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Resources from the series: Adoption


Romans 8:18-25 Sons Displayed In Glory

Turn with me now, if you would, to Romans chapter 8, Romans chapter 8. We've been ranging over a number of texts, dealing as we have been with the series theme of adoption. This glorious theme, that God in His marvelous grace has brought us into a living relationship with Himself, adopted us into His household and family that we should be...


Romans 8:26-39 God's Care for His Children

Turn with me now to Romans chapter 8, Romans chapter 8, a section of Scripture that is probably one of the most well-known, favorite passages, I'm sure, to many of you. We’ll pick it up at verse 26. Romans 8:26:

“In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should,...


Romans 8:13 Putting Sin to Death

Turn with me now, if you would, to Romans chapter 8–Paul's epistle to the Romans, chapter 8–and we're going to pick up the reading at verse 12. Before we read together the word of God, let's come before Him in prayer.

Our Father in heaven, this is Your word. It is a light that shines in a dark place. We thank You...


Galatians 5:1-15 The Obligations of Adoption: Liberty Not License Dr. Ligon Duncan

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you turn with me to Galatians chapter 5, as we continue to work through the series that Derek began back in September on the doctrine of adoption.

Tonight we're going to be looking at the subject of what our adoption is to lead to in terms of living ...


Hebrews 12:5-13 Studies on Adoption: Discipline

Now turn with me, if you have a Bible with you, to the twelfth chapter of Hebrews. We have been studying together over the last number of weeks the wonderful doctrine of Adoption: that God in His mercy and grace brings us into union and fellowship with Jesus Christ, justifies us by faith alone in Christ alone, and constitutes us, His...


1 John 3:6, 5:18 A New Relationship to Sin

Now if you have a Bible near you, would you turn with me to 1 John chapter 3, and we're going to read a couple of verses from chapter 3 and another, from chapter 5. And if you’d also keep your finger in Romans 6, for we’ll be alluding to that in a few moments. But before we...


Romans 8 I'm A Child of the King

Now turn with me if you would to the eighth chapter of Romans, Romans chapter 8. I want us in particular this evening to focus our thoughts, as we have been considering the doctrine of adoption. How God in His mercy and grace has brought us, as the children of wrath that we are by nature - for Jesus, you...


Hebrews 2:10 What's in a Name?

Turn with me now, if you would, to the book of Hebrews and the second chapter. We have been considering together the doctrine of adoption, and we've looked at some general aspects of that marvelous truth as we found it in some passages, in particular, in Galatians and Ephesians. Last week we drew particular attention to the truth that in our adoption...


Galatians 4:1-7 God Sent His Son

Now turn with me, if you would, to Galatians chapter 4 And we are considering together the doctrine of adoption: how God takes us who are the fallen sons of Adam, sinners by nature and by choice, and He brings us into His household, into His family; constitutes us with all of the legal entitlements of the children of God; that...


Galatians 4:6 Abba — What's in a Name?

Now turn with me to Galatians chapter 4. We were here last Wednesday evening. We saw the Apostle Paul making three assertions. First of all, that there are these folks whom he describes as “under the Law”; under the Old Covenant; first of all, “under tutors and guardians,” as he describes them; a bit like being in kindergarten, but more...


Ephesians 1:3-6 Determined Treasure from Eternity

Turn in your hymnals just for a second. We’ll get to the Bible in just a minute, but turn back to your hymnals to #525, “A Child of the King,” and verse 3. “I once was an outcast, stranger on Earth, a sinner by choice, and an alien by birth. But I've been adopted; my name's written down; an heir to a...

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