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
As we were designed before by him for the position of sons to himself, through Jesus Christ, in the good pleasure of his purpose,
1 Peter 1:20
Who was marked out by God before the making of the world, but was caused to be seen in these last times for you,
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not give thought to the flesh to do its desires.
They are not of the world any more than I am of the world.
1 Corinthians 15:49
And in the same way as we have taken on us the image of the man from the earth, so we will take on us the image of the one from heaven.
2 Corinthians 3:18
But we all, with unveiled face giving back as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as from the Lord who is the Spirit.
Even as he made selection of us in him from the first, so that we might be holy and free from all evil before him in love:
And put on the new man, to which God has given life, in righteousness and a true and holy way of living.
By whom this poor body of ours will be changed into the image of the body of his glory, in the measure of the working by which he is able to put all things under himself.
1 John 3:2
My loved ones, now we are children of God, and at present it is not clear what we are to be. We are certain that at his revelation we will be like him; for we will see him as he is.
That he might
And I will make him the first of my sons, most high over the kings of the earth.
For whoever does the pleasure of my Father in heaven, he is my brother, and sister, and mother.
And the King will make answer and say to them, Truly I say to you, Because you did it to the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.
Jesus said to her, Do not put your hand on me, for I have not gone up to the Father: but go to my brothers and say to them, I go up to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.
Who is the image of the unseen God and existed before all living things;
To which of the angels did God say at any time, You are my Son, this day I have given you being? or, I will be his Father, and he will be my Son?
For he who makes holy and those who are made holy are all of one family; and for this reason it is no shame for him to give them the name of brothers,
And from Jesus Christ, the true witness, the first to come back from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who had love for us and has made us clean from our sins by his blood;