You Called Him What: Everlasting Father

By Pastor Kevin Stone, originally preached on December 20, 2015.

 

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Everlasting Father

Isaiah 9:6: For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Why Jesus?

Because Jesus is God (John 1:1,14)

Because Jesus’ sacrifice resulted in my salvation (Romans 8:1-3)

Because His redemption enables my adoption (Galatians 4:4-5)

What kind of child am I?

Chosen and loved (Ephesians 1:4-5)

Valuable heir (Romans 8:14-17)

What kind of father is He?

Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6)

Good, merciful, loving, holy (Exodus 34:6, 1 Samuel 2:2)

Provider (James 1:17)

Everlasting (Hebrews 13:8)

Have I accepted God’s adoption?

Have I been adopted but am now estranged?