Category Archive: Sonship and Orphans

Feb 17

Reconciling the Generations

Feb 11

Spiritual Fathers and Mothers

What is a spiritual father? A spiritual father is a father figure within the Body of Christ who labors in love until Christ is formed in those he is fathering (see Galatians 4:19). More specifically, a spiritual father lovingly and purposely pours into his spiritual children until the character, mission and ministry of the Lord …

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Feb 11

Profile of an Orphan

  Profile of an orphan Profile of a son Sees God as master IMAGE OF GOD Sees God as a loving father Independant/self-reliant DEPENDANCY Interdependant/acknowledges need Lives by the love of law THEOLOGY Lives by the law of love Insecure/lacks peace SECURITY Feels totally accepted in God’s love and justified by His grace Strives for …

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Feb 11

Orphans

What is an orphan? A “literal” orphan is someone who has lost one or both parents. A “spiritual” orphan is someone who has been rejected or abandoned by his father causing a deep “father” wound in his heart. Significant father wounds cause every orphan to conclude that no one loves him and that he is …

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Feb 11

Fathers

There are many definitions of the word “father.” Some of the definitions are: The first person of the Trinity (God, the Father). A man who has begotten a child (the male parent of an offspring). An old man (a term used as a respectful form of address). One that originates or institutes something (a founder). …

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Feb 11

Fatherlessness

The purpose of this page is to provide a brief glimpse into the world of a disturbing trend in our society – fatherlessness! Fatherlessness is not unique to only America but is an international problem affecting many societies! In America: 63% of youth suicides are from fatherless homes (source: U.S. D.H.H.S. Bureau of Census). 90% …

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