Theology Tuesday: What is adoption?

J.I. Packer said:

The gift of sonship to God becomes ours not through being born, but through being born again.

We are God’s children not through nature but through grace. Before orphans can enjoy the love and care of a new family, they must be legally adopted. Adoption, like justification, is simultaneously legal and relational.

What does it mean to be adopted by God? Check out this article: