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Dec 18: Jesus Christ, Relationsip with the Father


Discussion

  • What can I learn about my own relationship with the Father by studying Christ’s relationship with Him?
  • Have you done what Christ did to have a relationship with the Father?
  • Which words describe your relationship with your father?
  • Additional Resources

    • Light the World Day 18
    • Scriptures from the Topical Guide

      Luke 2:52
      52 And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.
      Luke 23:35
      35 And the people stood beholding. And the rulers also with them derided him, saying, He saved others; let him save himself, if he be Christ, the chosen of God.
      John 1:1
      1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
      John 5:18
      18 Therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the sabbath, but said also that God was his Father, making himself equal with God.
      John 5:19
      19 Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.
      John 5:20
      20 For the Father loveth the Son, and sheweth him all things that himself doeth: and he will shew him greater works than these, that ye may marvel.
      John 8:29
      29 And he that sent me is with me: the Father hath not left me alone; for I do always those things that please him.
      John 10:15
      15 As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.
      John 14:11
      11 Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works’ sake.
      John 17:7
      7 Now they have known that all things whatsoever thou hast given me are of thee.
      John 17:26
      26 And I have declared unto them thy name, and will declare it: that the love wherewith thou hast loved me may be in them, and I in them.
      Acts 7:55
      55 But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up steadfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God,
      Moro. 9:26
      26 And may the grace of God the Father, whose throne is high in the heavens, and our Lord Jesus Christ, who sitteth on the right hand of his power, until all things shall become subject unto him, be, and abide with you forever. Amen.
      1 Cor. 1:24
      24 But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.
      1 Cor. 11:3
      3 But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.
      1 Cor. 15:28
      28 And when all things shall be subdued unto him, then shall the Son also himself be subject unto him that put all things under him, that God may be all in all.
      2 Cor. 4:6
      6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
      Philip. 2:6
      6 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:
      Col. 1:19
      19 For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell;
      Col. 2:9
      9 For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.
      Heb. 1:2
      2 Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds;
      1 Jn. 2:1
      1 My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:
      Hel. 5:11
      11 And he hath power given unto him from the Father to redeem them from their sins because of repentance; therefore he hath sent his angels to declare the tidings of the conditions of repentance, which bringeth unto the power of the Redeemer, unto the salvation of their souls.
      3 Ne. 9:15
      15 Behold, I am Jesus Christ the Son of God. I created the heavens and the earth, and all things that in them are. I was with the Father from the beginning. I am in the Father, and the Father in me; and in me hath the Father glorified his name.
      3 Ne. 11:32
      32 And this is my doctrine, and it is the doctrine which the Father hath given unto me; and I bear record of the Father, and the Father beareth record of me, and the Holy Ghost beareth record of the Father and me; and I bear record that the Father commandeth all men, everywhere, to repent and believe in me.
      3 Ne. 17:15
      15 And when he had said these words, he himself also knelt upon the earth; and behold he prayed unto the Father, and the things which he prayed cannot be written, and the multitude did bear record who heard him.
      3 Ne. 19:23
      23 And now Father, I pray unto thee for them, and also for all those who shall believe on their words, that they may believe in me, that I may be in them as thou, Father, art in me, that we may be one.
      D&C 50:43
      43 And the Father and I are one. I am in the Father and the Father in me; and inasmuch as ye have received me, ye are in me and I in you.
      3 Ne. 9:15
      15 Behold, I am Jesus Christ the Son of God. I created the heavens and the earth, and all things that in them are. I was with the Father from the beginning. I am in the Father, and the Father in me; and in me hath the Father glorified his name.
      D&C 76:25
      25 And this we saw also, and bear record, that an angel of God who was in authority in the presence of God, who rebelled against the Only Begotten Son whom the Father loved and who was in the bosom of the Father, was thrust down from the presence of God and the Son,
      D&C 76:43
      43 Who glorifies the Father, and saves all the works of his hands, except those sons of perdition who deny the Son after the Father has revealed him.
      D&C 76:107
      107 When he shall deliver up the kingdom, and present it unto the Father, spotless, saying: I have overcome and have trodden the wine-press alone, even the wine-press of the fierceness of the wrath of Almighty God.
      D&C 88:75
      75 That I may testify unto your Father, and your God, and my God, that you are clean from the blood of this wicked generation; that I may fulfil this promise, this great and last promise, which I have made unto you, when I will.
      D&C 93:4
      4 The Father because he gave me of his fulness, and the Son because I was in the world and made flesh my tabernacle, and dwelt among the sons of men.
      D&C 93:21
      21 And now, verily I say unto you, I was in the beginning with the Father, and am the Firstborn;
      3 Ne. 9:15
      15 Behold, I am Jesus Christ the Son of God. I created the heavens and the earth, and all things that in them are. I was with the Father from the beginning. I am in the Father, and the Father in me; and in me hath the Father glorified his name.
      JS-M 1:1
      1 For I say unto you, that ye shall not see me henceforth and know that I am he of whom it is written by the prophets, until ye shall say: Blessed is he who cometh in the name of the Lord, in the clouds of heaven, and all the holy angels with him. Then understood his disciples that he should come again on the earth, after that he was glorified and crowned on the right hand of God.

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