We have a father – Part 1
Malachi 1:6 says, “A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is mine honour? And if I be a master, where is my fear? Saith the LORD of hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, Wherein have we despised thy name?”
Many people are acting as if there is no God and yet God created all things including believers and unbelievers. Atimes, they would brag and threaten their fellow human beings or boast of what they are capable of doing without taking into consideration what could be the reaction of the Creator Who is the Sovereign God from whom all flesh came. We must understand that God is the father of all things for through Him all things consisted.
Colossians 1:16 says, “For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him.”
God is the infinite and eternal Being, unlimited and un-originated, capable of knowing, willing, and working without control. He is omnipotent, Omniscience and omnipresent in nature. He rules in the physical and spiritual realms.
So, we have a father, and no one should acts in isolation of the fact that we have a father, which is in heaven and we must respect Him in that regard and give Him the honour due unto Him. We must appreciate and reverence Him as our father wherever we are, for He is our Maker, Creator, and we are all existing by Him and must acknowledge the fact that without Him we will not be alive. God is He Who created the heaven and the earth, and placed everything sustaining us where they are today.
So we must be subjected to Him in all things, obey Him and do His will. And if we obey Him and be subjected to Him, He will in accordance with His word take care of us. Since God is our father, everyone is expected to do His will.
Hebrew 10:7 says, “Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do thy will, O God.”
Every created being that came to this world should realise the fact that one of the reasons he came is that he must do the will of God. God wants us to do His will irrespective of our challenges for that is the condition upon which we can be blessed. The apostles did His will and many other people in the Bible and were all blessed mightily.
Matthew 6:33“But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.”
If you obey and do His will, he will be with you, bless you, fight for you, answer your prayers, defend you and ensure that no weapon formed against you prospers.
The Reasons And Roles Of This Message In Your Life
God is the father of all spirits and source of everything; so, every one of us must come to this understanding and relate with Him as our father. We must know or find out why God created us.
Hebrew 12:9 says, “Furthermore, we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?”
We all must instill in our conscience that God is the father of all spirits, souls and body, and that we didn’t come from nothing, that God is our father, He created all spirits, therefore, we should recognise Him as our father. Many people today act as though they have no father, and if that being the case, we must let all to know that we have a father.
Isaiah 63:16 says, “Doubtless thou art our father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, O LORD, art our father, our redeemer; thy name is from everlasting.”
When the Children of Israel were held captive by Babylonians in the days of Prophet Isaiah, they beseeched God as their father not to look down on the abject condition of their once-favoured nation. They made Him to know that as their Father it would not be glorious to His name if He returned not to them as His Children and removes the veil of captivity inflicted on them by the Babylonians from their hearts. They reminded the Lord that He is their Redeemer from everlasting and that they have always looked upon Him as their God cum father to whom they might appeal.
We must always look up to God as our father for all our suppliers and defense. He is the One that created and sustains us.
God created heaven and earth thus the father of all. Remember that although God is the father of all creatures but we who are truly born again and living according to His will are regarded as special Children and He does not joke with us. Whatsoever belongs to God belongs to us for we are the co-inheritor of all things with Jesus Christ.
Luke 15:31 says, “And he said unto him, Son, thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine.”
If you are truly born again what belongs to God belongs to you. Everything belongs to you if you are a true child of God and born again, and willing to do His will in everything. God has high regards for such people and His eyes are always upon them and He is always there for them and also grants their heart desires.
John 8:29“And he that sent me is with me: the Father hath not left me alone; for I do always those things that please him.”
When you do what always pleases Him, He will never leave nor forsake you. The reason Jesus was thus well-pleasing to God, was because He acted in a constant conformity to His Father’s will, kept to His Father’s commission, and executed His Father’s commands, that is doing always those things that pleases Him. Those who desire the gracious and special presence of God in all conditions, particularly in times of sufferings and trouble must be ready to please God, and observe His will in all things.
Then God will be with them in his guiding presence, in his strengthening presence, in his comforting, in his quickening, in his sanctifying, sympathizing, and accepting, presence.
Romans 8:31-32 “What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us? 32 He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?”
If God is with you, tell me who can be against you. If you are His true child, God Who sent His only Son to come and die for you and I, will give you all things. If you are a real child of God He will be with you always and when you pray He will answer. If you come across the promises of God and claim it, it shall surely come to pass.
Matthew 11:27 says, “All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal him.”
If you are a true child of God, you shall not lack, God shall give you all things, because He is the owner of all things, the embodiment of all things, and when He is with you whatsoever you are looking for shall be supplied to you through Jesus Christ, He did it for Abraham and those people in the time pass.
Genesis 24:1“And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did unto Sarah as he had spoken.”
Many people that are suffering today may be because they are not obedient to God, some of them are not born again and don’t understand the things of God. Some of these people struggle in life to eke a living. If you regard God as your father and keep to His commandment, He will supply all your need according to His riches by Christ Jesus.
Phil 4:19“But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.”
If you are living by the will of God, your Father the God Almighty will take care of you as your father. Your father is all-sufficient, Almighty; all powerful and always ready to give you all things.
John 3:35,“The Father loveth the Son, and hath given all things into his hand.”
If you are a true child of God all things is in your hand, so there is no need of running and going to places where there is no God. I want to let you know, if you are a true child of God, when you look onto heaven, your supply will come, your answer will come, your blessing will come because we have a father, which is in heaven and today God will prove to you that we have a father. Whether you believe or not, my father will prove to you that He is a living God.
Over the years people have been laughing and mocking you for going to church and nothing to show for it but by this message the evidence from heaven shall be seen in your life. The people of the world may be asking where is the evidence of your serving God, in the market, in your office, in your village, I want to let you know God shall silence them today. All things are delivered into your hand, and as many that are truly born again His ears are open to their prayers. God is waiting for their prayers, and before they speak He will answer them. Today, the years of mocking is over; all the years of sorrows are over, our father’s ears are open to our prayers.
1Peter 3:12 says, “For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.”
The children of God are for righteousness. Thus eyes of the Lord are over them, as they pray He answers them. I don’t know what you are going through, but I am sure our father shall see you through, deliver and bless you in Jesus name.
Psalm 23:1-6“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.”
Beloved, the Lord is your shepherd and you need not anything. Whatever you are looking for He will give it to you physically, materially, financially and academically. Your father, the Lord shall meet all your demands because He cares for you.
There is nothing to worry about, these are many mansions waiting for you above, you may not have mansion on earth, but there are mansions waiting for you above. Let not your heart be troubled, you have something above.
If you live the life that pleases God, He shall give you the kingdom, whatsoever you are looking for always ask him and He will do it for you.
Matthew 7:7-8“Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.”
If you do the will of your Father today, I am assuring you whatever you shall ask shall be given unto you. Today is your own turn, you shall receive, your father lacks nothing, all things belong to Him, He is the Creator of all things.