#051: Getting To Know God as Father [Podcast]

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#051: Getting To Know God as Father [Podcast]

What was your relationship like with your natural father?

How has that impacted your ability to relate with God as your Father in heaven? Do you really know Him as Daddy God? On today’s podcast, I want to share with you a little of my personal journey and from that, share with you some keys for being fully restored to and fully engaged with God as Father.

Biblical Principle:

Prodigal Son – Luke 15:11-24

And He said, “A man had two sons. The younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of the estate that falls to me.’ So he divided his wealth between them. And not many days later, the younger son gathered everything together and went on a journey into a distant country, and there he squandered his estate with loose living. Now when he had spent everything, a severe famine occurred in that country, and he began to be impoverished. So he went and hired himself out to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed swine. And he would have gladly filled his stomach with the pods that the swine were eating, and no one was giving anything to him. But when he came to his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired men have more than enough bread, but I am dying here with hunger! I will get up and go to my father, and will say to him, “Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in your sight; I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me as one of your hired men.”’ So he got up and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion for him, and ran and embraced him and kissed him. 21 And the son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and in your sight; I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’ But the father said to his slaves, ‘Quickly bring out the best robe and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand and sandals on his feet; and bring the fattened calf, kill it, and let us eat and celebrate; for this son of mine was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.’ And they began to celebrate.

7 Things To Know About Your Father

  1. Father loves unconditionally
  2. The Father chastens those He loves
  3. We have already been given His approval, therefore, we need not perform to achieve it
  4. He also gives good gifts to His children
  5. It is the Father’s good pleasure to GIVE you the Kingdom
  6. He will never leave you or abandon you
  7. He, more than any earthly father, longs to see you prosper and be successful

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I trust that something we’ve shared today has challenged you to pursue God’s very best for your life, be healed from the past, be transformed in your mind and heart, and be activated to fulfill your unique purpose and destiny.

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“Until next time, remember … You were made in His image, designed for a purpose, and are destined for greatness. God Bless!