Father, God -

How Can I Understand God as Father? In modern times, many people have a negative view of their father or perhaps a lack of a father. As a result, it is difficult to rightly understand the concept of God as Father. How does the Bible express His role as our heavenly Father?John 1:12 teaches, "But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God." When we believe in Christ, we become children of God. He becomes our Father by relationship. This family bond cannot be broken. A father cannot decide...

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God, Pentecost, Pray -

God is all-knowing. He knows who we are and what we're capable of. He knows the circumstances around us. He knows what we want and what we need. And He knows His plan for our lives and how to best accomplish that plan. So why pray? Specifically, why pray with requests (supplication)? If He's going to do what He's going to do anyway, why even give input?

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