93. What is adoption?
ANS: Adoption is an act of God’s free grace, whereby the believer is received into the number, and has a right to all privileges of the sons of God, including the reception of the Holy Spirit. The full and final realization of adoption awaits the bodily resurrection unto glory.
SEE: John 1:12-3; Rom 8:14-16; Rom 8:22-23; Gal 4:4-7; Eph 1:3-6; 1 John 3:1-3; Rom 8:17-23; Phil 3:20-21; 1 John 3:1-3