6609 adoption, nature of
The giving by God of the status and privileges of being his children. God adopts those who believe in him and grants them the benefits of his salvation.
A family adopts a child
God adopts the nation of Israel
God adopts believers as his children
Believers are adopted as an outcome of predestination Eph 1:5
Believers are adopted as an outcome of redemption Gal 4:5
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