The topic of our exploration is ADOPTED BY GOD. Turn in your Bible to the passages shared and mark the keywords or phrases that stand out to you.
Isaiah 43:6 I will say to the north, Give up; and to the south, Keep not back: bring my sons from far, and my daughters from the ends of the earth; 63:8 For he said, Surely they are my people, children that will not lie: so he was their Saviour. [He calls the children from around the earth to come according to His will.]
John 1:12 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: [God calls out to the lost to come and they must decide to answer yes and come or no and run into destruction.]
Romans 8:15 For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
2 Cor.6:17 Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you. [ God invites the lost caught up in the worldly to come out and He will protect the lost sheep.]
Gal.3:26 For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus. [In Christ alone by faith alone][ Read Gal.4:6 ]
Eph. 2:19 Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God; [Blessed assurance]
Hebrews 12:9 Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live? [ when we are in God’s hands we are safe and secure from alarm.]
[prepared by Winston Staples]