As an adoptive father, I can tell you adoption is wonderful. It can also be chaotic. Different family members have different backgrounds, come from different environments, and even have different genetics! Yet, through adoption, they are all of the same family.
God relates to us in much the same way. The Bible says we are adopted into his family. We have different backgrounds, come from different environments, and have different genetics. Yet God brings us all to the same family.
How does God do this? What does it mean to become a child of God? Let’s look at the Bible and see how God calls us to belong to his family.