“Again, he sent other servants more than the first: and they did unto them likewise. But last of all he sent unto them his son, saying, They will reverence my son.” – Matthew 21:36-37
God sends fathers into our lives who we often do not recognize. People even fight with their fathers! We must learn to receive the fathers God sends into out lives.
There is a difference between receiving a Father and receiving an instructor!
Receiving an instructor involves receiving the lessons he gives from the Word. Receiving a father involves receiving an all-embracing ministry from someone.
Don’t make the mistake of receiving a Father as a mere Instructor or Teacher. Many people make that mistake by not embracing ALL the fatherly input coming their way.
You can receive someone as an instructor but you can go higher and receive him as a Father.