You’re a good, good Father
It’s who You are, it’s who You are, it’s who You are
And I’m loved by You
It’s who I am, it’s who I am, it’s who I am
Sometimes, the words of others need to be heard and internalized rather than trying to figure it out on our own. Let the words of another speak to you as they have ministered to me. God bless.
The word “father” invokes up all sorts of images for people. For some, “father” is associated with warm memories, laughter, family trips, or long conversations on a front porch. For others, the word is associated with absence, rejection, hurt, or pain. At times, we have greatly distorted what the role of a father was intended to be.
This is why it’s so important to understand that God is not only our Father, but He is a good Father.
For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father.” Romans 8:15
You may believe you are a child of God, but do you believe, really believe to your very core, that you are loved by God? This can be a difficult truth to grasp, even for the most fervent believer. Guilt, shame, and sin can prevent us from believing in and experiencing the love of God. Bitterness and past experiences remain in our hearts and minds, and over the years we grab hold of a lie that He wants good for others but not for ourselves.
Therefore you are no longer a slave, but a son; and if a son, then an heir through God. Galatians 4:7
© Chris Tomlin – Never Lose Sight
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