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00465 - That’s Why I Call You My Children

This topic hits the heart. We're not just random beings in a massive universe but cherished children of God. Romans 8:16-17 (NLT): "For his Spirit joins with our spirit to affirm that we are God’s children. And since we are his children, we are his heirs."

How amazing is that? It's not just saying you're an afterthought or a mere creation; you're an heir to the Kingdom! Imagine, the same God who created the vast heavens, intricate ecosystems, and complex galaxies calls you His child. It elevates your worth to a level that's hard even to fathom. It means that no matter your faults, shortcomings, or the mess-ups that make you cringe, you are infinitely valuable in the eyes of God.

Whenever you're feeling down or lost, remember this: You're not just someone; you're God's someone. Feel that love from the Father and know you are forever His child.

Quote The steadfast love of the Lord is upon us.


Thank You, Lord, for caring for me, that I am a child of God. Amen.

Action Point

Pray and ask God to reveal to you, the love He has for you.

Copyright notices

(NLT) Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

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