Adoption, Benefits Of
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As a father loves and pities his children, so the Lord loves and pities those who fear Him [with reverence, worship, and awe].
In the reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord there is strong confidence, and His children shall always have a place of refuge.
Therefore do not worry and be anxious, saying, What are we going to have to eat? or, What are we going to have to drink? or, What are we going to have to wear? For the Gentiles (heathen) wish for and crave and diligently seek all these things, and your heavenly Father knows well that you need them all. But seek ( aim at and strive after) first of all His kingdom and His righteousness ( His way of doing and being right), and then all these things taken together will be given you besides.
For the Lord corrects and disciplines everyone whom He loves, and He punishes, even scourges, every son whom He accepts and welcomes to His heart and cherishes.
The Spirit Himself [thus] testifies together with our own spirit, [assuring us] that we are children of God.
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