Who is Family?
Mark 3:31 There came then his brethren and his mother, and, standing without, sent unto him, calling him.
Are you all right son? Yes, he was doing what His Father required of him. Only Mary knew him as God's Son, his brothers and sisters did not believe until after the resurrection. Brothers and sisters?
Mat 13:55 Is not this the carpenter's son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas?
Mat 13:56 And his sisters, are they not all with us? Whence then hath this man all these things?
Mark 3:32 And the multitude sat about him, and they said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren without seek for thee.
Who do we serve? We do the will of God.
Mark 3:33 And he answered them, saying, Who is my mother, or my brethren?
Who is Jesus from? Who is His Father? God is His Father.
Mark 3:34 And he looked round about on them which sat about him, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren!
Mark 3:35 For whosoever shall do the will of God, the same is my brother, and my sister, and mother.
As Jesus did the Father's will, serving him. His true brothers and sisters and mother, serve God in His Spirit.
John 4:24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
The Scribes said he served Beelzebub. Jesus served His Father, God of all creation. All those who serve God are the family of God. They are family in His Spirit. They must honor Jesus and they honor his father. You cannot serve God apart from Jesus.
Col 2:6 As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him:
Col 2:7 Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.
Col 2:8 Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
Col 2:9 For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.
Col 2:10 And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:
1 John 4:2 Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God:
1 John 4:3 And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.
1 John 4:4 Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.