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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.

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He also

Ephesians 1:5
He foreordained us to become his sons through Jesus Christ, in fulfilment of his generous purpose,
1 Peter 1:20
who was predestined for this before the foundation of the world, but was revealed only at the end of the ages,

To be

Romans 13:14
But clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about gratifying your physical cravings.
John 17:16
They do not belong to the world any more than I belong to the world.
1 Corinthians 15:49
and as we have been like the man of the earth, let us also try to be like the man from heaven.
2 Corinthians 3:18
And all of us, reflecting the splendor of the Lord in our unveiled faces, are being changed into likeness to him, from one degree of splendor to another, for this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit.
Ephesians 1:4
Through him he chose us out before the creation of the world, to be consecrated and above reproach in his sight in love.
Ephesians 4:24
and put on the new self which has been created in likeness to God, with all the uprightness and holiness that belong to the truth.
Philippians 3:21
He will make our poor bodies over to resemble his glorious body, by exerting the power he has to subject everything to himself.
1 John 3:2
Dear friends, we are God's children now; it has not yet been disclosed what we are to be. We know that if he appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.

That he might

Matthew 12:50
For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother!"
Matthew 25:40
The king will answer, 'I tell you, in so far as you did it to one of the humblest of these brothers of mine, you did it to me.'
John 20:17
Jesus said to her, "You must not cling to me, for I have not yet gone up to my Father, but go to my brothers and say to them that I am going up to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God."
Colossians 1:15
He is a likeness of the unseen God, born before any creature,
Hebrews 1:5
For to what angel did God ever say, "You are my Son! I have today become your Father"? Or again, "I will become his Father, and he shall become my Son"?
Hebrews 2:11
For both he who purifies them and they who are purified spring from one source. That is why he is not ashamed to call them brothers,
Revelation 1:5
and from Jesus Christ the trustworthy witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the sovereign of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and has released us from our sins by his blood

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Ephesians 3:11
fulfilling the eternal purpose which God carried out in Christ Jesus our Lord.