Genesis 1:27-28; Matthew 19:6; Romans 8:12-17; Galatians 4:4-7; Ephesians 5:31-32
See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God, and so we are.
God chose Abram to be the patriarch, or head of the special family He was going to create. In this narrative God’s covenant or special promise to Abram is that Abram’s descendants will be more numerous than even the stars in the sky. These people would be God’s children, His family.
God Is Father – God Gives A Family
God is our heavenly Father. The Bible teaches that God is three in one. He is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. As Father, God rules over all things, is greater than all things, and loves sinful people by sending His one and only Son, Jesus, to die on the cross in our place. God becomes the Father of those who place their faith in Jesus Christ. The Bible tells us that God is the perfect Father who loving adopts us into His family through faith in His Son. Because God is Father we can become a part of a new family that will last forever.
Every child should know that:
Every child should be able to:
Every child should feel:
Every child should want: