Sunday, September 4, 2011

Fathers Day (:

i hardly ever double post on one day, but i found this epicly cool poem from our 3pm youth fb group which someone posted:

A Father's Love Letter.

My Child,

You may not know me, 
but I know everything about you. 
Psalm 139:1
I know when you sit down and when you rise up. Psalm 139:2
I am familiar with all your ways. Psalm 139:3
Even the very hairs on your head are numbered. Matthew 10:29-31
For you were made in my image. Genesis 1:27
In me you live and move and have your being.Acts 17:28
For you are my offspring. Acts 17:28
I knew you even before you were conceived. Jeremiah 1:4-5
I chose you when I planned creation. Ephesians 1:11-12

You were not a mistake, 
for all your days are written in my book. Psalm 139:15-16

I determined the exact time of your birth 
and where you would live. Acts 17:26
You are fearfully and wonderfully made. Psalm 139:14
I knit you together in your mother's womb. Psalm 139:13
And brought you forth on the day you were born. Psalm 71:6

I have been misrepresented 
by those who don't know me.John 8:41-44

I am not distant and angry, 
but am the complete expression of love. 1 John 4:16
And it is my desire to lavish my love on you. 1 John 3:1

Simply because you are my child 
and I am your Father. 1 John 3:1
I offer you more than your earthly father ever could. Matthew 7:11
For I am the perfect father. Matthew 5:48
Every good gift that you receive comes from my hand. James 1:17
For I am your provider and I meet all your needs. Matthew 6:31-33
My plan for your future has always been filled with hope. Jeremiah 29:11
Because I love you with an everlasting love. Jeremiah 31:3

My thoughts toward you are countless 
as the sand on the seashore.Psalms 139:17-18
And I rejoice over you with singing. Zephaniah 3:17
I will never stop doing good to you. Jeremiah 32:40
For you are my treasured possession. Exodus 19:5

I desire to establish you
with all my heart and all my soul. Jeremiah 32:41
And I want to show you great and marvelous things. Jeremiah 33:3

If you seek me with all your heart, 
you will find me. Deuteronomy 4:29

Delight in me and I will give you 
the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4
For it is I who gave you those desires. Philippians 2:13

I am able to do more for you 
than you could possibly imagine. Ephesians 3:20
For I am your greatest encourager. 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

I am also the Father who comforts you 
in all your troubles. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

When you are brokenhearted, 
I am close to you. Psalm 34:18

As a shepherd carries a lamb, 
I have carried you close to my heart. Isaiah 40:11

One day I will wipe away 
every tear from your eyes. Revelation 21:3-4

And I'll take away all the pain 
you have suffered on this earth.Revelation 21:3-4

I am your Father, and I love you 
even as I love my son, Jesus.John 17:23
For in Jesus, my love for you is revealed. John 17:26
He is the exact representation of my being. Hebrews 1:3

He came to demonstrate that I am for you, 
not against you. Romans 8:31
And to tell you that I am not counting your sins.2 Corinthians 5:18-19
Jesus died so that you and I could be reconciled. 2 Corinthians 5:18-19

His death was the ultimate expression 
of my love for you. 1 John 4:10

I gave up everything I loved
that I might gain your love. Romans 8:31-32

If you receive the gift of my son Jesus, 
you receive me. 1 John 2:23

And nothing will ever separate you 
from my love again.Romans 8:38-39

Come home and I'll throw the biggest party 
heaven has ever seen.Luke 15:7

I have always been Father, 
and will always be Father.Ephesians 3:14-15

My question is…
Will you be my child? John 1:12-13

I am waiting for you. Luke 15:11-32
Love, Your Dad
Almighty God

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