Posts with the tag “god-as-a-father”

The Goodness of the Father
January 24th, 2020
I remember a point in my life I passed by a mirror and was pretty shocked at what I saw.  Greasy tangled hair squished on top of my head. Unwashed face highlighting the bags under my eyes.  A pullover...  Read More
by Devon Radford
The Love of a Father
January 23rd, 2020
In the story of the Prodigal, Jesus presents an illustration of God the Father's love. If you haven't read it or don't know the story, this post (and the next three that follow it) probably won't make...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Delightfully Close
September 17th, 2019
I read a book recently titled Hinds’ Feet on High Places—if you haven’t read this book, I highly recommend it. It’s a story about a girl, Much-Afraid, going on her journey to the High Places with the ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
God is Compassionate
November 26th, 2018
“The Lord, the Lord God, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.”Exodus 34:6When God reveals Himself to Moses, the first thing God says is that He is ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Love fiercely. Love deeply. Love unconditionally.
November 15th, 2018
A father is gracious and kind. A father is willing and ready to help whenever is needed. A father is not reluctant to love. A father does not withhold good things from his children. And God is the gre...  Read More
by Devon Radford
There is a Battle
October 8th, 2018
There is a battle raging around us, whether you see it or not. Spiritual warfare is as real as physical warfare happening around us. The way you perceive spiritual warfare is predicated on the persona...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Romans | Present Suffering and Future Glory
April 17th, 2018
The book of Romans leads readers like a roadmap through faith in Jesus.Paul starts at the beginning of the story--God's anger at sin--and takes us through the path of judgement, the law, faith in Jesu...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Feature Article | A "Child" of God
February 10th, 2018
Recently, I heard someone tell me the story of a missionary in Africa who takes in orphaned children and gives them a home.When this missionary first introduces a child to her home, she says, “everyth...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Feature Article | Maturity is an Investment
January 21st, 2018
At the beginning of January, Wesley began a five-week series on the Old Testament prophet Elijah. The main point of the series is that Elijah KNEW God deeply, and because of that, God did incredible t...  Read More
by Devon Radford
DL Foundation: Identity // Child of God
October 13th, 2016
As a child, I grew up with a dad who only saw me when he wanted to. Being on his terms was a hard thing to cope with. I remember growing up wanting to do everything with my daddy; then, my parents got...  Read More
by Devon Radford
DL Foundation: Identity // Child of God // "How much more"
October 7th, 2016
Identity // Child of God // “How much more”God is our Father. We are his children. These two things are at the foundation of our identity as Christians. These truths tackle some of the most important ...  Read More
by Devon Radford