Lecture 1: Our Father
Our heavenly father is a good and loving father. He is calling you to experience your spiritual formation in the community of the trinity and also fellow believers.
I. Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.
A. John 20:17
B. The context is that you are in a family in our father's house.
C. The prayer situates you with disciples of Christ of all time. Hebrews 12:1-2
D. You worship God with those both in heaven and earth.
E. When you seek God in prayer, Jesus is interceding for you
II. What type of father is he?
A. Contrasting your heavenly father to your earthly father Matthew 7:7
B. God gives us his presence