I will proclaim the Lord’s decree:

He said to me, “You are my son;(A)
    today I have become your father.(B)

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26 He will call out to me, ‘You are my Father,(A)
    my God, the Rock(B) my Savior.’(C)

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19 “I myself said,

“‘How gladly would I treat you like my children
    and give you a pleasant land,(A)
    the most beautiful inheritance(B) of any nation.’
I thought you would call me ‘Father’(C)
    and not turn away from following me.

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17 And a voice from heaven(A) said, “This is my Son,(B) whom I love; with him I am well pleased.”(C)

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49 Then Nathanael declared, “Rabbi,(A) you are the Son of God;(B) you are the king of Israel.”(C)

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18 And,

“I will be a Father to you,
    and you will be my sons and daughters,(A)
says the Lord Almighty.”[a](B)

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  1. 2 Corinthians 6:18 2 Samuel 7:14; 7:8
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The Son Superior to Angels

For to which of the angels did God ever say,

“You are my Son;
    today I have become your Father”[a]?(A)

Or again,

“I will be his Father,
    and he will be my Son”[b]?(B)

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  1. Hebrews 1:5 Psalm 2:7
  2. Hebrews 1:5 2 Samuel 7:14; 1 Chron. 17:13
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Those who are victorious(A) will inherit all this, and I will be their God and they will be my children.(B)

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