Sunday, May 18, 2014

and a Letter from a Father...

My Child......

You may not know me,

but I know everything about you… Psalm 139:1

I know when you sit down and when you rise up… Psalm 139:2

I am familiar with all your ways … Psalm 139:3       Even the very hairs on your head are numbered… Matthew 10:29-31

For you were made in my image… Genesis 1:27       In me you live and move and have your being… Acts 17:28

For you are my offspring… Acts 17:28       I knew you even before you were conceived... Jeremiah 1:4-5

I chose you when I planned creation… Ephesians 1:11-12       You were not a mistake… Psalm 139:15-16

For all your days are written in my book… Psalm 139:15-16       I determined the exact time of your birth and where you would live… Acts 17:26       You are fearfully and wonderfully made… Psalm 139:14       I knit you together in your mother's womb… Psalm 139:13       And brought you forth on the day you were born… Psalm 71:6       I have been misrepresented by those who don't know me… John 8:41-44       I am not distant and angry, but am the complete expression of love… 1 John 4:16       And it is my desire to lavish my love on you... 1 John 3:11       Simply because you are my child and I am your Father… John 3:1       I offer you more than your earthly father ever could… Matthew 7:11              For I am the perfect Father… Matthew 5:48       Every good gift that you receive comes from my hand... James 1:17       For I am your provider and I meet all your needs… Matthew 6:31-33       My plan for your future has always been filled with hope… Jeremiah 29:11

Because I love you with an everlasting love… Jeremiah 31:3       My thoughts toward you are countless as the sand on the seashore… Psalm 139:17-18       And I rejoice over you with singing… Zephaniah 3:17       I will never stop doing good to you… Jeremiah 32:40       For you are my treasured possession… Exodus 19:5       I desire to establish you with all my heart and all my soul… Jeremiah 32:41       And I want to show you great and marvelous things… Jeremiah 33:3

If you seek me with all your heart, you will find me… Deuteronomy 4:29       Delight in me and I will give you the desires of your heart… Psalm 37:4       For it is I who gave you those desires… Philippians 2:13       I am able to do more for you than you could possibly imagine… Ephesians 3:20       For I am your greatest encourager.… 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

I am also the Father who comforts you in all your troubles…2 Corinthians 1:3-4       When you are broken-hearted, I am close to you… Psalm 34:18       As a shepherd carries a lamb, I have carried you close to my heart… Isaiah 40:11

One day I will wipe away every tear from your eyes… Revelation 21:3-4       And I'll take away all the pain you have suffered on this earth… Revelation 21:4       I am your Father and I love you even as I love my son, Jesus… John 17:23

For in Jesus my love for you is revealed … John 17:26       He is the exact representation of my being… Hebrews 1:3

And He came to demonstrate that I am for you, not against you.… Romans 8:31       And to tell you that I am not counting your sins… 2 Corinthians 5:18-19       Jesus died so that you and I could be reconciled… 2 Corinthians 5:18-19

His death was the ultimate expression of my love for you… 1 John 4:10       I gave up everything I loved that I might gain your love… Romans 8:32      If you receive the gift of my son Jesus, you receive me… 1 John 2:23       And nothing will ever separate you from my love again… Romans 8:38-39       Come home and I'll throw the biggest party heaven has ever seen… Luke 15:7       I have always been Father and will always be Father… Ephesians 3:14-15       My question is... Will you be my child?… John 1:12-13       I am waiting for you… Luke 15:11-32

Love, Your Dad

Almighty God

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