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Adoption


1. Explained. 2Co 6:18.

2. Is according to promise. Ro 9:8; Ga 3:29.

3. Is by faith. Ga 3:7,26.

4. Is of God’s grace. Eze 16:3-6; Ro 4:16,17; Eph 1:5,6,11.

5. Is through Christ. Joh 1:12; Ga 4:4,5; Eph 1:5; Heb 2:10,13.

6. Saints predestinated to. Ro 8:29; Eph 1:5,11.

7. Of Gentiles, predicted. Ho 2:23; Ro 9:24-26; Eph 3:6.

8. The Adopted are gathered together in one by Christ. Joh 11:52.

9. New birth connected with. Joh 1:12,13.

10. The Holy Spirit is a Witness of. Ro 8:16.

11. Being led by the Spirit is an evidence of. Ro 8:14.

12. Saints receive the Spirit of. Ro 8:15; Ga 4:6.

13. A privilege of saints. Joh 1:12; 1Jo 3:1.

14. Saints become brethren of Christ by. Joh 20:17; Heb 2:11,12.

15. Saints wait for final consummation of. Ro 8:19,23; 1Jo 3:2.

16. Subjects saints to the fatherly discipline of God. De 8:5; 2Sa 7:14; Pr 3:11,12; Heb 12:5-11.

17. God is long-suffering and merciful towards the partakers of. Jer 31:1,9,20.

18. Should lead to holiness. 2Co 6:17,18; 7:1; Php 2:15; 1Jo 3:2,3.

19. Should produce

a. Likeness to God. Mt 5:44,45,48; Eph 5:1.

b. Child-like confidence in God. Mt 6:25-34.

c. A desire for God’s glory. Mt 5:16.

d. A spirit of prayer. Mt 7:7-11.

e. A love of peace. Mt 5:9.

f. A forgiving spirit. Mt 6:14.

g. A merciful spirit. Lu 6:35,36.

h. An avoidance of ostentation. Mt 6:1-4,6,18.

20. Safety of those who receive. Pr 14:26.

21. Confers a new name. See Titles of Saints. Nu 6:27; Isa 62:2; Ac 15:17.

22. Entitles to an inheritance. Mt 13:43; Ro 8:17; Ga 3:29; 4:7; Eph 3:6.

23. Is to be pleaded in prayer. Isa 63:16; Mt 6:9.

24. Illustrated

a. Joseph’s sons. Ge 48:5,14,16,22.

b. Moses. Ex 2:10.

c. Esther. Es 2:7.

25. Typified

a. Israel. Ex 4:22; Ho 11:1; Ro 9:4.

26. Exemplified

a. Solomon. 1Ch 28:6.