Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
The Spirit himself bears witness to our spirit that we are God's children.
I will set up within my temple and my walls a monument that will be better than sons and daughters. I will set up a permanent monument for them that will remain.
"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.
1 Corinthians 2:12
Now we have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may know the things that are freely given to us by God.
to redeem those who were under the law, so that we may be adopted as sons with full rights.
He did this by predestining us to adoption as his sons through Jesus Christ, according to the pleasure of his will --
He said, "Abba, Father, all things are possible for you. Take this cup away from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will."
So he said to them, "When you pray, say: Father, may your name be honored; may your kingdom come.
"Father, if you are willing, take this cup away from me. Yet not my will but yours be done."
Jesus replied, "Do not touch me, for I have not yet ascended to my Father. Go to my brothers and tell them, 'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'"
so I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. See, you have what is yours.'
For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God through faith.
For you have not come to something that can be touched, to a burning fire and darkness and gloom and a whirlwind