interested in adopting, seek the guidance and wisdom of those that have adopted
or in the process of adopting. Those around you may not understand or endorse
your decision; but do not let that keep you from providing a forever family to
All Christians have been adopted as children of God and freed from the
law. To adopt a child is to follow the lead of God who has adopted so many.
There are several examples of adoption in the Bible including Moses. Adoption
of children is a wonderful thing and God directs us to take care of the
children and welcome them in. There is no better way to welcome a child in then
to adopt him or her. I pray these Bible verses about adoption will be heart
warming and inspirational to you today. Feel free to use this topical study as
a Bible devotional, Sunday School lesson
or just as a Bible memory tool. Please add any of your favorite Bible verses
about adoption to the comments so this becomes a better resource to families
and individuals that find it.
- #1 Adoption Verse- All who believer are adopted as children of God
But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become
children of God.
Romans 8:14-16 - #2 Bible Verse About Adoption-The Holy
For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God. So you have
not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received
God's Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him, "Abba,
Father."For his Spirit joins with our spirit to affirm that we are God's
Galatians 4:4-6 - # 3 Scripture On Adoption- Freedom from the Law
But when the right time came, God sent his Son, born of a woman, subject to
the law. God sent him to buy freedom for us who were slaves to the law, so that
he could adopt us as his very own children. And because we are his children,
God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, prompting us to call out,
- #4 Bible Verse on Adoption- Caring for the Orphans
Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for
orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt
Additional Scriptures About Children
Psalm 68:5-6 - #5 Adoption Scripture Verse- God the Father
Father to the fatherless, defender of widows-
this is God, whose dwelling is holy.
God places the lonely in families;
he sets the prisoners free and gives them joy.
But he makes the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.
Matthew 18:5 - #6 Bible Verse About Adoption- Welcoming a Child
"And anyone who welcomes a little child like this on my behalf is welcoming
- #7 Bible Passage on Adoption- All are Welcome
And not only for that nation, but to bring together and unite all the
children of God scattered around the world
1 John 3:1-2 - #8 Bible Scripture on Adoption- God's Children
See how very much our Father loves us, for he calls us his children, and
that is what we are! But the people who belong to this world don't recognize
that we are God's children because they don't know him. Dear friends, we are
already God's children, but he has not yet shown us what we will be like when
Christ appears. But we do know that we will be like him, for we will see him as
he really is.
Scriptures About God's Love
Exodus 2:10 - #9 Adoption Bible Verse- Adoption of
Later, when the boy was older, his mother brought him back to Pharaoh's
daughter, who adopted him as her own son. The princess named him Moses, for
she explained, "I lifted him out of the water."
Esther 2:7 - #10 Bible Verse on Adoption- Adoption of Esther
This man had a very beautiful and lovely young cousin, Hadassah, who was
also called Esther. When her father and mother died, Mordecai adopted her into
his family and raised her as his own daughter.