Adopted by God – Episode 2

Adoption stories are amazing!  Paperwork, travel, money, and then a child!  This child becomes a member or a new family. They receive a new name and new relationships.  When you believe on Jesus, God adopts you and makes you a member of His family.

When God adopts you, He does three things: He gives you a new nature. He gives you a new name.  He gives you a new relationship.

New Nature

Romans 8:12-15

When you trusted in Christ, God gave you a new nature.  This new nature gives you power over sin.

2 Peter 1:3-4

God gave you everything you need to live this life in a godly way.  Believers are a partaker of the divine nature.  The believer now has power over sin.

New Name

God has given all believers a new name.  That new name is “a child of God.”

Romans 8:16-17

All humans are NOT children of God.  Only those that believe on Jesus receive this new name.  Please see John 1:12-13

New Relationship

God also gave you a new relationship.  Believers have an intimate relationship with The Heavenly Father – God is now your daddy.  You can now approach God in boldness.

Finally, God will never leave you nor forsake you.  This relationship is eternal.

Closing Info

Faith in the Valley is recorded at Wakefield Valley Bible Church.  Our morning service is at 10:45 am.  We would love for you to visit.  We have programs for the entire family.

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