(John 1:12) But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: (KJV)
(Romans 8:15) For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. (KJV)
8 things that should be produced after we have been adopted into the family of God.
- A likeness to God.
- Child-like confidence in God.
- A desire for God’s glory.
- A spirit of prayer.
- A love of peace.
- A forgiving spirit.
- A merciful spirit.
- An avoidance of ostentation. (pretentious and vulgar display, especially of wealth and luxury, intended to impress or attract notice.)
I was reading a story about adoption written on Adoption.com and I came across a quote that really tells what I believe to be true about my Heavenly Father.
Adoption revolves around sacrifice and selflessness.Adopted daughter and donor