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Having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will. (Ephesians 1:5)

Many people, without thinking much about it, make a wide distinction between adopted children and “real” children, as though the adjective “adopted” signifies a different, slightly lesser status within the family.

This is because adoption is a biblical concept that explains a key aspect of what has happened to believers in the reconciling work of God in Christ Jesus.

The Reality is, we are all orphans, disconnected to our Creator, apart from Christ…Think on this: Ap...