Remember God is Holy

In this verse Jesus is showing us  that  God loves us even more than good parents love their children. He reads the deepest secrets of our hearts and wants to meet those needs because he loves us so much. In other words, although God's love is even more beautiful than the love good parents have for their children, at the same time, God is quite different from our earthly parents. This is because the heavenly  Father is holy. The word 'holy' means different, special, set apart. So there has never, ever been anyone like God. He is'Other'.
    This is good news for the people who have grown up with parents who have not been as loving as parents should be. Maybe their father was cruel or unkind. The word 'father' for such people seems rather au ugly, frightening word. But the Bible reminds us  that God is not like that. God is love. Therefore God is like a loving father and a loving mother all in one. The Psalmist puts it this way:

           'As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion
             on those who fear him.'  (Psam 103:13)
    Isaiah says:
           'As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you......' (Isaiah 66:13)
    Or as Jesus himself put it, the Father will not let us down:
            'Look at the birds of the air, they do not sow or reap or store away in barns,
            and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable
            than they? ...And why do you worry; about clothes? See the lilies of the field
            grow. They do not labour or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all
            his splendour was dressed like one of these. If that is how God clothes the grass
            of the field.... will he not much more clothe you?' (Mattew 6:26-13)
    Our heavenly Father Cannot give us bad things:
           'Which of you, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks
            for a fish, will give him a snake? If you, then, though you are evil, know how
            to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven
            give good gifts to those who ask him?' ( Mattew 7:9-11)
    Because God is different, he is always with us. As Jejus put it:
            'I am with you always, even to the end of the world.'(Mattew 28:20 LB)
    He is not only with us, he lives inside us:
            'I in them and you in me.' (John 17:23)

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