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 was manifested the love of God toward us, because God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.
2 Samuel 7:19
And this was yet a small thing in your sight, O Lord GOD; but you have spoken also of your servant's house for a great while to come. And is this the manner of man, O Lord GOD?
Oh how great is your goodness, which you have laid up for them that fear you; which you have wrought for them that trust in you before the sons of men!
How excellent is your lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of your wings.
[A maschil of Ethan the Ezrahite.] I will sing of the mercies of the LORD forever: with my mouth will I make known your faithfulness to all generations.
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
But God commends his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?
But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us,
May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height;
But I said, How shall I put you among the children, and give you a pleasant land, a beautiful heritage of the hosts of nations? and I said, You shall call me, My father; and shall not turn away from me.
Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, you are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, you are the sons of the living God.
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the children of God, even to them that believe on his name:
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.
As he says also in Hosea, I will call them my people, who were not my people; and her beloved, who was not beloved.
2 Corinthians 6:18
And will be a Father unto you, and you shall be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty.
For you are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.
To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.
He that overcomes shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.
If the world hates you, you know that it hated me before it hated you.
And these things will they do unto you, 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 have known that you have sent me.
For you are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.