Category Archives: Adoption

Romans 8:12-17 Live by the Spirit

ROMANS 8:12-17 12So then, brothers and sisters, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh — 13for if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death … Continue reading

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1 John 3:1-7 – The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him…

1 JOHN 3:1-7 1See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and that is what we are. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 2Beloved, … Continue reading

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Galatians 4: Abba! Father!

GALATIANS 4:4-7 4But when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,5in order to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as children.6And because … Continue reading

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Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 I will seek the lost…

EZEKIEL 34:11-16, 20-24 11For thus says the Lord GOD: I myself will search for my sheep, and will seek them out. 12As shepherds seek out their flocks when they are among their scattered sheep, so I will seek out my sheep. … Continue reading

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Romans 9:1-5 – Unceasing anguish in my heart

Romans 9:1-5 1I am speaking the truth in Christ — I am not lying; my conscience confirms it by the Holy Spirit — 2I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. 3For I could wish that I myself were accursed … Continue reading

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Romans 8:12-25 – For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God

Romans 8:12-25 12So then, brothers and sisters, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh — 13for if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death … Continue reading

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Ephesians 1:3-14 – The pledge of our inheritance

Ephesians 1:3-14 3Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, 4just as he chose us in Christ before the foundation of the world … Continue reading

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Romans 8:12-17 Live by the Spirit

ROMANS 8:12-17 12So then, brothers and sisters, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh — 13for if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death … Continue reading

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1 John 3:1-7 – The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him…

1 JOHN 3:1-7 1See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and that is what we are. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 2Beloved, … Continue reading

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Galatians 4: Abba! Father!

GALATIANS 4:4-7 4But when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,5in order to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as children.6And because … Continue reading

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