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THE MAKING OF A LEADER
“Pater (Pat-ayr’)”
(Father, Parent)

LITERAL GREEK DEFINITION:

  1. A person who is respected for his age and dignity.

  2. A spiritual father - one who converts another to the faith and is thus the instrument of his spiritual birth.

  3. An overseer, guardian, governor and steward.

NATURAL AND SPIRITUAL CHARACTERISTICS:

A Father’s Greeting.  I Timothy 1:2

“Unto Timothy, ‘My own son in the faith:’ grace, mercy and peace, from YHWH our Father and Malki Tzedik YEHOWSHUA HaMashiach our Master.”

A Father’s love and concern.  II Timothy 1:1-7

vs.2  “To Timothy, my dearly beloved son:  grace, mercy, and peace, from YHWH the Father and Malki Tzedik YEHOWSHUA HaMashiach our Master.  vs. 3.  “I thank YHWH, whom I serve from my forefathers with pure conscience, that without ceasing I have remembrance of thee in my prayers night and day;”

A Father’s Encouragement.  I Timothy 1:18-19;  I Timothy 4:12-14; 

I Timothy 6:11

“This charge I commit unto thee, son Timothy, according to the prophecies which went before on thee, that thou by them mightest war a good warfare;”  

I Timothy 1:18

A Father’s exhortation and comfort.  I Thessalonians 2:11

“As ye know how we exhorted and comforted and charged every one of you, as a Father doth his children.”

A Father’s instructions.  I Timothy 4:13

“Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.”

A Father’s duty.  I Corinthians 3:2;   I Corinthians 9:2;  Ephesians 4:11-16

“I have fed you with milk and not with meat:  For hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able.”  I Corinthians 3:2

A Father’s warning.  I Timothy 5:1-2; II Timothy 4:5;  Hebrews 12:5-11

“But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.”  I Timothy 4:5

A Father’s correction.  I Corinthians 3:1-3;  I Corinthians 4:14-16

“And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Mashiach.  vs.2, “I have fed you with milk and not with meat;  for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able.   vs. 3. “For ye are not carnal:  For whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal and walk as men?”  I Corinthians 3:1-3

A well pleased Father.  Philippians 2:19-22;  II Timothy 3:15

“But ye know the proof of him, that, as a son with the Father, he hath served with me in the Gospel.”  Philippians 2:22

A Father’s despair. I Corinthians 3:1-3;Galatians 4:19; I Thessalonians 3:10;

II Timothy 4:10

“Night and day praying exceedingly that we might see your face, and might perfect that which is lacking in your faith?”  I Thesalonians 3:10

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