Spiritual Adoption

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 4:22-23

And you shall say unto Pharaoh, Thus says the LORD, Israel is my son, even my firstborn: And I say unto you, Let my son go, that he may serve me: and if you refuse to let him go, behold, I will slay your son, even your 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 people of the earth shall see that you are called by the name of the LORD; and they shall be afraid of you.

Isaiah 43:7

Even everyone that is called by my name: for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him; yea, I have made him.

Deuteronomy 26:18

And the LORD has declared you this day to be his peculiar people, as he has promised you, and that you should keep all his commandments;

Deuteronomy 27:9

And Moses and the priests, the Levites, spoke unto all Israel, saying, Take heed, and hearken, O Israel; this day you are become the people of the LORD your God.

Deuteronomy 32:5-6

They have corrupted themselves, their blemish is not the blemish of his children: they are a perverse and crooked generation. Do you thus repay the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he your father that has bought you? has he not made you, and established you?

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 children 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 forever.

1 Chronicles 28:6

And he said unto me, Solomon your 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 hosts, who dwells 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 ends of the earth;

Isaiah 63:16

Doubtless you are our father, though Abraham is ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledges us not: you, O LORD, are our father, our redeemer; your name is from everlasting.

Isaiah 63:8

For he said, Surely they are my people, children that will not lie: so he was their Savior.

Jeremiah 3:19

But I said, How shall I put you among the children, and give you a pleasant land, a beautiful heritage of the hosts of nations? and I said, You shall call me, My father; and shall not turn away from me.

Jeremiah 31:9

They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by the rivers of waters in a straight way, in which they shall not stumble: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.

Jeremiah 31:20

Is Ephraim my dear son? is he a pleasant child? for since I spoke against him, I do earnestly remember him still: therefore my heart is troubled for him; I will surely have mercy upon him, says the LORD.

Hosea 1:9-10

Then said God, Call his name Loammi: for you are not my people, and I will not be your God. Yet the number of the children 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, you are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, you are the sons of the living God.

John 1:12-13

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

Acts 15:17

That the rest of men might seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles, upon whom my name is called, says the Lord, who does all these things.

Romans 8:14-17

For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. For you have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but you have received the Spirit of adoption, by which we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:read more.
And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, so that we may be also glorified together.

Romans 8:19

For the earnest expectation of the creation waits for the manifestation of the sons of God.

Romans 9:8

That is, They who are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of God: but the children of the promise are counted for the descendants.

Romans 9:26

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

Hebrews 1:5

For unto which of the angels said he at any time, You are my Son, this day have I begotten you? 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 you separate, says the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, And will be a Father unto you, and you shall be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty.

Galatians 4:5-7

To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons. And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father. Therefore you are no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ.

Hebrews 2:10-11

For it befitted him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings. For both he that sanctifies and they 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 whom God has given me.

Hebrews 12:6-7

For whom the Lord loves he chastens, and scourges every son whom he receives. If you endure chastening, God deals with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chastens not?

1 John 3:1-2

Behold, what manner of love the Father has bestowed upon us, that we should be called the children of God: therefore the world knows us not, because it knew him not. Beloved, now are we the children of God, and it does 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.