XII. Of Adoption

1. All those that are justified, God vouchsafed, in, and for the sake of his only Son Jesus Christ, to make partakers of the Grace aof Adoption; by which they are taken into the number, and enjoy the Liberties, and bPrivileges of Children of God; have his cname put upon them, dreceive the Spirit of Adoption, ehave access to the throne of Grace with boldness, are enabled to cry Abba, Father, are fpitied, gprotected, hprovided for, and ichastened by him, as by a Father; yet never jcast off; but sealed kto the day of Redemption, and inherit the promises, las heirs, of everlasting Salvation.

aEph. 1:5; Gal. 4:4–5 bJohn 1:12; Rom. 8:17 c2 Cor. 6:18; Rev. 3:12 dRom. 8:15 eGal. 4:6; Eph. 2:18 fPs. 103:13 gProv. 14:26 h1 Pet. 5:7 iHeb. 12:6 jIsa. 54:8–9; Lam. 3:31 kEph. 4:30 lHeb. 1:14; Heb. 6:12