Abba, Daddy, Father: What’s in a Name?

Once again, I recently heard another sermon where the preacher used Jesus’ words of “Abba, Father” from Jesus words of prayer while He was here on earth to interpret the relationship we must have with our God as one that relates to Him as our “Daddy.”

If you missed reading my earlier post, I made the suggestion that using such terms to relate to God the Father lacks the respect and reverence for our God that Scripture clearly calls us to have. I emphasized our need to be “child-like” in our love of God, not “childish”. Continue reading “Abba, Daddy, Father: What’s in a Name?”

Calling God “Daddy”

What do you think of people calling God “Daddy”? Does it lose the reverence Scripture clearly teaches we need to have for God.

Is it ok for us translate “Abba” as Daddy, to a culture where different from our own.

You can probably tell I don’t agree with it. I know how much God loves me. But I don’t think we need to change the verbiage.

More so we need to adjust our hearts to be sensitive to the unconditional love Christ has for us, and we need to love him back with a child-LIKE love… Not childISH!