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 God's love was revealed in us, that God has sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.
2 Samuel 7:19
This was yet a small thing in your eyes, Lord Yahweh; but you have spoken also of your servant's house for a great while to come; and this after the way of men, Lord Yahweh!
Oh how great is your goodness, which you have laid up for those who fear you, which you have worked for those who take refuge in you, before the sons of men!
How precious is your loving kindness, God! The children of men take refuge under the shadow of your wings.
I will sing of the loving kindness of Yahweh forever. With my mouth, I will make known your faithfulness to all generations.
For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life.
But God commends his own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
He who didn't spare his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how would he not also with him freely give us all things?
But God, being rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us,
may be strengthened to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth,
"But I said, 'How I would put you among the children, and give you a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the armies of the nations!' and I said, 'You shall call me "My Father," and shall not turn away from following me.'
Yet the number of the children of Israel will be as the sand of the sea, which can't be measured nor numbered; and it will come to pass that, in the place where it was said to them, 'You are not my people,' they will be called 'sons of the living God.'
But as many as received him, to them he gave the right to become God's children, to those who believe in his name:
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are children of God.
As he says also in Hosea, "I will call them 'my people,' which were not my people; and her 'beloved,' who was not beloved."
2 Corinthians 6:18
I will be to you a Father. You will be to me sons and daughters,' says the Lord Almighty."
For you are all children of God, through faith in Christ Jesus.
that he might redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of children.
He who overcomes, I will give him these things. I will be his God, and he will be my son.
If the world hates you, you know that it has hated me before it hated you.
They will do these things because they have not known the Father, nor me.
Righteous Father, the world hasn't known you, but I knew you; and these knew that you sent me.
For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.