2 Corinthians 6:18 says...."And I will be a father to you, And you shall be sons and daughters to Me," Says the Lord Almighty. we are all sons and daughters of God, but he let his son die so we could all be saved by the love of christ.
Akiane's Prince of Peace Portrait of Jesus ( painted by 8 yr old child of atheists who had never seen a pic or heard of Jesus but met Him in visions and dreams).Colton Burpo (approx 3year old child saw Jesus in near death experience, but could not recognise him in pictures. When he saw this one he said, "That's Him!" quoted in the book HEAVEN is for REAL.
Matthew 16:24. Take up your cross...and follow me....A willingness to sacrifice something important to you shows a saving faith. Pray that God will give you the courage and grace to have sacrificial faith. Read about Abraham's faith in Gen 22