We Believe in Jesus Christ, The Son of God
What the Son Taught Us About The Father
1. Our Father is in Heaven
Matthew 6:9 …our Father Who art in Heaven…
2. Our Father Cares for Us
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 cares for them. Are you not much more valuable than they?
3. Our Father is Forgiving
Matthew 6:14 For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
4. Our Father is Compassionate
The Lord passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, “The Lord, the Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin…
Our Father is Love Personified
1st John 4:16 And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him.
Our Father is Impartial
Acts 10:34-35 Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons: But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.
Our Father’s Will Must Supersede Our Will
Luke 22:42 “Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, but yours be done.”
Our Relationship to Our Father is FIRST
Mt 4:10 — Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.
Our Father Honors Fatherhood
Exodus 20:12 “Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.
Our Father is Seen in His Son
John 14:8-10a Philip said, “Lord, show us the Father and that will be enough for us.” Jesus answered: “Don’t you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’?
Don’t you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me?
Hebrews 1:3a …He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and upholds all things by the word of His power.
John 1:18 No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him.
Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.