Galatians 4:3-7
Even so we, when we were children, were in bondage under the elements of the world. 4 But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, 5 to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons. 6 And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into your hearts, crying out, Abba, Father! 7 Therefore you are no longer a slave but a son, and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ.
The Holy Bible, New King James Version, (Nashville, Tennessee: Thomas Nelson, Inc.) 1982.

At the time Jesus lived and walked the earth, the name of God was the most holy name you could say to the Jews. They even feared mispronouncing it. The Jewish people at that time would never have use the name of God in a personal manner. But this is what Jesus taught us to do. The term Abba, Father, is like saying, “Daddy Dearest.” Jesus Christ is the initiator of an intimate relationship that was previously unavailable. This was very new to all people at this time. But Christ opened the door for anyone to come in and sit on God’s lap and have a very intimate relationship with Him. His death on the Cross, tore the curtain between the Holy of Holies in half, indicating that now anyone could come into the presence of God, our Abba Father. No longer a distant God but a personal God who cares so very deeply about every aspect of our lives. Christians are no longer slaves but are now a part of God’s family and He is our Abba Father. Shake off the garments of slavery and put on the heritage of the royal family you are a part of and live and move within this freedom!

Have a God Day!