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 determined us beforehand for adoption as a son by Jesus Christ to him, according to benevolence of his will,
1 Peter 1:20
Known truly before the foundation of the world, and made manifest in the last times for you,
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not consideration for the flesh, for the passions.
They are not of the world, as I am not of the world.
1 Corinthians 15:49
And as we have borne the image of the made of earth, we shall also bear the image of the celestial.
2 Corinthians 3:18
And we all, shown as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, with the face uncovered, are transformed into the same image from glory to glory, as from the Spirit of the Lord.
As he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, for us to be holy and blameless before him in love:
And to put on the new man, created according to God in justice and sanctity of truth.
Who will change the body of our humiliation, for it to be conformable to the body of his glory, according to the operation by which he is able to place all things under himself.
1 John 3:2
Dearly beloved, now are we the children of God, and it has not yet been manifested what we shall be: and we know that, if he be manifested, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.
That he might
Also I will give him the firstborn, the highest to the kings of the earth.
For whoever should do the will of my Father, him in the heavens, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.
And the king having answered, will say to them, Trull I say to you, Inasmuch as ye did to one of the least of my brethren, ye did to me.
Jesus says to her, Touch me not; for I have not yet ascended to my Father: and go thou to my brethren, and say to them, I ascend to my Father, and your Father; to my God, and your God.
Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation:
For to which of the angels once said he, Thou art my Son, I have this day begotten thee? And again, I will be to him for Father, and he shall be to me for Son?
For be consecrating and they being consecrated all of one: for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren,
And from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the first born from the dead, and the chief of the kings of the earth. To him having loved us, and washed us from our sins in his blood,
And it was in the day of his causing his sons to inherit what shall be to him, he shall, not be able to make the son of the loved first-born before the son of the hated, the first-born:
According to the purpose of times immemorial which he made in Christ Jesus our Lord: