GOD THE FATHER
SCRIPTURES ON OUR HEAVENLY FATHER
Gen 17:4‑5††††† Abraham, father of many nations.
Rom 4:16‑18†† Abraham, father of many nations.
Ps 103:13††††††† Like as a father pitieth His children.
Prov 1:8†††††††††† My son, hear the instruction of thy Father.
Prov 30:11†††††† There is a generation that curseth their Father.
Is 9:6†††††††††††††† Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Mt 3:9††††††††††††† Pharisees ‑ We have Abraham to our father.
Mt 6:9††††††††††††† Our Father which art in Heaven.
Mt ††††††††† I will also confess before my Father.
Mt 23:9††††††††††† Call no man Father upon the earth.
Lu 15:11‑32†††† Father and Prodigal Son.
This is the perfect example of the Father in Heaven and His love and mercy towards His children.
Note: The reaction of the older brother to the mercy and forgiveness shown to his own brother. The Fathers heart was broken having lost His son, He was grieved at the thought of His sonís folly. The shame and hurt was all forgotten in a moment as the younger brother returned.
Discuss:††††††††† Repentence and forgiveness.