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
having marked out beforehand the way for us to be adopted as sons by Jesus Christ in himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,
1 Peter 1:20
already ordained from before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for love of you,
But be clothed with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not listen to the flesh, to fulfil its desires.
They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
1 Corinthians 15:49
And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly.
2 Corinthians 3:18
Therefore we all, beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord with uncovered face, are transformed from glory to glory into the same likeness, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.
according as he has chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blemish before him in charity;
and that ye put on the new man, which is created in conformity to God in righteousness and in the holiness of the truth.
Who shall transform our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto the body of his glory, according to the working by which he is also able to subdue all things unto himself.
1 John 3:2
Beloved, now we are the sons of God, and it is not yet made manifest what we shall be; but we know that if he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.
That he might
Also I will make him my firstborn, high above the kings of the earth.
For whosoever shall do the will of my Father who is in the heavens, the same is my brother and sister and mother.
And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brothers, ye have done it unto me.
Jesus said unto her, Touch me not, for I have not yet ascended to my Father; but go to my brethren and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father and your Father, and to my God and your God.
who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature;
For unto which of the angels did he say at any time, Thou art my Son, this day I have begotten thee? And again, I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me a Son?
For both he that sanctifies and those who are sanctified are all of one, for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren,
and from Jesus, the Christ, who is the faithful witness and the first begotten of the dead and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us and washed us from our sins with his own blood
then it shall be, when he makes his sons to inherit that which he has, that he may not give the right of the firstborn unto the son of the beloved in preference over the son of the hated, who is indeed the firstborn;
according to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord,