Who Is Your Father?

Oct 24, 2021 | Chris McRae, Father God, Harvest Month, Jesus, Spiritual Growth

For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father.” – Romans 8:15

Lead Pastor Chris McRae discusses heavenly Fatherhood and the importance of it in our lives.
No matter what our earthly experience is with our biological fathers, we need to know that we’ve got a heavenly Father whose love is perfect and eternal. His love towards his children is unconditional and sacrificial. He finished the groundwork, He filed the paperwork, He completed the bloodwork, and He did the final work all in order to adopt us into His kingdom.
The process of adoption is completed through Jesus Christ, whom the Father sacrificed in order to be in relationship with us. We are able to call upon the name of the Lord of lords as Abba Father because of this sacrifice. As we receive the Spirit of adoption, we are called sons and daughters of God. What a glorious thing!
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Chris McRae
Lead Pastor, Elder
In his high school years, Chris was set free from anger and depression after an encounter with the Holy Spirit, and a passion was stirred in him to preach the good news of Jesus Christ to the broken and the lost. Chris is passionate about people- leading people to encounter the love of the Father, the truth of Jesus Christ, and the power of the Holy Spirit. A second generation Pastor, Chris has a heart for equipping the body of Christ.
Chris is a graduate of Christ for the Nations and The King’s University. Chris first joined staff at Sojourn Church in Carrollton, Texas in 1996, and has served as Pastor of Children’s Ministry, Youth and Families. In January 2020, Chris began serving as Lead Pastor. Chris and Vanessa have been married since 1998 and have four children.
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