Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.
1 John 4:9
In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him.
For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
But God demonstrates his own love for us, in that while we were still sinners Christ died for us.
He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all, how will he not also give us all things with him?
But God, who is rich in mercy, because of his great love with which he loved us,
may have power to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth,
But to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God
For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.
As indeed he says in Hosea: "I will call them who were not my people 'my people,' and her who was not beloved I will call 'my beloved.'"
2 Corinthians 6:18
And I will be a father to you, and you shall be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty."
For you are all sons of God, through faith in Christ Jesus.
to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons.
He who overcomes will inherit all this, and I will be his God and he will be my son.
"If the world hates you, know that it hated me before it hated you.
And they will do these things because they have not known the Father, nor me.
O righteous Father, the world has not known you, but I have known you; and these know that you sent me.
For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.