Tag Archives: God the Father

Praying the Names of God: Father

Praying the Names of God: Father

Ab, Abba, Pater The Name Though the Old Testament provides many rich names and titles for God, the New Testament reveals Him most fully. Jesus, in fact, shocked and offended the religious leaders of His day by claiming that He had a Father/Son relationship with the God whose name they feared even to pronounce. Furthermore,

How God the Father Initiates a Man

Desperate for Initiation A man needs to know his name. He needs to know he’s got what it takes. And I don’t mean “know” in the modernistic, rationalistic sense. I don’t mean that the thought has passed through your cerebral cortex and you’ve given it intellectual assent, the way you know about the Battle of Waterloo or the ozone

You Have a GOOD Father

Look at the birds of the air. Consider the lilies in the field. Are you not much more valuable to your true Father than they? — Matthew 6:26, 28 Are you not much more valuable to your true Father than they? Hmmm. I’m not sure how to answer. I mean, of course, there’s the “right”

God Our Father

Doubtless You are our Father… You, O Lord, are our Father; Our Redeemer from Everlasting is Your name. — Isaiah 63:16 When people hear the word father, many different images, memories, and feelings immediately occur. For some, thoughts of a father connote feelings of love, affirmation, guidance, and provision. For others, feelings of rejection, criticism,

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