Romans 8:15 (NASB) 15 For you have not received a spirit of slavery leading to fear again, but you have received a spirit of adoption as sons by which we cry out, “ Abba! Father!”
Galatians 4:6 (NASB) 6 Because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into our hearts, crying, “ Abba! Father!”
1 John 3:1 (NASB) Children of God Love One Another - 3 See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are. For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.
I. The L Word 1 John 4:8-9, 16
1 John 4:8-9 (NASB) 8 The one who does not love does not know God, for God is love. 9 By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world so that we might live through Him. … 16 We have come to know and have believed the love which God has for us. God is love, and the one who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.
A. It explains CREATION
B. It explains FREE WILL
C. It explains REDEMPTION
D. It explains THE EXISTENCE OF HEAVEN
II. The G Word Ephesians 1:7-8
Ephesians 1:7-8 (NASB) 7 In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace 8 which He lavished on us. In all wisdom and insight
A. My Father is rich in GRACE
B. My Father is ETERNALLY GRACIOUS Ephesians 2:4-7
III. The C Word 2 Corinthians 13:14
2 Corinthians 13:14 (NASB) 14 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with you all.
“Koinonia” – COMMUNION Common union.
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