What the Bible Says about the Fatherhood of God

John 3:16  

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

John 14:9

Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you so long, and you still do not know me, Philip? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’?

Isaiah 9:6 

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Deuteronomy 32:6

Do you thus repay the , you foolish and senseless people? Is not he your father, who created you, who made you and established you?

John 1:3

All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.

Matthew 10:20 

For it is not you who speak, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.

Isaiah 43:10 

“You are my witnesses,” declares the , “and my servant whom I have chosen, that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he. Before me no god was formed, nor shall there be any after me.

Matthew 7:7-10

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. Or which one of you, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a serpent?

Revelation 1:8   

“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”

John 8:41  

You are doing the works your father did.” They said to him, “We were not born of sexual immorality. We have one Father—even God.”

John 1:1  

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Matthew 3:16-17  

And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him; and behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”

John 4:24  

God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”

Matthew 24:36   

“But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only.

Colossians 2:9  

For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily

1 John 5:20   

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

Galatians 3:20   

Now an intermediary implies more than one, but God is one.

Mark 12:29 

Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.

Matthew 11:27   

All things have been handed over to me by my Father, and no one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and anyone to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.

Isaiah 43:11  

I, I am the , and besides me there is no savior.

Hebrews 1:3   

He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

John 12:44-45   

And Jesus cried out and said, “Whoever believes in me, believes not in me but in him who sent me. And whoever sees me sees him who sent me.

Psalm 103:13 

As a father shows compassion to his children, so the shows compassion to those who fear him.

James 1:5  

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.

1 Thessalonians 3:13 

So that he may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints.

Matthew 28:19   

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit

Isaiah 44:24 

Thus says the , your Redeemer, who formed you from the womb: “I am the , who made all things, who alone stretched out the heavens, who spread out the earth by myself

Acts 2:39  

For the promise is for you and for your children and for all who are far off, everyone whom the Lord our God calls to himself.”

Revelation 4:11 

“Worthy are you, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they existed and were created.”

James 2:19 

You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!

Mark 1:11

And a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.”

Isaiah 41:1-29

Listen to me in silence, O coastlands; let the peoples renew their strength; let them approach, then let them speak; let us together draw near for judgment. Who stirred up one from the east whom victory meets at every step? He gives up nations before him, so that he tramples kings underfoot; he makes them like dust with his sword, like driven stubble with his bow. He pursues them and passes on safely, by paths his feet have not trod. Who has performed and done this, calling the generations from the beginning? I, the , the first, and with the last; I am he. The coastlands have seen and are afraid; the ends of the earth tremble; they have drawn near and come.

Revelation 19:1

After this I heard what seemed to be the loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, crying out, “Hallelujah! Salvation and glory and power belong to our God

2 Corinthians 4:4

In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

John 20:28 

Thomas answered him, “My Lord and my God!”

John 16:13  

When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.

Luke 15:20  

And he arose and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him.

Malachi 3:16  

Then those who feared the spoke with one another. The paid attention and heard them, and a book of remembrance was written before him of those who feared the and esteemed his name.

Isaiah 44:6  

Thus says the , the King of Israel and his Redeemer, the of hosts: “I am the first and I am the last; besides me there is no god.

Isaiah 42:8 

I am the ; that is my name; my glory I give to no other, nor my praise to carved idols.

Psalm 2:7   

I will tell of the decree: The said to me, “You are my Son; today I have begotten you.

Titus 1:2   

In hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began

Romans 15:6

That together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 8:29   

For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.

Acts 7:59  

And as they were stoning Stephen, he called out, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.”

John 3:13 

No one has ascended into heaven except he who descended from heaven, the Son of Man.

Matthew 1:23 

“Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (which means, God with us).

Proverbs 3:11-12

My son, do not despise the ‘s discipline or be weary of his reproof, for the reproves him whom he loves, as a father the son in whom he delights.

Colossians 1:16  

For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.

Galatians 1:3   

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ

1 Corinthians 3:16 

Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you?

Mark 12:32  

And the scribe said to him, “You are right, Teacher. You have truly said that he is one, and there is no other besides him.

