God's Adopted Children
GOD’S ADOPTED CHILDREN
Sermon in a Sentence: God has adopted believers into His family.
The Holy Spirit is called the Spirit of adoption.
We are not naturally born as God’s children. (Jn. 1:12;13;John 8:44)
I. God Gives us the Assurance of Sons (v. 15,16)
(1 Jn. 3:1,2)
A. The External Witness- Holy Scripture (1 Jn. 3:1,2)
B. The Internal Witness- Holy Living (Rom. 8:2,4,11-13,23)
II. God Gives us the Access of Sons (v. 15)
(Rom. 8:26,27;Gal. 4:6;Mk. 14:36)
III. God Gives us the Attitude of Sons (v. 14)
IV. God Gives us the Acquisition of Sons (v. 17)
(Heb. 1:2;Rev. 21:7)