Acceptance | Romans 9:25
Remember the prophecy God give in Hosea:
"To those who were rejected and not my people,
I will say to them: "You are mine."
And to those who were unloved I will say:
"You are my darling."
Acceptance | Galatians 4:7
Now you are no longer a slave but God's own child. And since you are his child, God has made you his heir.
Adoption | Romans 8:14
For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God.
Adoption | Romans 8:16-17
The Spirit Himself testifies together with our spirit that we are God's children, and if children, also heirs-heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ-seeing that we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.
Adoption | Romans 8:9:8
It is not merely the natural offspring of Abraham who are considered the children of God; rather, the children born because of God's promise are descendants.
Adoption | Corinthians 6:18
"I will be a Father to you,
And you shall be My sons and daughters,
Says the LORD Almighty."
Abandonment | Exodus 3:12
God answered, "I will be with you. And this is your sign that I am the one who has sent you: When you have brought the people out of Egypt, you will worship God at this very mountain."
Abandonment | Psalm 27:10
My father and mother walk out and left me, but God took me in.
Abandonment | Psalm 94:14
God will never walk away from his people, never desert his precious people.
Abandonment | Lamentations 3:31
For no one is abandoned by the Lord forever.