Chapter 12. Of Adoption

Read Chapter 12(Of Adoption) of the Westminster Confession of Faith

1. hose that are justified, God vouchsafeth, in and for His only Son Jesus Christ, to make partakers of the grace of adoption:1by which they are taken into the number, and enjoy the liberties and privileges of the children of God,2have His name put upon them,3receive the spirit of adoption,4have access to the throne of grace with boldness,5are enabled to cry, Abba, Father,6are pitied,7protected,8provided for,9and chastened by Him as by a Father;10yet never cast off,11but sealed to the day of redemption,12and inherit the promises,13as heirs of everlasting salvation.14