But to all who did receive him, s who believed in his name, t he gave the right u to become v children of God,
who w were born, x not of blood y nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
1 John 5:13
I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God that you may know that you have eternal life.
1 John 5:1
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him.
1 John 3:1
See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.
So that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.
For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith.
And not for the nation only, but also to gather into one the children of God who are scattered abroad.
Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.
Jesus answered him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.
1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
1 Peter 1:23
Since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God.
That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.