The Comfort Of Our Father

January 15, 2017 ()

Bible Text: Romans 8:15 |

    The Comfort That God is Our Father

     

    Our view of ____________ is formed by our view of our___________

     

    Romans 8:15 ; Matthew 6:8–15

    Two Words about God being the Father

     

    The first is ____________ such as paternity and paternal.

     

    Jews of the OT saw five basic principles concerning God's Fatherhood.

    First, they saw God's Fatherhood in terms of His ____________. 1 Chronicles 29:10

     

    Second, OT Jews saw God's Fatherhood in terms of His ____________ to them. Psalm 68

    Third, OT Jews saw God's Fatherhood in terms of His ____________. (Ps. 103:13).

    Fourth, OT Jews saw God's Fatherhood in terms of His ____________. (Jer. 31:9).

     

    Fifth, OT Jews saw God's Fatherhood in terms of their ____________ to Him. (Deut. 32:6).

     

    The Second word is ____________ and  is actually from the Aramaic. More precisely it means, "my father," "Father, my Father," or "Dear Father," which emphasize the necessity of reverence.

     

    That provides us with both a comfort and a challenge.

     

    First, the comfort is that we do have an ____________ with the Father.

     

    Second, abba also provides a ____________.

     

    We need to view God with both ____________ and ____________.

    How Can we come to God our Father? Matthew 6:8

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