Our Father in Heaven?


Relating to God as “Father” can be difficult, especially for those who’ve had tough relationships with their human fathers. But even for those who have great human fathers, it can still be a real challenge to come to know God as Father. He’s so perfect and righteous, we may feel unworthy to come near. He’s so powerful and awesome, we may feel intimidated rather than close.

In this download, you’ll explore how the Bible portrays God the Father, you’ll confront the difficulties you may have in relating to God in this way, and you’ll consider how growing in intimacy with God the Father can revolutionize your spiritual life.

A collection of Bible-based articles and resources to use for yourself or with a group of other women.

Introduction: What Father Means
What does the word Father bring to mind?
by Kelli B. Trujillo

Leader’s Guide
How to use “Our Father in Heaven?” for a group study.

The Smiling Grandfather Clock
Connecting the dots to see God the Father.
by Evelyn Bence

"To Rise, It Stoops"
How parenting mirrors the character of God.
by Philip Yancey

Not a Dead-Beat Dad
Two authors who grew up fatherless describe how they’ve come to understand what it really means to call God Father.
Interviews with Lisa Harper and Donald Miller

The Pursuing Father
What we need to know about an often misunderstood Middle Eastern parable.
by Kenneth E. Bailey

Naming God
How should we address him?
by Virginia Stem Owens

Is That You, God?
Learning to recognize your Father’s voice.
by Alicia Bruxvoort

Additional Resources
Books and Bible studies to help you further

Total number of pages - 62 pages

Format: PDF


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