Dad's Love Letter

Dear Child:

You may not know me, but I know everything about you. (Psalm 139:1)  I know when you sit down, and when you rise up. (Psalm 139:2)  I am familiar with all of your ways. (Psalm 139:3)  Even the very hairs on your head are numbered. (Mathew 10: 29-31)  For you were made in my image. (Genesis 1:27)  In me you live and move and have your being. (Acts 17:28)  For you are my offspring. (Acts 17:28)  I knew you even before you were conceived. (Jeremiah 1: 4-5)  I chose you when I planned creation. (Ephesians 1: 11-12)  You were not a mistake, for all of your days are written in my book. (Psalm 139: 15-16)  I determined the exact time of your birth and where you would live. (Acts 17: 26)  You are fearfully and wonderfully made. (Psalm 139: 14)  I knit you together in your mother’s womb. (Psalm 139: 13)  And brought you forth on the day you were born. (Psalm 71:6)  I have been misrepresented by those who don’t know me. (John 8:41-44)  I am not distant and angry, but am the complete expression of love. (I John 4: 16)  And it is my desire to lavish my love on you. (I John 3: 1)  I offer you more than your earthly father ever could. (Mathew 7: 11)  For I am the perfect father. (Mathew 5:48)  Every good gift that you receive comes from my hand. (James 1:17)  For I am your provider and I meet all of your needs. (Mathew 6:31-33)  My plan for your future has always been filled with hope. (Jeremiah 29:11)  Because I love you with an everlasting love. (Jeremiah 31:3)  My thoughts toward you are countless as the sands on the seashore. (Psalm 139: 17-18)  And I rejoice over you with singing. (Zephaniah 3:17)  I will never stop doing good to you. (Jeremiah 32:40)  For you are my treasured possession. (Exodus 19: 5)  I desire to establish you with all my heart and all my soul. (Jeremiah 32: 41)  And I want to show you great and marvelous things. (Jeremiah 33: 3)  If you seek me with all your heart, you will find me. (Deuteronomy 4: 29)  Delight in me, and I will give you the desires of your heart. (Psalm 37:4)  For it is I who gave you those desires. (Philippians 2: 13)  I am able to do more for you than you could possibly imagine. (Ephesians 3:20)  For I am your greatest encourager. (2 Thessalonians 2:16-17)  I am also the Father who comforts you in all your troubles. (2 Corinthians 1:3-4)  When you are brokenhearted, I am close to you. (Psalm 34:18)  As a shepherd carries a lamb, I have carried you close to my heart. (Isaiah 40: 11)  One day, I will wipe away every tear from your eyes. (Revelation 21: 3-4)  And I’ll take away all the pain you have suffered on this earth. (Revelation 21:3-4)  I am your Father, and I love you even as I love my son, Jesus. (John 17:23)  For in Jesus, my love for you is revealed. (John 17:26)  He is the exact representation of my being. (Hebrews 1:3)  He came to demonstrate that I am for you, not against you. (Romans 8:31)  His death was the ultimate expression of my love for you. (I John 4: 10)  I gave up everything I loved that I might gain your love. (Romans 8: 31-32)  If you receive the gift of my son Jesus, you receive me. (I John 2: 23) Come home and I’ll throw the biggest party heaven has ever seen. (Luke 15:7)  I have always been Father, and will always be Father. (Ephesians 3:14-15)  My question is…..Will you be my child? (John 1: 12: 13)

Love,  Your Dad

Almighty God