Spiritual Adoption

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 4:22-23

And thou shalt say to Pharaoh, Thus saith Jehovah: Israel is my son, my firstborn. And I say to thee, Let my son go, that he may serve me. And if thou refuse to let him go, behold, I will kill thy son, thy firstborn.

Numbers 6:27

And they shall put my name upon the children of Israel; and I will bless them.

Deuteronomy 28:10

And all peoples of the earth shall see that thou art called by the name of Jehovah, and they shall be afraid of thee.

Isaiah 43:7

every one that is called by my name, and whom I have created for my glory: I have formed him, yea, I have made him.

Deuteronomy 26:18

and Jehovah hath accepted thee this day to be a people of possession to him, as he hath told thee, and that thou shouldest keep all his commandments,

Deuteronomy 27:9

And Moses and the priests, the Levites, spoke to all Israel, saying, Be silent and hearken, Israel! this day thou art become the people of Jehovah thy God.

Deuteronomy 32:5-6

They have dealt corruptly with him; Not his children's is their spot: A crooked and perverted generation! Do ye thus requite Jehovah, Foolish and unwise people? Is not he thy father that hath bought thee? Hath he not made thee and established thee?

2 Samuel 7:14

I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commit iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men and with the stripes of the sons of men;

1 Chronicles 22:10

He shall build a house unto my name; and he shall be my son, and I will be his father; and I will establish the throne of his kingdom over Israel for ever.

1 Chronicles 28:6

And he said to me, Solomon thy son, he shall build my house and my courts; for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father.

Isaiah 8:18

Behold, I and the children that Jehovah hath given me are for signs and for wonders in Israel, from Jehovah of hosts, who dwelleth in mount Zion.

Isaiah 43:6

I will say to the north, Give up; and to the south, Keep not back: bring my sons from afar, and my daughters from the end of the earth,

Isaiah 63:16

For thou art our Father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, Jehovah, art our Father; our Redeemer, from everlasting, is thy name.

Isaiah 63:8

And he said, They are indeed my people, children that will not lie; and he became their Saviour.

Jeremiah 3:19

And as for me, I said, How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee the pleasant land, the goodly inheritance of the hosts of the nations? And I said, Thou shalt call me, My father; and shalt not turn away from following me.

Jeremiah 31:9

They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them; I will cause them to walk by water-brooks, in a straight way, wherein they shall not stumble; for I will be a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.

Jeremiah 31:20

Is Ephraim a dear son unto me? is he a child of delights? For whilst I have been speaking against him, I do constantly remember him still. Therefore my bowels are troubled for him: I will certainly have mercy upon him, saith Jehovah.

Hosea 1:9-10

and he said, Call his name Lo-ammi; for ye are not my people, and I will not be for you. Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea which cannot be measured or numbered; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, it shall be said unto them, Sons of the living God.

John 1:12-13

but as many as received him, to them gave he the right to be children of God, to those that believe on his name; who have been born, not of blood, nor of flesh's will, nor of man's will, but of God.

Acts 15:17

so that the residue of men may seek out the Lord, and all the nations on whom my name is invoked, saith the Lord, who does these things

Romans 8:14-17

for as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. For ye have not received a spirit of bondage again for fear, but ye have received a spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itself bears witness with our spirit, that we are children of God.read more.
And if children, heirs also: heirs of God, and Christ's joint heirs; if indeed we suffer with him, that we may also be glorified with him.

Romans 8:19

For the anxious looking out of the creature expects the revelation of the sons of God:

Romans 9:8

That is, they that are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of God; but the children of the promise are reckoned as seed.

Romans 9:26

And it shall be, in the place where it was said to them, Ye are not my people, there shall they be called Sons of the living God.

Hebrews 1:5

For to which of the angels said he ever, Thou art my Son: this day have I begotten thee? and again, I will be to him for father, and he shall be to me for son?

2 Corinthians 6:17-18

Wherefore come out from the midst of them, and be separated, saith the Lord, and touch not what is unclean, and I will receive you; and I will be to you for a Father, and ye shall be to me for sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

Galatians 4:5-7

that he might redeem those under law, that we might receive sonship. But because ye are sons, God has sent out the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, Abba, Father. So thou art no longer bondman, but son; but if son, heir also through God.

Hebrews 2:10-11

For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to make perfect the leader of their salvation through sufferings. For both he that sanctifies and those sanctified are all of one; for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren,

Hebrews 2:13

And again, I will trust in him. And again, Behold, I and the children which God has given me.

Hebrews 12:6-7

for whom the Lord loves he chastens, and scourges every son whom he receives. Ye endure for chastening, God conducts himself towards you as towards sons; for who is the son that the father chastens not?

1 John 3:1-2

See what love the Father has given to us, that we should be called the children of God. For this reason the world knows us not, because it knew him not. Beloved, now are we children of God, and what we shall be has not yet been manifested; we know that if it is manifested we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.