Most Relevant Verses
Say to Pharaoh: 'Thus says Jehovah, Israel is my son, my firstborn. So I said to you: 'Let My son go that he may serve me. But you have refused to let him go. Behold, I will kill your son, your firstborn.'
However, if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves, pray, search for me, and turn from their evil ways, I will hear their prayer from heaven, forgive their sins, and heal their country.
You are the sons of Jehovah your God. Do not cut yourselves nor shave your forehead for the sake of the dead.
They have corrupted themselves; they are not His sons. They are a blemished, crooked and perverse generation. Is this how you repay Jehovah, you foolish and unwise people? Is he not your Father and creator, who made you and formed you?
Respect for Jehovah builds strong confidence. Your children will have a place of refuge.
You are our Father. Even though Abraham does not know us and Israel does not pay attention to us, O Jehovah, you are our Father. Your name is our Defender From Everlasting.
I wanted to treat you like children and give you a pleasant land, the most beautiful property among the nations. I thought you would call me Father and not turn away from me.
With weeping they will come. By supplication I will lead them. I will make them walk by streams of waters on a straight path in which they will not stumble. For I am a father to Israel and Ephraim is my firstborn.
Ephraim, O Ephraim my dear delightful son! Indeed, as often as I have spoken against him, I certainly still remember him. My heart yearns for him. I will surely have mercy on him, declares Jehovah.
Jehovah said: Name him Loammi for you are not my people, and I am not your God. Yet the number of the children of Israel will be like the grains of the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured or numbered. It will be said: You are the sons of the living God in the place where it was said you are not my people!
When Israel was a young man, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son.
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the children of God.
You will then act as true children of your Father in heaven. He gives sunlight to both evil and good people. He sends rain for the just and the unjust.
The righteous will shine as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He that has ears let him hear.
Love your enemies and do good to them. Lend expecting nothing in return and your reward will be great. You will be sons of the Most High for he is kind toward the unthankful and evil.
He gave the right to become children of God to all who received him. Even to those who believe in his name. They were born from God. It was not from blood, or the will of the flesh, or the will of man.
All who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. For you have not received a spirit of bondage again causing fear, but you have received a spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Father, Father! (Chaldee: Abba, meaning father). The Spirit itself (Greek:autos ho pneuma) (itself the Spirit) bears witness with our spirit (mind and heart), that we are children of God.read more.
If children, then heirs of God, and joint heirs with Christ. If indeed we suffer with him we may also be glorified with him.
The creation will also be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God.
Those he first recognized, he ordained in advance that they be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.
Therefore come out from among them and be separate (set off) (severed from them) (excluded from them), said Jehovah. Do not touch the unclean thing and I will receive you. (Isaiah 52:11) (Jeremiah 51:45) I will be a Father to you, and you will be to me sons and daughters, said Jehovah God the Almighty. (Hosea 1:10)
You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.
If you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's seed, heirs according to promise.
that he might redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons. Because you are sons, God sent the spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, Abba, Father. So you are no longer slaves but a son. And as a son God has made you an heir.
He predetermined (ordained) us to adoption, as sons to himself through Jesus Christ, according to the kind intention of his will.
So then you are no longer strangers and aliens. You are fellow citizens with the holy ones and of the household of God.
The Gentiles are fellow-heirs, and fellow-members of the body, and fellow-partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the good news.
That way you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation. You are seen as lights in the world.
It was appropriate that he, for whom and by whom all things exist, should bring many sons to glory, to make the Chief Agent of their salvation perfect through suffering. Both he who sanctifies and they who are sanctified are all from one. For this reason Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers.
Jehovah disciplines those he loves. In fact he scourges every son (child) he receives. God deals with you like children. Endure discipline (instruction) (training). Who is the child whom a father does not discipline?
Furthermore, we have had fathers of our flesh that corrected us, and we gave them respect. Shall we not much more be in subjection to the Father of spirits and live?
Observe the love the Father gave to us that we should be called the children of God. That is what we are! For this reason the world does not know us. This is because it did not know him. Beloved, now we are children of God. It is not yet revealed what we will be. We know that when he is revealed we will be like him. We will see him just as he is.
In this the children of God and the children of the devil are revealed. Whoever does not practice righteousness is not from God. He who does not love his brother is not from God.
You are of God, my little children. You have overcome them because he that is in you is greater than he that is in the world.
He who overcomes will inherit all things. I will be his God, and he will be my son.
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