“A Father to the fatherless,” Psalm 68:5. I AM your Nurturer, “I’ll not forget you,” says God in Isaiah 49:15. “Co-heirs with Jesus, with the Spirit of adoption, we cry out Abba, Daddy,” Romans 8:15, 17.
Without a word, the man lifts up the heavy carrier from my hand in the supermarket express line and placed it on his cart. He motioned to me as if it pained him to see me hold it. Though I don’t mind waiting, I’m in awe of God’s gentleness shown in men like him.
Dear Lord, thank You for Your fatherly ways to us.