Every child deserves the love of a father.
I'm thankful this Father's Day for the men who have taken their role as dads seriously, for all the ways they love and lead.
And I'm abundantly grateful for the love we all have of our Heavenly Father, and the awesome privilege to be His children!
"How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!" –1 John 3:1
“What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the one that wandered off? And if he finds it, I tell you the truth, he is happier about that one sheep than about the ninety-nine that did not wander off. In the same way your Father in heaven is not willing that any of these little ones should be lost". –Matthew 18:12-14
“No, the Father himself loves you because you have loved me and have believed that I came from God." — John 16:27
"For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received the Spirit of sonship. And by him we cry, 'Abba, Father.' The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children." — Romans 8:15-16