Believers As Sons Of God
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The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God's children.
Now because you are his children, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts to cry out, "Abba! Father!"
For all of you are God's children through faith in the Messiah Jesus.
However, to all who received him, those believing in his name, he gave authority to become God's children,
I will be your Father, and you will be my sons and daughters," declares the Lord Almighty.
Despite this, the number of the people of Israel will be like ocean sand, which can neither be measured nor counted. And the time will come when instead of it being said, "You are not my people,' it will be said, "You are children of the living God.'
Rather, love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them, expecting nothing in return. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind even to ungrateful and evil people.
Dear friends, we are now God's children, but what we will be like has not been revealed yet. We know that when the Messiah is revealed, we will be like him, because we will see him as he is.
See what kind of love the Father has given us: We are called God's children and that is what we are! For this reason the world does not recognize us, because it did not recognize him, either.
Nor can they die anymore, because they are like the angels and, since they share in the resurrection, are God's children.
The person who conquers will inherit these things. I will be his God, and he will be my son.
"Yet the LORD was willing to crush him, and he made him suffer. Although you make his soul an offering for sin, he will see his offspring, and he will prolong his days, and the will of the LORD will triumph in his hand.
It was fitting that God, for whom and through whom everything exists, should make the pioneer of their salvation perfect through suffering as part of his plan to glorify many children,
and not only for the nation, but that he would also gather into one the children of God who were scattered abroad.
That is, it is not merely the children born through natural descent who were regarded as God's children, but it is the children born through the promise who were regarded as descendants.
So you are no longer a slave but a child, and if you are a child, then you are also an heir because of what God did.
You have forgotten the encouragement that is addressed to you as sons: "My son, do not think lightly of the Lord's discipline or give up when you are corrected by him.
This is how God's children and the Devil's children are distinguished. No person who fails to practice righteousness and to love his brother is from God.
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