as her own son.

Hebrews 11:24

By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter,

Adoption » Should produce » Likeness to God

Matthew 5:44-45

"But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.

Adoption » Is by faith

Adoption » Saints become brethren of Christ by

John 20:17

Jesus said to her, "Stop clinging to Me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to My brethren and say to them, 'I ascend to My Father and your Father, and My God and your God.'"

Hebrews 2:11-12

For both He who sanctifies and those who are sanctified are all from one Father; for which reason He is not ashamed to call them brethren, saying, "I WILL PROCLAIM YOUR NAME TO MY BRETHREN, IN THE MIDST OF THE CONGREGATION I WILL SING YOUR PRAISE."

Adoption » Saints receive the spirit of

Adoption » Is according to promise

Romans 9:8

That is, it is not the children of the flesh who are children of God, but the children of the promise are regarded as descendants.

Adoption » Is through Christ

Galatians 4:4-5

But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law, so that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.

Adoption » Is to be pleaded in prayer

Isaiah 63:16

For You are our Father, though Abraham does not know us And Israel does not recognize us You, O LORD, are our Father, Our Redeemer from of old is Your name.

Adoption » A privilege of saints

Adoption » Explained

2 Corinthians 6:18

"And I will be a father to you, And you shall be sons and daughters to Me," Says the Lord Almighty.

Adoption » Exemplified

1 Chronicles 28:6

"He said to me, 'Your son Solomon is the one who shall build My house and My courts; for I have chosen him to be a son to Me, and I will be a father to him.

Adoption » Of children. Instances of » Of joseph's sons

Genesis 48:5

"Now your two sons, who were born to you in the land of Egypt before I came to you in Egypt, are mine; Ephraim and Manasseh shall be mine, as Reuben and Simeon are.

Genesis 48:14

But Israel stretched out his right hand and laid it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left hand on Manasseh's head, crossing his hands, although Manasseh was the firstborn.

Genesis 48:16

The angel who has redeemed me from all evil, Bless the lads; And may my name live on in them, And the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; And may they grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth."

Genesis 48:22

"I give you one portion more than your brothers, which I took from the hand of the Amorite with my sword and my bow."

Adoption » Should produce » Child-like confidence in God

Matthew 6:25-34

"For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? "Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth much more than they? "And who of you by being worried can add a single hour to his life? read more.
"And why are you worried about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin, yet I say to you that not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these. "But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which is alive today and tomorrow is thrown into the furnace, will He not much more clothe you? You of little faith! "Do not worry then, saying, 'What will we eat?' or 'What will we drink?' or 'What will we wear for clothing?' "For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. "But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. "So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

Adoption » Should produce » A spirit of prayer

Matthew 7:7-11

"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. "For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened. "Or what man is there among you who, when his son asks for a loaf, will give him a stone? read more.
"Or if he asks for a fish, he will not give him a snake, will he? "If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give what is good to those who ask Him!

Adoption » Safety of those who receive

Adoption » Should produce » A desire for God's glory

Adoption » Should produce » A forgiving spirit

Adoption » Should produce » A merciful spirit

Luke 6:35-36

"But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men. "Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.

Adoption » New birth connected with

John 1:12-13

But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.

Adoption » Should produce » A love of peace

Adoption » Illustrated » moses

Exodus 2:10

The child grew, and she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter and he became her son. And she named him Moses, and said, "Because I drew him out of the water."

Adoption » Being led by the spirit is an evidence of

Adoption » The holy ghost is a witness of

Adoption » Illustrated » Esther

Esther 2:7

He was bringing up Hadassah, that is Esther, his uncle's daughter, for she had no father or mother. Now the young lady was beautiful of form and face, and when her father and her mother died, Mordecai took her as his own daughter.

Adoption » Gathered together » In one » In Christ

John 11:52

and not for the nation only, but in order that He might also gather together into one the children of God who are scattered abroad.

Adoption » Typified, in israel

Exodus 4:22

"Then you shall say to Pharaoh, 'Thus says the LORD, "Israel is My son, My firstborn.

Adoption » Of children. Instances of » Of esther

Esther 2:7

He was bringing up Hadassah, that is Esther, his uncle's daughter, for she had no father or mother. Now the young lady was beautiful of form and face, and when her father and her mother died, Mordecai took her as his own daughter.

Faith » Through it is » Adoption

God, Love Of » Exhibited in » Adoption

The promises of God » Subjects of » Adoption

2 Corinthians 6:18-1

"And I will be a father to you, And you shall be sons and daughters to Me," Says the Lord Almighty. Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Redemption » Procures for us » Adoption

Galatians 4:4-5

But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law, so that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.

Spiritual » Adoption » Adultery

Judges 2:17

Yet they did not listen to their judges, for they played the harlot after other gods and bowed themselves down to them. They turned aside quickly from the way in which their fathers had walked in obeying the commandments of the LORD; they did not do as their fathers.

Judges 8:27

Gideon made it into an ephod, and placed it in his city, Ophrah, and all Israel played the harlot with it there, so that it became a snare to Gideon and his household.

1 Chronicles 5:25

But they acted treacherously against the God of their fathers and played the harlot after the gods of the peoples of the land, whom God had destroyed before them.

Psalm 106:39

Thus they became unclean in their practices, And played the harlot in their deeds.

Ezekiel 6:9

"Then those of you who escape will remember Me among the nations to which they will be carried captive, how I have been hurt by their adulterous hearts which turned away from Me, and by their eyes which played the harlot after their idols; and they will loathe themselves in their own sight for the evils which they have committed, for all their abominations.

Spiritual » Adoption » Adorning

Proverbs 1:9

Indeed, they are a graceful wreath to your head And ornaments about your neck.

Proverbs 4:9

"She will place on your head a garland of grace; She will present you with a crown of beauty."

Song of Songs 1:10

"Your cheeks are lovely with ornaments, Your neck with strings of beads."

Spiritual » Adoption » Attraction

Song of Songs 1:4

"Draw me after you and let us run together! The king has brought me into his chambers" "We will rejoice in you and be glad; We will extol your love more than wine. Rightly do they love you."

Hosea 11:4

I led them with cords of a man, with bonds of love, And I became to them as one who lifts the yoke from their jaws; And I bent down and fed them.

Spiritual » Adoption » Armour

2 Corinthians 6:7

in the word of truth, in the power of God; by the weapons of righteousness for the right hand and the left,



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