Fatherhood of God – P2

—healer/forgiver

Jeremiah 3:22

“Return, faithless people; I will cure you of backsliding.” “Yes, we will come to you, for you are the LORD our God.

—mercy giver

Jeremiah 31:20

Is not Ephraim my dear son, the child in whom I delight? Though I often speak against him, I still remember him. Therefore my heart yearns for him; I have great compassion for him,” declares the LORD.

—trainer

Hosea 11:3-4

It was I who taught Ephraim to walk, taking them by the arms; but they did not realize it was I who healed them. I led them with cords of human kindness, with ties of love; I lifted the yoke from their neck and bent down to feed them.

—special son

Malachi 3:17

“They will be mine,” says the LORD Almighty, “in the day when I make up my treasured possession. I will spare them, just as in compassion a man spares his son who serves him.

—will never forsake

Deuteronomy 31:6

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”

—love of a nursing mother

Isaiah 49:15

“Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you!

Jesus

—Jesus as “only begotten”

John 1:18

No one has ever seen God, but God the One and Only, who is at the Father’s side, has made him known.

John 3:16

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

1 John 4:9

This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.

Jesus as “Son of God”

Matthew 14:33

Then those who were in the boat worshiped him, saying, “Truly you are the Son of God.”

Matthew 16:16

Simon Peter answered, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”

Luke 1:32

He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David,

John 1:34

I have seen and I testify that this is the Son of God.”

John 1:49

Then Nathanael declared, “Rabbi, you are the Son of God; you are the King of Israel.”

John 11:27

“Yes, Lord,” she told him, “I believe that you are the Christ, the Son of God, who was to come into the world.”

Jesus as Beloved Son

Matthew 3:17

And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.”

Matthew 17:5

While he was still speaking, a bright cloud enveloped them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased. Listen to him!”

Jesus’ use of abba for God

Mark 14:36

“Abba, Father,” he said, “everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.”

Jesus’ use of pronouns to show both His and our relationship to God

—My Father

John 5:18

For this reason the Jews tried all the harder to kill him; not only was he breaking the Sabbath, but he was even calling God his own Father, making himself equal with God.

John 10:30

I and the Father are one.

John 19:7

The Jews insisted, “We have a law, and according to that law he must die, because he claimed to be the Son of God.”

John 20:17

Jesus said, “Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet returned to the Father. Go instead to my brothers and tell them, ‘I am returning to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.’”

—your Father

Matthew 5:45

that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.

Matthew 6:4

so that your giving may be in secret. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.

Matthew 6:26

Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?

—our Father

Matthew 6:9

“This, then, is how you should pray: “‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name,

Matthew 6:14

For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

Brothers and sisters…

AFTER READING THIS, IS THERE ANOTHER GOD YOU WOULD RATHER HAVE?

COULD THERE BE A BETTER GOD THAN THIS?

HOW CAN WE NOT GIVE HIM ALL THE LOVE, PRAISE AND GLORY DUE HIM AND MORE?

IF YOU HAVE NOT GIVER HIM YOUR HEART WHY NOT DO IT NOW?

I AM NOT SORRY, EXCEPT THAT I DID NOT DO IT YEARS SOONER THAN I DID.

 evesadam

Praise be to God on high, Thank You.

This I think is a perfect ending for this Christmas Time of the year. When we celebrate it I pray we all remember the reason for the season.

Happy Birthday Jesus

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