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Torrey's Topical Textbook

Adoption

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  • Explained
    2 Corinthians 6:18

  • Is according to promise
    Romans 9:8 ; Galatians 3:29

  • Is by faith
    Galatians 3:7,26

  • Is of God's grace
    Ezekiel 16:3-6 ; Romans 4:16,17 ; Ephesians 1:5,6,11

  • Is through Christ
    John 1:12 ; Galatians 4:4,5 ; Ephesians 1:5 ; Hebrews 2:10,13

  • Saints predestinated to
    Romans 8:29 ; Ephesians 1:5,11

  • Of Gentiles, predicted
    Hosea 2:23 ; Romans 9:24-26 ; Ephesians 3:6

  • The Adopted are gathered together in one by Christ
    John 11:52

  • New birth connected with
    John 1:12,13

  • The Holy Spirit is a Witness of
    Romans 8:16

  • Being led by the Spirit is an evidence of
    Romans 8:14

  • Saints receive the Spirit of
    Romans 8:15 ; Galatians 4:6

  • A privilege of saints
    John 1:12 ; 1 John 3:1

  • Saints become brethren of Christ by
    John 20:17 ; Hebrews 2:11,12

  • Saints wait for final consummation of
    Romans 8:19,23 ; 1 John 3:2

  • Subjects saints to the fatherly discipline of God
    Deuteronomy 8:5 ; 2 Samuel 7:14 ; Proverbs 3:11,12 ; Hebrews 12:5-11

  • God is long-suffering and merciful towards the partakers of
    Jeremiah 31:1,9,20

  • Should lead to holiness
    2 Corinthians 6:17,18 ; 7:1 ; Philippians 2:15 ; 1 John 3:2,3

  • SHOULD PRODUCE
    • Likeness to God
      Matthew 5:44,45,48 ; Ephesians 5:1
    • Child-like confidence in God
      Matthew 6:25-34
    • A desire for God's glory
      Matthew 5:16
    • A spirit of prayer
      Matthew 7:7-11
    • A love of peace
      Matthew 5:9
    • A forgiving spirit
      Matthew 6:14
    • A merciful spirit
      Luke 6:35,36
    • An avoidance of ostentation
      Matthew 6:1-4,6,18

  • Safety of those who receive
    Proverbs 14:26

  • Confers a new name
    Numbers 6:27 ; Isaiah 62:2 ; Acts 15:17

  • Entitles to an inheritance
    Matthew 13:43 ; Romans 8:17 ; Galatians 3:29 ; 4:7 ; Ephesians 3:6

  • Is to be pleaded in prayer
    Isaiah 63:16 ; Matthew 6:9

  • Illustrated
    • Joseph's sons
      Genesis 48:5,14,16,22
    • Moses
      Exodus 2:10
    • Esther
      Esther 2:7

  • Typified
    • Israel
      Exodus 4:22 ; Hosea 11:1 ; Romans 9:4

  • Exemplified
    • Solomon
      1 Chronicles 28:6

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Adoption'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/ttt/a/adoption.html. 1897.

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