The Bible contains the secrets our Heavenly Father knows and little by little as you read His book, the more the secrets are revealed.
One definition for family is “a museum of memories.” As you think of your family what pictures hang in the gallery of your mental images? What kind of memories are you creating for your family now?
There is one common analogy used throughout the New Testament regarding the local church. It is not a business, farm, team, school, or hospital, though those word pictures are frequently used by us to convey various dimensions of congregational life. The most often used analogy is that of a family. God is our Father; we are called His offspring—sons and daughters, brothers and sisters, even fellow heirs.