Adoption From The Thematic Bible 10

  • Adoption From The Thematic Bible  10: 


    Adoption » Of children. Instances of » Of joseph's sons:

    Genesis 48:5:  Now your two sons, who were born to you in the land of Egypt before I came to you in Egypt, are mine; Ephraim and Manasseh shall be mine, as Reuben and Simeon are.

    Genesis 48:14:  But Israel stretched out his right hand and laid it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left hand on Manasseh’s head, crossing his hands, although Manasseh was the firstborn.

    Genesis 48:16:  The angel who has redeemed me from all evil,
    Bless the lads;
    And may my name live on in them,
    And the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac;
    And may they grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.”

    Genesis 48:22:  I give you one portion more than your brothers, which I took from the hand of the Amorite with my sword and my bow.”


    Adoption » Should produce » Child-like confidence in God:

    Matthew 6:25-34:  "For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? "Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth much more than they? "And who of you by being worried can add a single hour to his life? read more.

    Adoption » Should produce » A spirit of prayer:

    Matthew 7:7-11:  "Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. "For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened. "Or what man is there among you who, when his son asks for a loaf, will give him a stone? read more.

    Finished for today.

    God Bless!