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 the love of God manifested towards us, that God sent his only-begotten Son into the world, that we might live through Him.
For God so loved the world, that He gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth on Him might not perish, but have everlasting life:
But God recommendeth his love towards 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 freely give us all things?
But God being rich in mercy, through his great love wherewith He loved us,
that ye may be able, with all the saints, to comprehend what is the breadth, and length, and depth,
But as many as received Him, to them granted He the privilege 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, these are the sons of God.
As He saith 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 I will be a father unto you, and ye shall be to me for sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.
For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.
that He might redeem those that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons.
He that overcometh shall inherit all things, and I will be a God to him, and he shall be to me a son.
If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me first.
And these things will they do unto you; because they have not known the Father, nor me.
O righteous Father, the world indeed hath not known Thee: but I have known Thee, and these have known that Thou hast sent me.
For ye are dead as to the world, and your life is hid with Christ in God.