Ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son.
He received from God the Father honour and glory, when there came such a voice to him from the excellent glory, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.–Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God.
Be ye . . . followers of God, as dear children.–If children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ.
The brightness of [his] glory, and the express image of his person.–Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Jesus the author and finisher of [our] faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame. –These things I speak in the world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves.–As the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ.
1Co 1:9 2Pe 1:17 1Jo 3:1 Eph 5:1 Ro 8:17 Heb 1:3 Mt 5:16 Heb 12:2 Joh 17:13 2Co 1:5