“Abba, Father”
•The words “Abba, Father” are
used together only three times in
Scripture. Mark 14:36; Romans
8:15; Galatia...
Introduction:
•What do we know about God
the Father?
•Why is it that so few develop a
close relationship with God?
•How ca...
God the Father Is…
•The Father of all men:
Malachi 2:10
•Of Israel… Jeremiah 31:9
•Of Gentiles… Romans 3:29
•Of Christians...
We Must Draw Nearer To God!
•Many don’t listen to or talk with
God. They through lack of effort
cut off their relationship...
We Can Grow Closer To The
Father Who Loves Us…
•By listening to Him constantly:
•Through the study of His Word.
2 Timothy ...
It’s A Wonderful Life, Living
For Jesus!
•Following Christ’s example we
can become complete as God is
complete. Matthew 5:...
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A lesson by Mike Smith briefly answering some questions that so many folks need to hear the answers for today. Help yourself learn how to develop a proper relationship with God.

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Abba,Father

  1. 1. “Abba, Father” •The words “Abba, Father” are used together only three times in Scripture. Mark 14:36; Romans 8:15; Galatians 4:6 •In each occurrence it has a loving and respectful reference to the Father in heaven! •Let us seek to have this loving attitude toward God the Father.
  2. 2. Introduction: •What do we know about God the Father? •Why is it that so few develop a close relationship with God? •How can we expect to have a growing relationship with God? •When can we make our spiritual life meaningful? •Seek and Ye shall find!
  3. 3. God the Father Is… •The Father of all men: Malachi 2:10 •Of Israel… Jeremiah 31:9 •Of Gentiles… Romans 3:29 •Of Christians… John 1:12-13 •Christ’s Father in heaven. Mt. 6:9; 2 Jn. 1:3; Rev. 2:27;3:5 •A loving Father who disciplines His own. Hebrews 12:5-9
  4. 4. We Must Draw Nearer To God! •Many don’t listen to or talk with God. They through lack of effort cut off their relationship with God. Rom. 10:17-21; Is. 65:2 •Our Father longs for a good relationship with us. John 3:16 •We ought to long for a growing loving relationship with Him. James 4:4-8
  5. 5. We Can Grow Closer To The Father Who Loves Us… •By listening to Him constantly: •Through the study of His Word. 2 Timothy 2:15 •This imparts to us His grace and knowledge. 2 Peter 3:18 •By talking with Him daily through prayer. 1 Thes. 5:17 •Pray without giving up! Luke 18:1 •Being thankful… 1 Thes. 5:18 •Confiding in Him. 1 Peter 5:7 •Confessing to Him. 1 Jn. 1:9
  6. 6. It’s A Wonderful Life, Living For Jesus! •Following Christ’s example we can become complete as God is complete. Matthew 5:44-48 •We are complete in Him! Colossians 2:10 •In Christ we have all spiritual blessings. Ephesians 1:3 •When followed, Christ’s word makes us complete in our character. James 1:2-4

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