Filhos de Deus
But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may have life through his name.
For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son that every one who believes in him may not perish, but have life eternal.
You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.
All who have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.
"Blessed are the peacemakers! For they will be called sons of God.
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.
For you did not receive a spirit of bondage leading again to fear, but you received a spirit of sonship, in which we cry, Abba, Father.
15 He said to them, "But you, who do you say that I am?"
16 Simon Peter said, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."
17 Jesus replied, "Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah, for flesh and blood have not revealed it to you, but my Father in heaven.
The Spirit itself witnesses with our spirits that we are children of God.
SEE what love the Father has bestowed on us that we should be called children of God. And so we are. The reason why tho world does not know us is that it did not know him.
So you are no longer a slave, but a son, and if a son, then also an heir, through God's act.
All who received him \'97 to them he gave power to become children of God, to those who believe in his name,
who were born not of blood nor of the will of flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.
By this the children of God are plain to see, also the children of the Devil. Every one who is not doing righteousness is not of God, nor is he who does not love his brother.
It is for discipline that you are enduring. God is laying it upon you as upon sons. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline?
But if you are without discipline, in which all share, then you are bastards and not sons.
That is, not the physical descendants are children, but the children of the promise are counted for descendants.
but, when the fullness of time came, God sent forth his Son born of a woman, born under the Law,
that he might redeem those who were under Law, that we might receive the recognition as sons.