Why would anyone want to adopt?  What is the motivation?  Is the process of adoption just supposed to help alleviate only the physical needs of children?  

David Platt, Pastor of The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham,AL explains it far better than I can here.

Here's an excerpt from his blog post:
 

Consider the reality of what happens when God the Father adopts us through Christ His Son. In this adoption process, He changes our status. We go from being slaves to sin to being sons of God. Listen...


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