All Resources on Sonship (Adoption by God)

Heirs of God

Romans 8:17

Labs

by John Piper

Our adoption as sons and daughters of God is a deep and glorious blessing. In this lab, drawing on several other texts, John Piper asks what it means that we will be glorified with Christ and share in his inheritance.

Not Slavery, But Adoption

Romans 8:15

Labs

by John Piper

Adoption is not unique to Christianity, but it is a much more complex and glorious reality in the context of God’s love for us in the gospel. In this lab, John Piper presses in on several key words to show what it means for God to be a Father.

The Children of God

Romans 8:14

Labs

by John Piper

The Bible often argues in “if/then” statements, and the context will help us clarify exactly what the conditions are. In this lab, John Piper shows us where to find assurance that we are the children of God.

What Does It Mean That We Have Been Adopted By God?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper talks about the amazing fact that God has brought us into his family.

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The Sons Are Free

Palm Sunday

Matthew 17:22-27

Sermons

by John Piper

The Spirit-Led Are the Sons of God

Romans 8:13-17

Sermons

by John Piper

The Holy Spirit testifies that we are children of God by creating affections for him within us.

Children, Heirs, and Fellow Sufferers

Romans 8:14-18

Sermons

by John Piper

Suffering is a great mercy that keeps us from loving this world more than we should.

Predestined for Adoption to the Praise of His Glory

Reflections on Being Adopted by God and Adopting Children

Ephesians 1:1-6

Sermons

by John Piper

We must understand and enjoy our own adoption before we can properly grasp what it means to adopt another.

Those Who Have Faith Are the Sons of Abraham

Galatians 3:6-9

Sermons

by John Piper

The central concern of your life is to ensure that you are a child of Abraham.