Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
That he might
Who predestined us for sonship through Jesus Christ for himself, according to the desire of his will,
1 Peter 1:20
who was indeed foreknown before the foundation of the world, but was manifested in the last times because of you.
But clothe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no forethought for lusts of the flesh.
They are not of the world just as I am not of the world.
1 Corinthians 15:49
And just as we have worn the form of the earthly, we will also wear the form of the heavenly.
2 Corinthians 3:18
But we all, with unveiled face seeing by reflection the glory of Lord, are transformed into the same likeness from glory to glory, just as from the Spirit of Lord.
Just as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, for us to be holy and unblemished before him in love.
and to put on the new man according to God, the man who was created in righteousness and piety of the truth.
who will transform the body of our lowliness, in order for it to become similar in form to the body of his glory, according to the working of his power even to subject all things to himself.
1 John 3:2
Beloved, now we are children of God, and it is not yet made known what we will be. But we know that whenever he is made known we will be like him, because we will see him as he is.
That he might
I also will make him first-born, the highest of the kings of the earth.
For whoever does the will of my Father in the heavens, he is my brother, and sister, and mother.
And having answered, the King will say to them, Truly I say to you, inasmuch as ye did it to one of these my brothers, the least, ye did it to me.
Jesus says to her, Do not touch me, for I have not yet ascended to my Father. But go to my brothers, and say to them, I ascend to my Father and your Father, and my God and your God.
who is an image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.
For to which of the heavenly agents did he ever say, Thou are my Son, today I have begotten thee? And again, I will be to him for a Father, and he will be to me for a Son?
For both he who sanctifies and those being sanctified are all of one, because of which reason he is not ashamed to call them brothers,
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and washed us from our sins by his blood
then it shall be, in the day that he causes his sons to inherit that which he has, that he may not make the son of the beloved the first-born before the son of the one regarded inferior, who is the first-born.
according to the purpose of the ages, which he made in Christ Jesus our Lord,