BCF Chapter 12
Like as a father pitieth his children, So Jehovah pitieth them that fear him.
In the fear of Jehovah is strong confidence; And his children shall have a place of refuge.
In overflowing wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with everlasting lovingkindness will I have mercy on thee, saith Jehovah thy Redeemer. For this is as the waters of Noah unto me; for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah shall no more go over the earth, so have I sworn that I will not be wroth with thee, nor rebuke thee.
For the Lord will not cast off for ever.
But as many as received him, to them gave he the right to become children of God, even to them that believe on his name:
For ye received not the spirit of bondage again unto fear; but ye received the spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
and if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified with him.
And will be to you a Father, And ye shall be to me sons and daughters,
but when the fulness of the time came, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, that he might redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons. And because ye are sons, God sent forth the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, Abba, Father.
having foreordained us unto adoption as sons through Jesus Christ unto himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,
for through him we both have our access in one Spirit unto the Father.
And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, in whom ye were sealed unto the day of redemption.
Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to do service for the sake of them that shall inherit salvation?
that ye be not sluggish, but imitators of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, And scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.
casting all your anxiety upon him, because he careth for you.
He that overcometh, I will make him a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go out thence no more: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God, and mine own new name.
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