Adopted into God's Family

The heart of the gospel is Adoption; it gives us a new everlasting identity and place in God’s family. Adoption is what redemption is all about, for once we were all ‘Prodigals’. As the Prodigal’s father longed to receive his son back, so our heavenly father longs for us. Adoption is costly to the Father, for His Son paid the highest price. John 1:12 says; when we receive God, we have the right to be His child. I John 3:2 tell us; we are God’s children. When God adopts us He begins the work of transforming us into the family likeness, this is a lifelong process. The relationship we have with our earthly father usually influences our relationship with our heavenly father, and affects what ado

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