473. Are we all God's children?
Ye are the children of the LORD your God. Deuteronomy 14:1
No.Only those that have faith in Christ Jesus are God's children.
Ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus. Galatians 3:26Only those that are predestinated to be adopted by Jesus Christ are children of God.
Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will. Ephesians 1:5Only those that believe on Jesus' name are sons of God.
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name. John 1:12Only children of the promise are counted as the seed of God.
The children of the flesh ... are not the children of God: but the children of the promise are counted for the seed. Romans 9:8Only sinless born-again Christians are sons of God.
He that committeth sin is of the devil ... Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remaineth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God. In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil. 1 John 3:8-10Only those who are led by the spirit are sons of God.
As many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. Romans 8:14Jews that don't love Jesus are children of the devil.
Then said they [the Jews] to him, We be not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God. Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me ... Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. John 8:41-44Sorcerers are the children of the devil.
But Elymas the sorcerer ... withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith. Then Saul, (who also is called Paul,) filled with the Holy Ghost, set his eyes on him. And said ... thou child of the devil.... Acts 13:8-10Those who fulfill the lusts of the flesh and of the mind are children of wrath.
Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others. Ephesians 2:3
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