Adoption: Saints Wait for Final Consummation of
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Romans 8:19,23
For the earnest expectation of the creature waits for the manifestation of the sons of God.
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1 John 3:2
Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it does not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.
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Covenanting According to the Purposes of God.
... Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children ... day and to-morrow."[561] In
order to wait upon God ... Let the saints testify from their own experience to the ...
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I Will Pray with the Spirit and with the Understanding Also-
... Hast thou received the spirit of adoption? ... saith, Well, I will seek the Lord, and
wait; I will not ... he may hide his face from his dearest saints (Isaiah 8:17). ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/i will pray with the.htm

The Resurrection of the Dead, and Eternal Judgment:
... great disappointment also will be to the saints yet alive ... fruits of the Spirit, yet
they wait, not only ... groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/the resurrection of the dead.htm

Nature of Covenanting.
... They who are accepted in it are the saints. ... many around them, let them not go back
or wait on the ... "Who are Israelites; to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the ...
/.../cunningham/the ordinance of covenanting/chapter i nature of covenanting.htm

The Second vision "On Earth"
... is no more delay, and bring on the consummation in chap ... in connection with future
judgment-scenes preparatory to the final ejection of ... So we must perforce wait. ...
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St. Gregory the Great.
... become our Father by the Spirit of adoption whom He ... I., the newly-elected Pope, had
to wait for the ... Rome for the Christian faith, and become its patron saints. ...
/.../allies/the formation of christendom volume vi/chapter v st gregory the.htm

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