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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.
That he might
Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,
1 Peter 1:20
Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you,
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
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
But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.
According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:
And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.
Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself.
1 John 3:2
Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when 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, higher than the kings of the earth.
For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, 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 brethren, ye have done it unto me.
Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am 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 said he at any time, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee? And again, I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me a Son?
For both he that sanctifieth and they who are sanctified are all of one: for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren,
And from Jesus 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 in his own blood,
Then it shall be, when he maketh his sons to inherit that which he hath, that he may not make the son of the beloved firstborn before the son of the hated, which is indeed the firstborn:
According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord: