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
God's love for us has been revealed in this way??hat God has sent his only Son into the world, to let us have life through him.
For God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son, so that no one who believes in him should be lost, but that they should all have eternal life.
But God proves his love for us by the fact that Christ died for us when we were still sinners.
Will not he who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all, with that gift give us everything?
But God is so rich in mercy that because of the great love he had for us,
so that you and all God's people may be strong enough to grasp what breadth, length, height, and depth mean,
But to all who did receive him and believe in him he gave the right to become children of God,
For all who are guided by God's Spirit are God's sons.
Just as he says in Hosea, "I will call a people that was not mine, my people, And her who was not beloved, my beloved,
2 Corinthians 6:18
I will become a father to you, And you shall become my sons and daughters, Says the Lord Almighty."
For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God through your faith.
to ransom those who were subject to law, so that we might receive adoption.
He who is victorious will possess all this, and I will be his God and he will be my son.
If the world hates you, remember that it hated me first.
They will do this because they do not know the Father or me.
Righteous Father, though the world did not know you, I knew you, and these men knew that you had sent me.
For you have died, and your life now lies hidden with Christ in God.