HOME   |   ABOUT   |  LOCATIONS

LIVE   |   GIVE   |  CONTACT

KINGDOM ARTICLES

Find our latest articles on everything "Kingdom"

blog image

The Full Embrace of the Father: Unlocking the Power of Sonship

August 23, 20234 min read

In the timely delivery of today's message, I extend my hope that it reaches you when needed. I offer my prayer that the Holy Spirit permeates your present surroundings, transforming this moment into more than just another message or video. I encourage you to remain engaged, for within these words, I believe the Father seeks to communicate to you through me. There is no coincidence; everything holds purpose and intention. Just as Proverbs states that while humans plan, it is God who directs, we are guided in unexpected directions, often leading us to places we might not have chosen. In this, we find purpose.

Addressing the question of suffering and adversity, it is my belief that God does not initiate every negative circumstance. Rather, He utilizes these situations to orchestrate positive outcomes. The Bible teaches that for those called according to His purpose, all things work together. Picture the intricate gears of a clock, each component moving in unison behind the scenes to yield favorable results. This understanding forms the basis of my discourse—God is not the source of every trial, but He repurposes them for our ultimate benefit.

From the onset, I emphasize this truth. Whether you choose to continue reading or not, I extend my blessing. I pray that the Holy Spirit ignites within you a profound understanding of the Father's love. My aspiration is to draw you closer to Him, to help you comprehend His plan for your life. In your present circumstances, avoid questioning "why" and open yourself to His voice. The Holy Spirit is prepared to reveal the ways in which your situation will transform for the better.

The Essence of Prayer: Approaching Him as Father

In approaching the topic of prayer, we get into the heart of the matter. Jesus Himself instructs us in Matthew 6 on the nature of prayer. He entreats us to address the Almighty as "Our Father." It's a directive that challenges historical norms, as Jesus beckons us to approach God with familiarity and intimacy. Beyond a formalistic recitation, this prayer encapsulates the very essence of our relationship with God—acknowledging Him as our Father.

Consider these words: "Our Father, dwelling in the Heavenly realms, may the glory of your name be the center on which our lives turn." This foundational concept highlights the importance of making God the cornerstone of our existence. We're encouraged to establish a personal connection, recognizing Him as our Provider, our King, and our Source of strength. Our daily request for sustenance and forgiveness flows from a heart that comprehends the depth of His fatherhood.

The Power of Fatherhood: A Revelation of Sonship

Within the context of God's fatherhood lies the revelation of our sonship. This revelation emerges as a direct result of understanding and embracing God as our Father. It illuminates the essence of our identity—no longer orphaned, but embraced as His children. The apostle Paul's words resonate, "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.'"

The concept of sonship grants us unparalleled freedom. No longer chained by performance-based living or an orphan mentality, we step into the liberty of being accepted by God. Our righteousness is not earned, but imputed through Christ. This newfound identity roots us in His love, empowering us to live confidently and boldly.

Unlocking the Indwelling of Christ: Our True Identity

Paul's letter to the Ephesians, chapter 3, delves further into the theme of sonship. He prays for believers to grasp the magnitude of God's intent for them. The goal is for us to fully realize the reality of Christ's indwelling presence. This revelation catalyzes an empowerment to live as true sons and daughters. Through this, we unleash a display of supernatural power—a demonstration that catches the attention of both earthly and heavenly realms.

As you receive this message, I encourage you to consider the depth of God's love for you. Embrace the truth that you are His child, fully accepted and cherished. Release the burden of striving and performance. Instead, rest in His fatherhood, allowing the Holy Spirit to breathe life into your understanding. Just as Christ declared, "Our Father," let these words echo in your heart, igniting a revelation of your identity and purpose. Through understanding God as your Father, you unlock the power of your sonship.

Remember, you are a cherished child of God, empowered by His grace and guided by His love. As you navigate life's pathways, may His presence be your constant companion. Embrace your sonship, for in it lies the key to unlocking the fullness of His blessings.

May the Lord bless you and keep you. May the Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you. May the Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace, the absence of all things harmful, the presence of all thing beneficial, nothing missing, nothing broken. In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

Amen.


Watch the full video on our YouTube channel:

ChristianityIdentity in ChristAbundant LifeSpiritual GrowthRenewalTransformationLiving AuthenticallyBiblical InsightsColossiansFaithHopeEncouragement
blog author image

Nicky Scholten

Nicky’s desire is to see the church break out of its current structures and become the powerful entity that God has intended it to be. The glory of God covering the earth like the waters cover the seas.

