One of my special moments in life came in Israel when I watched a young boy run after a man, calling out “Abba, Abba!” For the first time I had a tangible sense of what God offers us in Christ: an invitation to call him “Daddy!” The confidence and energy of that Israeli youngster spoke of a bond that I now have with God. It was a call rich with intimacy and easy access—the boy knew he was loved by his father and wanted to be with him.
For the full post, see Abba! Father! in the Cor Deo site: “http://www.cordeo.org.uk/abba-father/”