Summary: Focusing on Fathers Day
Scripture: Romans 8:14-17
Romans 8:13-17 (NASB)
13 for if you are living according to the flesh, you must die; but if by the Spirit you are putting to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
14 For all who are being led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.
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!"
16 The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are children of God,
17 and if children, heirs also, heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.
Prayer: Always Pray Before You Begin Preaching
Title: That’s My Daddy/ Father
My brothers and sisters in Christ when I was growing as a child my real father was not receptive of the news that my mom was pregnant with his first and only son. While still in my mother’s womb my father made the decision to leave my mother for selfish and personal reasons. But because God had a plan for my life and He knew what I was going to become and the work I was going to do for Him
as a Christian man of God preaching and teaching His Word and proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ He place men around me to help develop and shape me to the man that I am today!!!! It feels good as a child of God to know the scriptures and apply them to your life base off the promises of those in the Bible.
Jeremiah 1:5 (NASB) (God speaks to Jeremiah)
"Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, And before you were born I consecrated you; I have appointed you a prophet to the nations."
Psalm 139:13 (NASB) (David speaks these words to God)
13 For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother's womb.
Galatians 1:15-16 (NASB) (Paul says this in defending his ministry)
15 But when God, who had set me apart even from my mother's womb and called me through His grace, was pleased
16 to reveal His Son in me so that I might preach Him among the Gentiles, I did not immediately consult with flesh and blood,
Church because of my father’s inadequacy, God would take other men out of their role to others and place them in my life. My uncles and my grandfathers as men where my great inspirations teaching many things. But God knew that I needed a Father figure one that would teach me the things of God and his name was Clyde Adams Jr!!! He taught me what it means to be provider for the family, a protector for the family, and also how to pray for the family!!!
Church if I can drop a side bar in here, every men that has a child can be a Father but every man cannot be a dad!!!! A father can make a child but a dad takes care of the child!! Church there are many jobs in America! Like the President, Doctors, Lawyers, Politicians, Police but no job can compare to a man who wholes the title as Father and it especially makes a father feels good when they call him Daddy!!
Let me break this down!! If you where to ask my children who am I to them they would say that’s my father! But church when they call me they daddy or dad!! Can you help me out or dad can I whole a few bucks or dad I need some clothes or some shoes! Or dad I need something to eat!! Church what’s the difference? Father signifies the Title!! But Dad signifies the relationship!!!
Church a lot of kids cannot call a man dad because the man never had a relationship!! He just held the Title!!! Church being a father and a dad is not just part time but it takes full time commitment on top of the other daily tasks we do every day!! Church one who holds the title sits in the background and watch, but one who holds the relationship watches and then tell the kids the truth! A true man in spite of the decisions the child makes will tell his son and daughter what not to do! That’s why our society needs the father and the dad both in place to help our children!! Church there is a difference in the title and the relationship!! For example!! Jesus says this in Luke 2:49 (NKJV)
49 And He said to them, "Why did you seek Me? Did you not know that I must be about My Father's business?" showing Gods Title!!