Seeking parental approval: Why the Father’s love is better.


It's a God thing...

Some of us spend our entire lives seeking our parents’ ‘blessing’ or approval.

And even when it’s found, an emptiness might still remain.

I love this verse, which describes the ‘father heart’ of God:

“See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!” (1 John 3:1)

He has lavished us with love. If you want to think of his love as water, it’s like a great big ocean – not just a few drops. I love God’s love!!!

We are children of God. Adopted sons and daughters. We receive His inheritance! We are His! That is what I am! That is what you are! Child of God. Royal son or daughter. Forever beloved. Forever found. Forgiven, redeemed… once – and for all time.

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And when we receive the ‘blessing’ of our heavenly father, we can…

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