God the Father, Part 2

God the Father, Part 2  Yet, O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the work of your hand. Isaiah 64:8 There is a profound but subtle point in referring to God as Father. It is that for there to be a father, there must … Continue reading God the Father, Part 2

God the Father, Part 1

God the Father, Part 1  In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. Genesis 1:1-4 … Continue reading God the Father, Part 1

Three Faces, One God

Three Faces, One God  Hear O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Deuteronomy 6:4 (NIV) The Trinity – God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit – is a foundational pillar of Christianity, even though the term does not appear in the Bible. Furthermore, if we removed all references … Continue reading Three Faces, One God

The Face of Submission

The Face of Submission  Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me; yet, not my will but yours be done. Luke 22:42 The setting for this passage is a garden on the Mount of Olives, moments before Jesus is betrayed into the hands of the temple police to be tried, tortured, and crucified. … Continue reading The Face of Submission