Posts Tagged ‘ Father ’

VerseD: Proverbs 23:24

The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice; he who fathers a wise son will be glad in him.

Proverbs 23:24, ESV

Any parent is happy when their children choose to do well in life.

How much more delighted is God when we choose to follow and obey Christ?

VerseD: 1 Timothy 2:5

For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus

1 Timothy 2:5, ESV

We only need to pray to the Father through the Son of God by the Holy Spirit.

We only are saved from God’s wrath through Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and resurrection.

We only attain eternal life by believing in Jesus.

VerseD: 1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead

1 Peter 1:3, ESV

Our God has given us hope for eternity through Jesus rising back to life.

VerseD: 1 John 2:15-16

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world— the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life —is not from the Father but is from the world.

1 John 2:15‭-‬16, ESV

Wanting to be like or do the same things as those who are not in Christ is loving the world. God has called the Church out of this world to be like Christ.

VerseD: James 1:2-3

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.
James 1:2‭-‬3, ESV

When troubling time comes, we rely on Christ’s love and the Holy Spirit, knowing that God is staying us closer to Himself through our circumstances.

VerseD: Luke 22:42

saying, “Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, not my will, but yours, be done.”
Luke 22:42, ESV

Jesus did not enjoy His greatest work, preferring another way. Yet, His obedience to the point of death on the cross is not only our joy but also our example of faithfulness to God and spreading the Gospel.

VerseD: Matthew 5:16

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.
Matthew 5:16, ESV

We let Christ move in us by the Holy Spirit to bring hope and healing to this world, all to the glory of the Father.
Our love and sacrifices show them the Way.

VerseD: Matthew 28:19

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit
Matthew 28:19, ESV

We should not be hiding away from the world or pushing others way from God. Rather, in the authority of Jesus, we should be going into the world and doing everything in our power and beyond to help this world understand God’s Word and lead them to righteousness.

VerseD: 1 Timothy 2:5-6

For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all, which is the testimony given at the proper time.
1 Timothy 2:5‭-‬6, ESV

Jesus came at the perfect time to teach us truth and save our souls, and now He sits at the right hand of the Father to rule and contend for us.
The Holy Spirit now empowers us to point others to our Savior.

VerseD: Romans 15:13

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.
Romans 15:13, ESV

Only in Christ by the Holy Spirit to the glory of the Father can we find true peace and joy, and it is bolstered by the hope of Jesus’ imminent return in power.