The Heart Of A Father

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Pastor David Schmidt, 6 September 2009

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The Heart Of A Father

  1. 1. The Heart of a Father<br />www.princeofpeace.org.au<br />
  2. 2. …a healthy relationship with a father provides a positive influence on a child’s confidence, security and self-image. It can also teach a child how to express their emotions in a healthy way.<br />
  3. 3. The heart of a father bleeds.<br />
  4. 4. The heart of a father lets go.<br />
  5. 5. The heart of a father believes in, hopes and prays.<br />
  6. 6. The heart of a father believes in, hopes and prays.<br />&quot;“So he returned home to his father. And while he was still a long distance away, his father saw him coming. Filled with love and compassion, he ran to his son, embraced him, and kissed him.&quot; (Luke 15:20, NLT) <br />
  7. 7. The heart of a father believes in, hopes and prays.<br />“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. God did not send his Son into the world to condemn it, but to save it.” (John 3:16-17, NLT) <br />
  8. 8. Lord God, forgive me.<br />Forgive me for my harsh words, my thoughtless actions, my hard heart.<br />Fill me with gentle words<br />An encouraging heart<br />An embracing spirit.<br />Help me to love, as you love.<br /> <br />(Moment of silence to reflect <br />on God’s love for you)<br />
  9. 9. Welcome to Prince of Peace<br />Our Mission is<br />to live and share<br />the grace of God<br />so our communities <br />experience His transforming love and peace<br />www.princeofpeace.org.au<br />

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