Scripture is our supreme and ultimate authority in relation to cultural issues.
1 / God instructed His chosen people to care for orphans. (Deuteronomy 24:19-21)
2 / Jesus demonstrated concern for little children. (Matthew 18:5)
3 / Care for orphans is an expression of pure religion. (James 1:27)
4 / Jesus was an adopted child. (Matthew 1:18-25)
5 / Adoption is a picture of the Gospel. (Ephesians 1:5)