What was your relationship with your father like?
What feelings do you experience when you hear God referred to as Father? Why?
What, if anything, puzzles you about Jesus’ explanation about his relationship with the Father?
Acting on the Word
Even if it is not your usual practice, address God as “Father’ in your prayers this week. Consider journaling about that experience.
Sunday: John 5:16-29
Monday: John 1:14-18
Tuesday: John 3:25-36
Wednesday: John 6:35-47
Thursday: John 10:25-39
Friday: John 14:6-14
Saturday: John 17:1-8
What do you learn about Jesus’ relationship with the Father in each passage?