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
By this the love of God is revealed in us: that God has sent his one and only Son into the world so that we may live through him.
2 Samuel 7:19
And you didn't stop there, O Lord God! You have also spoken about the future of your servant's family. Is this your usual way of dealing with men, O Lord God?
How great is your favor, which you store up for your loyal followers! In plain sight of everyone you bestow it on those who take shelter in you.
How precious is your loyal love, O God! The human race finds shelter under your wings.
A well-written song by Ethan the Ezrachite. I will sing continually about the Lord's faithful deeds; to future generations I will proclaim your faithfulness.
For this is the way God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will 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.
Indeed, he who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all -- how will he not also, along with him, freely give us all things?
But God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love with which he loved us,
you may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth,
"I thought to myself, 'Oh what a joy it would be for me to treat you like a son! What a joy it would be for me to give you a pleasant land, the most beautiful piece of property there is in all the world!' I thought you would call me, 'Father' and would never cease being loyal to me.
However, in the future the number of the people of Israel will be like the sand of the sea which can be neither measured nor numbered. Although it was said to them, "You are not my people," it will be said to them, "You are children of the living God!"
But to all who have received him -- those who believe in his name -- he has given the right to become God's children
For all who are led by the Spirit of God are the sons of God.
As he also says in Hosea: "I will call those who were not my people, 'My people,' and I will call her who was unloved, 'My beloved.'"
2 Corinthians 6:18
and I will be a father to you, and you will be my sons and daughters," says the All-Powerful Lord.
For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God through faith.
to redeem those who were under the law, so that we may be adopted as sons with full rights.
The one who conquers will inherit these things, and I will be his God and he will be my son.
"If the world hates you, be aware that it hated me first.
They will do these things because they have not known the Father or me.
Righteous Father, even if the world does not know you, I know you, and these men know that you sent me.
for you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.