25 Nov Jesus Heals Father Wounds
Jesus Heals Father Wounds
Luke 3:22 a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.
- Worked FROM not for identity
- Tested – Luke 4:3,9 “If you are the Son of God”
Romans 8:14-17 For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!” The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him.
Jesus Reflected the Father’s Heart
John 14:9 Whoever has seen me has seen the Father.
- Worship is to mirror/image
- How can I reflect God (love, justice, generosity)?
Jesus Did the Father’s Work
John 5:19 So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, that the Son does likewise.
- Me as boy construction w/dad
Gideon Scotland Story –
My transition & God Father –