Back to Blog
blog image

The Full Embrace of the Father: Unlocking the Power of Sonship

August 23, 20234 min read

In the timely delivery of today's message, I extend my hope that it reaches you when needed. I offer my prayer that the Holy Spirit permeates your present surroundings, transforming this moment into more than just another message or video. I encourage you to remain engaged, for within these words, I believe the Father seeks to communicate to you through me. There is no coincidence; everything holds purpose and intention. Just as Proverbs states that while humans plan, it is God who directs, we are guided in unexpected directions, often leading us to places we might not have chosen. In this, we find purpose.

Addressing the question of suffering and adversity, it is my belief that God does not initiate every negative circumstance. Rather, He utilizes these situations to orchestrate positive outcomes. The Bible teaches that for those called according to His purpose, all things work together. Picture the intricate gears of a clock, each component moving in unison behind the scenes to yield favorable results. This understanding forms the basis of my discourse—God is not the source of every trial, but He repurposes them for our ultimate benefit.

From the onset, I emphasize this truth. Whether you choose to continue reading or not, I extend my blessing. I pray that the Holy Spirit ignites within you a profound understanding of the Father's love. My aspiration is to draw you closer to Him, to help you comprehend His plan for your life. In your present circumstances, avoid questioning "why" and open yourself to His voice. The Holy Spirit is prepared to reveal the ways in which your situation will transform for the better.

The Essence of Prayer: Approaching Him as Father

In approaching the topic of prayer, we get into the heart of the matter. Jesus Himself instructs us in Matthew 6 on the nature of prayer. He entreats us to address the Almighty as "Our Father." It's a directive that challenges historical norms, as Jesus beckons us to approach God with familiarity and intimacy. Beyond a formalistic recitation, this prayer encapsulates the very essence of our relationship with God—acknowledging Him as our Father.

Consider these words: "Our Father, dwelling in the Heavenly realms, may the glory of your name be the center on which our lives turn." This foundational concept highlights the importance of making God the cornerstone of our existence. We're encouraged to establish a personal connection, recognizing Him as our Provider, our King, and our Source of strength. Our daily request for sustenance and forgiveness flows from a heart that comprehends the depth of His fatherhood.

The Power of Fatherhood: A Revelation of Sonship

Within the context of God's fatherhood lies the revelation of our sonship. This revelation emerges as a direct result of understanding and embracing God as our Father. It illuminates the essence of our identity—no longer orphaned, but embraced as His children. The apostle Paul's words resonate, "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.'"

The concept of sonship grants us unparalleled freedom. No longer chained by performance-based living or an orphan mentality, we step into the liberty of being accepted by God. Our righteousness is not earned, but imputed through Christ. This newfound identity roots us in His love, empowering us to live confidently and boldly.

Unlocking the Indwelling of Christ: Our True Identity

Paul's letter to the Ephesians, chapter 3, delves further into the theme of sonship. He prays for believers to grasp the magnitude of God's intent for them. The goal is for us to fully realize the reality of Christ's indwelling presence. This revelation catalyzes an empowerment to live as true sons and daughters. Through this, we unleash a display of supernatural power—a demonstration that catches the attention of both earthly and heavenly realms.

As you receive this message, I encourage you to consider the depth of God's love for you. Embrace the truth that you are His child, fully accepted and cherished. Release the burden of striving and performance. Instead, rest in His fatherhood, allowing the Holy Spirit to breathe life into your understanding. Just as Christ declared, "Our Father," let these words echo in your heart, igniting a revelation of your identity and purpose. Through understanding God as your Father, you unlock the power of your sonship.

Remember, you are a cherished child of God, empowered by His grace and guided by His love. As you navigate life's pathways, may His presence be your constant companion. Embrace your sonship, for in it lies the key to unlocking the fullness of His blessings.

May the Lord bless you and keep you. May the Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you. May the Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace, the absence of all things harmful, the presence of all thing beneficial, nothing missing, nothing broken. In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

Amen.


Watch the full video on our YouTube channel:

ChristianityIdentity in ChristAbundant LifeSpiritual GrowthRenewalTransformationLiving AuthenticallyBiblical InsightsColossiansFaithHopeEncouragement
blog author image

Nicky Scholten

Nicky’s desire is to see the church break out of its current structures and become the powerful entity that God has intended it to be. The glory of God covering the earth like the waters cover the seas.

Back to Blog

Contact Information

T: 06 12194290

E: hello@wearecapitol.com

Our main meetings are currently being held in The Hague, Netherlands, every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at 19:00. 

Address: Esdoornstraat 3A, Rijswijk.

Join us every Wednesday for an encouraging message during #cyberwednesday on our Facebook page.

ANBI Information

Stichting Capitol Worship Centre
Pashegge 7, 7103 BL Winterswijk

IBAN: NL61ABNA0591333481

KvK: 08095289

RSIN: 8096.40.181

All gifts are tax-deductible.

ANBI logo
Capitol Worship Centre crown icon

Capitol Worship Centre  |  Copyright © 2023  |  All Rights Reserved