Spiritual Adoption

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 4:22-23

And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, The LORD hath said thus: Israel is my son, even my firstborn. And I have said unto thee, Let my son go that he may serve me, but thou hast refused to let him go; therefore, behold, I will slay thy son, even thy firstborn.

Numbers 6:27

And they shall place my name upon the sons of Israel, and I will bless them.

Deuteronomy 28:10

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

Isaiah 43:7

even every one that is called by my name, for I have created them for my glory; I have formed them; yea, I have made them.

Deuteronomy 26:18

And the LORD has lifted thee up this day to be his unique people, as he has promised thee, and that thou should keep all his commandments,

Deuteronomy 27:9

And Moses with the priests the Levites spoke unto all Israel, saying, Take heed and hearken, O Israel; today thou art become the people of the LORD thy God.

Deuteronomy 32:5-6

They have corrupted themselves, their spot is that they are not his sons; they are a perverse and crooked generation. Do ye thus repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is he not thy father that has possessed thee? He made thee and established thee.

2 Samuel 7:14

I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commits 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 for 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 unto 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 whom the LORD has given me are for signs and for wonders in Israel from the LORD of the hosts, who dwells in Mount Zion.

Isaiah 43:6

I will say to the north wind, Give up, and to the south, Do not keep back; bring my sons from far and my daughters from the ends of the earth

Isaiah 63:16

Doubtless thou art our father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel not acknowledge us; thou, O LORD, art our father; our everlasting Redeemer is thy name.

Isaiah 63:8

For he said, Surely they are my people, sons that do not lie: and he was their Saviour.

Jeremiah 3:19

But I said, How shall I place thee as sons and give thee the desirable land, the heritage that the hosts of Gentiles desire? 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, but with mercies I will cause them to return; I will cause them to walk by the rivers of waters in a straight way, in which they shall not stumble; for I shall be a father to Israel, and Ephraim shall be my firstborn.

Jeremiah 31:20

Peradventure is Ephraim a precious son unto me? Peradventure is he unto me a delightful child? With all this since I spoke of him, I have remembered him constantly. Therefore my bowels are troubled for him; in tenderness I will surely have mercy upon him, saith the LORD.

Hosea 1:9-10

Then said God, Call his name Loammi: for ye are not my people, and I will not be your God. With all this, the number of the sons of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, Ye are the sons of the living God.

John 1:12-13

But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become sons of God, even to them that believe on his name, who are not born of blood, nor of the will of flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

Acts 15:17

that the men that are left might seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles, upon whom my name is called, saith the Lord, who does all these things.

Romans 8:14-17

For all that are led by the Spirit of God, the same are sons of God. For ye have not received the spirit of slavery to be in fear again, but ye have received the Spirit of adoption of sons, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. For the same Spirit bears witness unto our spirit that we are sons of God,read more.
and if sons, also heirs certainly of God and joint-heirs with Christ, if so be that we suffer with him that we may be also glorified together with him.

Romans 8:19

For the earnest hope of the creatures waits for the manifestation of the sons of God.

Romans 9:8

That is, Those who are sons of the flesh, these are not the sons of God; but those who are sons of the promise are counted in the generation.

Romans 9:26

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

Hebrews 1:5

For unto which of the angels did he say at any time, Thou art my Son, this day I have begotten thee? And again, I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me a Son?

2 Corinthians 6:17-18

Therefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and do not touch the unclean thing; and I will receive you and will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

Galatians 4:5-7

to redeem those that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons. And because ye are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father; therefore, thou art no longer a slave, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ.

Hebrews 2:10-11

For it was expedient that he, for whom are all things and by whom are all things, preparing to bring forth many sons in his glory, should perfect the author of their saving health through sufferings. For both he that sanctifies and those who are sanctified are all of one, for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren,

Hebrews 2:13

And again, I will put my 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 everyone whom he receives as a son. If ye endure chastening, God deals with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father does not chasten?

1 John 3:1-2

Behold, what charity the Father has given us, that we should be called the sons of God; therefore the world does not know us, because it does not know him. Beloved, now we are the sons of God, and it is not yet made manifest what we shall be; but we know that if he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.