Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Is Ephraim my dear son? is he a pleasant child? for since I spoke against him, I do earnestly remember him still: therefore my heart is troubled for him; I will surely have mercy upon him, says the LORD.
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:
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, compassion, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
1 John 3:1
Behold, what manner of love the Father has bestowed upon us, that we should be called the children of God: therefore the world knows us not, because it knew him not.
And you shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you: therefore I command you this thing today.
And you shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt: therefore I command you to do this thing.
Be you therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.
For you are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.
1 John 4:11
Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.