Isaiah 44:8  

Fear not, nor be afraid; have I not told you from of old and declared it? And you are my witnesses! Is there a God besides me? There is no Rock; I know not any.”

Job 9:8  

Who alone stretched out the heavens and trampled the waves of the sea

Jude 1:25  

To the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen.

Colossians 1:19 

For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell,

Acts 20:28

Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood.

John 3:16-17 

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Zechariah 14:9

And the will be king over all the earth. On that day the will be one and his name one.

Revelation 5:13

And I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and in the sea, and all that is in them, saying, “To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be blessing and honor and glory and might forever and ever!”

2 Timothy 3:16   

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness

1 Timothy 2:5   

For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus

Romans 1:20   

For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.

Mark 13:32 

“But concerning that day or that hour, no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.

Matthew 4:10   

Then Jesus said to him, “Be gone, Satan! For it is written, “‘You shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve.’”

Hosea 13:4

But I am the your God from the land of Egypt; you know no God but me, and besides me there is no savior.

1 John 5:11 

And this is the testimony, that God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

1 John 3:1

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.

Colossians 1:15 

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.

Mark 2:5-11   

And when Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, “Son, your sins are forgiven.” Now some of the scribes were sitting there, questioning in their hearts, “Why does this man speak like that? He is blaspheming! Who can forgive sins but God alone?” And immediately Jesus, perceiving in his spirit that they thus questioned within themselves, said to them, “Why do you question these things in your hearts? Which is easier, to say to the paralytic, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Rise, take up your bed and walk’?

Revelation 4:2  

At once I was in the Spirit, and behold, a throne stood in heaven, with one seated on the throne.

Malachi 3:17  

“They shall be mine, says the of hosts, in the day when I make up my treasured possession, and I will spare them as a man spares his son who serves him.

1 John 2:1  

My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.

2 Corinthians 11:31    

The God and Father of the Lord Jesus, he who is blessed forever, knows that I am not lying.

1 Corinthians 8:4   

Therefore, as to the eating of food offered to idols, we know that “an idol has no real existence,” and that “there is no God but one.”

Romans 8:28-29 

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.

Romans 1:7   

To all those in Rome who are loved by God and called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Isaiah 46:9-10   

Remember the former things of old; for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me, declaring the end from the beginning and from ancient times things not yet done, saying, ‘My counsel shall stand, and I will accomplish all my purpose,’

Revelation 15:3   

And they sing the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, “Great and amazing are your deeds, O Lord God the Almighty! Just and true are your ways, O King of the nations!

Hebrews 2:14 

Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil

Romans 3:30

Since God is one—who will justify the circumcised by faith and the uncircumcised through faith.

1 Corinthians 8:6 

Yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist.

Ephesians 4:6

One God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.

Matthew 23:9  

And call no man your father on earth, for you have one Father, who is in heaven.

Psalm 68:5

Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation.

Malachi 2:10

Have we not all one Father? Has not one God created us? Why then are we faithless to one another, profaning the covenant of our fathers?

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places.

Isaiah 64:8 

But now, O , you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the work of your hand.

John 14:9-11

Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you so long, and you still do not know me, Philip? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’? Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you I do not speak on my own authority, but the Father who dwells in me does his works. Believe me that I am in the Father and the Father is in me, or else believe on account of the works themselves.

Luke 10:21-22 

In that same hour he rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children; yes, Father, for such was your gracious will. All things have been handed over to me by my Father, and no one knows who the Son is except the Father, or who the Father is except the Son and anyone to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.”

Isaiah 63:16

For you are our Father, though Abraham does not know us, and Israel does not acknowledge us; you, O , are our Father, our Redeemer from of old is your name.

1 Peter 1:3   

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

James 1:17   

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

2 Corinthians 1:3-4 

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

John 1:14  

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

John 14:26 

But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.

John 14:10

Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you I do not speak on my own authority, but the Father who dwells in me does his works.

John 10:30 

I and the Father are one.

Genesis 1:26  

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

1 John 4:14  

And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world.

 

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