FATHERS

An accrostic Poem, author unknown:

FATHERS

“F” aithful.
“A” lways there.
“T” rustworthy.
“H” onoring.
“E” ver-loving.
“R” ighteous.
“S” upportive.

Author Unknown

God our heavenly father shows us all of the above characters.

God is our Heavenly Father not just on Fathers Day but everyday. He protects us, provides for us and is willing to give what an earthly father might not be able to give.

Here are some scriptures that reveal these areas about our heavenly father.

God our heavenly Father is Faithful

Deuteronomy 7:9
Know therefore that the LORD your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments.

Deuteronomy 32:4
He is the Rock, his works are perfect, and all his ways are just. A faithful God who does no wrong, upright and just is he.

Psalm 89:8
Who is like you, LORD God Almighty? You, LORD, are mighty, and your faithfulness surrounds you.

God our heavenly Father is always there

Deuteronomy 31:6
Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”

Joshua 1:5
No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you.

Hebrews 13:5
Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.”

God our heavenly Father is trustworthy

2 Samuel 7:28
Sovereign LORD, you are God! Your covenant is trustworthy, and you have promised these good things to your servant.

Psalm 56:11
in God I trust and am not afraid. What can man do to me?

Romans 10:11
As Scripture says, “Anyone who believes in him will never be put to shame.”

God our heavenly Father honors

Psalm 84:11
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favour and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.

Psalm 91:15
He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him.

God our heavenly Father is ever loving

Psalm 103:17
But from everlasting to everlasting the LORD’s love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children’s children—
Jeremiah 31:3
The LORD appeared to us in the past, saying: “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.

1 John 4:9
In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.

Psalm 100:5
For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.
1 John 4:9
This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.

God our heavenly Father is righteous

Psalm 71:19
Your righteousness, God, reaches to the heavens, you who have done great things. Who is like you, God?
Psalm 116:5
The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion.
Ephesians 4:24
and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.

God our heavenly Father supports us

2 Samuel 22:19
They confronted me in the day of my disaster, but the LORD was my support.
Psalm 94:18
When I said, “My foot is slipping,” your unfailing love, LORD, supported me.
Job 4:4
Your words have supported those who stumbled; you have strengthened faltering knees.

God our heavenly Father is all we need in a father and longs to love us with His everlasting love!

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