Jesus Reset Love

  • Apr 12, 2009
  • Series: Reset

 Orphan = "a child or minor... alienated due to death or disappearance of, abandonment or desertion by, or separation or loss from, both birth parents"... 

 Adoption =  "the act of legally placing a child with a parent or parents other than those to whom they were originally born. An adoption order has the effect of severing the parental responsibilities and rights of the original birth- parent(s)... and transferring those responsibilities and rights to the adoptive parent(s)."...

 "... behave like God's very own children... adopted into His family, calling Him, 'Father, dear Father'"... Romans 8:15b

2 things have to happen before an adoption can be finalized in the United States...   

1.) Final payment

2.) Transfer of child to the adoptive parents...    

 

2 Things have to happen before an adoption can be finalized into the family of God...

1.) Final payment (Already made through the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ)

2.) Personal faith and trust that part 1 is true.

"For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son... so that whoever believes in Him... shall not perish, but have eternal life."...  John 3:16

"This is how we know what love is... Jesus Christ laid down His life for us."... 1 John 3:16

"If you confess with your mouth, 'Jesus is Lord,' and believe in your heart God raised Him from the dead you will be saved."  Romans 10:9-10