A Father's Love

“And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.” 2 Corinthians 6:18

I didn’t get to experience the love of a natural father as a little girl. I don’t have the memories that so many women have of their dads when they were small. It wasn’t until my adolescent years that God would bring a man into my mother’s life that would be a father to me and would love me as his own. Just having him in my life kept me from making so many wrong choices that friends around me were making. Because I felt validated by him, I didn’t have to look for it from others. God used his love to save me from going down a destructive path and I’m forever grateful.

That’s the power of a real earthly father. He can alter the course of one’s life. Maybe you never had a father like that. Maybe your father abandoned you, was always too busy and never made time for you. Or maybe he hurt and abused you. Maybe there are a million things you can think of that you would have done differently if only you were loved by a father. While there is nothing that can be done about the past, you can choose to do something about your present and future. Today, God wants you to know that He loves you and He will be a Father to you. You don’t have to search no more. The love you long for is found in Him. His love far exceeds the love any person can offer you. You are dear and precious to Him. Receive His love and He will change the course of your life and show you what a real father and daughter relationship is like.

Prayer: Father, thank You for being a great and loving Father to me. You affirm me and make me feel so safe and secure. I pray that You bless every woman who has never known the love of a father. I pray she reaches out to You and receive You in her heart and life. I pray she experiences Your amazing love in the same way I have. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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8 thoughts on “A Father's Love”

  1. Thank you DOTK for this special word today. No matter where we came from…our loving Heavenly Father is our all and all💜

    1. Happy Father’s Day father I love you and thank you for teaching me everything that I know receive from your heart you’re the only father I have I love you in Jesus name amen love always your daughter

  2. Thank you God for this word today, Thank you for being my Heavenly Father, Thank you for the Love you show everyday. Thank you for always being there and showing me Your Love In Jesus Name Amen 🙏🙆‍♀️💞😍

    1. Thank you Heavenly Father for you’re never ending and everlasting love that you have proven to me every day thank you for the love of Jesus Amen. Bless DOTK forever you’ll are and inspiration.

  3. Thank you for the confirmation of Gods love. My earthly father was not a validating source of encouragement and unconditional love. I stand on Gods word to forgive him for the abuse I suffered. 😇

  4. Thank you for this devotion.
    Never knew a fathers love until I was adopted into the family of God..My God who I can call Father who loves me unconditionally. .sometime I still find it difficult to even use the word Father but He is teaching me through His word that is exactly who He is and I am His through His son Christ Jesus Amenx

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