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The renowned pastor and author A.W. Tozer once said, “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing to us . . . the most portentous fact about any man is not what he at a given time may say or do, but what he in his heart conceives God to be like.” Our image of God shapes everything about us. It informs everything about who we are and who we are becoming.
In Seeing God as a Perfect Father, bestselling author and pastor Louie Giglio challenges each of us to consider our perceptions and thoughts about God. When we think about him, do we imagine a ruler who demands absolute loyalty from us? Or a coach who expects us to perform up to his high expectations? Or even a virtual assistant who is always there to help us when every other option is exhausted? Louie invites us to consider God in a different way: as a perfect Father who wants us to live under the waterfall of his blessing.
S1: The Universal Craving (Seeing God as a Perfect Father)
Regardless of whether our earthly dad gave us his approval and attention or not, we have a heavenly Father who is always ready to offer His presence and blessing to us. When we recognize this, it changes our perspective on everything.
S2: It's About What You Think (Seeing God as a Perfect Father)
Your relationship with God, and how you view His presence in your life, is the most important thing about you. This is the focus of this session—understanding who God truly is and His purposes for your life.
S3: Unclouding Your View (Seeing God as a Perfect Father)
God is not the reflection of your earthly dad, He is the perfection of your earthly dad. In this session, we will discuss what it means to “uncloud” our view and discover how allowing our mindset to be changed is the opposite of jumping to conclusions.
S4: A Better Name (Seeing God as a Perfect Father)
We are not stuck with a human destiny based on where we came from. Your heavenly Father has also offered you something far greater: a new identity in His Son, Jesus. If you belong to Jesus, you now have God’s “genes” spiritually within you.
S5: Finding Freedom (Seeing God as a Perfect Father)
Our heavenly Father knows the damage caused by holding on to the bitterness that unforgiveness brings. But the ability to forgive—to go against
our worldly nature—is only possible when we recognize we have a new godly nature.
S6: Just Like Dad (Seeing God as a Perfect Father)
God will use your story for His glory. In this life, you will encounter cloudy seasons where you will be tempted to listen to the voice of the Enemy, who says, “Once again, your Father let you down.” But the cross reminds you that God is in the middle of that cloudy season . . . and that He can t...