19 For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God(A) to be revealed.

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10 “Yet the Israelites will be like the sand on the seashore, which cannot be measured or counted.(A) In the place where it was said to them, ‘You are not my people,’ they will be called ‘children of the living God.’(B)

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17 “On the day when I act,” says the Lord Almighty, “they will be my(A) treasured possession.(B) I will spare(C) them, just as a father has compassion and spares his son(D) who serves him.

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Blessed are the peacemakers,(A)
    for they will be called children of God.(B)

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12 Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed(A) in his name,(B) he gave the right to become children of God(C)

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26 So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God(A) through faith,

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to redeem(A) those under the law, that we might receive adoption(B) to sonship.[a](C)

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Footnotes

  1. Galatians 4:5 The Greek word for adoption to sonship is a legal term referring to the full legal standing of an adopted male heir in Roman culture.

he[a] predestined(A) us for adoption to sonship[b](B) through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure(C) and will—

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 1:5 Or sight in love. He
  2. Ephesians 1:5 The Greek word for adoption to sonship is a legal term referring to the full legal standing of an adopted male heir in Roman culture.

Those who are victorious(A) will inherit all this, and I will be their God and they will be my children.(B)

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