The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are God's children.
Cross ReferencesDeuteronomy 14:1
You are sons of the LORD your God; do not cut yourselves or shave your forehead on behalf of the dead,
Yet the number of the Israelites will be like the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured or numbered. And in the place where it was said to them, 'You are not My people,' they will be called 'sons of the living God.'
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.
In fact, they can no longer die, because they are like the angels. And since they are sons of the resurrection, they are sons of God.
But to all who did receive Him, to those who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God--
We are witnesses of these things, and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey Him."
For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.
The creation waits in eager expectation for the revelation of the sons of God.
Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies.
So it is not the children of the flesh who are God's children, but it is the children of the promise who are regarded as offspring.
and, "It will happen that in the very place where it was said to them, 'You are not My people,' they will be called 'sons of the living God.'"
2 Corinthians 1:22
placed His seal on us, and put His Spirit in our hearts as a pledge of what is to come.
2 Corinthians 6:18
And: "I will be a Father to you, and you will be My sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty."
You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.
And because you are sons, God sent the Spirit of His Son into our hearts, crying out, "Abba, Father!"
1 John 3:1
Behold what manner of love the Father has given to 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.
1 John 3:2
Beloved, we are now children of God, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. We know that when Christ appears, we will be like Him, for we will see Him as He is.
1 John 3:10
By this the children of God are distinguished from the children of the devil: Anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor is anyone who does not love his brother.
1 John 5:10
Whoever believes in the Son of God has this testimony within him; whoever does not believe God has made Him out to be a liar, because he has not believed in the testimony God has given about His Son.
The one who is victorious will inherit all things, and I will be his God, and he will be My son.
Chapter Outline1. Those who are in Christ are free from condemnation.
5. What harm comes of the flesh;
13. and what good of the Spirit.
19. The glorious deliverance the creation longs for,
29. was beforehand decreed from God.
38. Nothing can sever us from his love.
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Romans 8:23, 26
2 Corinthians 1:22
2 Corinthians 5:5
1 John 4:13
2 Corinthians 1:12
1 John 3:19-22
1 John 5:10
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