The Father You've Always Wanted: How God Heals Your Father Wounds

The Father You've Always Wanted: How God Heals Your Father Wounds

by Ed Tandy McGlasson


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It is a tragic reality that many people never experience the solid, positive presence of a loving father. This lack of fatherly influence and care has deep ramifications for life, including how we interact with others, raise our own children, and understand God as Father. But God promised that he would not leave us orphans, that everyone who believes becomes an adopted son or daughter of a loving Father in heaven.

Ed McGlasson shares his personal experience of having lost his own father before he was born. With deep conviction and strong encouragement, he invites hurting people to take heart and have hope in their heavenly Father who loves them, blesses them, and will never leave them. Readers will take away a new sense of purpose, identity, and value that they have been searching for their whole lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801015540
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/01/2013
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 859,439
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Ed Tandy McGlasson is a former lineman in the National Football League where he played with the Giants, the Jets, and the Rams. Ed's call to ministry began in college after being healed from a career-ending knee injury that led to his conversion while playing for Youngstown State. Ed eventually entered the ministry in 1984 and started traveling and sharing his testimony and doing evangelistic crusades. In 1988 Ed planted the Stadium Vineyard in Anaheim, California, and has been a pastor there since.

Ed has spoken at numerous conferences across the country and around the world, including a number of rallies for Billy Graham crusades. Ed's first book, The Difference a Father Makes—which has over 200,000 copies in print—along with his conference The Blessing of the Father, keeps Ed busy in churches, conferences, and corporate events.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 11

Introduction: We Need the Father's Blessing 13

1 A Father's Blessing, and Why We Need It 19

2 The Narrow Horizon of My Father's House 31

3 Never Too Late to Be Blessed 47

4 What Did Your Father Name You? 63

5 The Father You Always Wanted 81

6 No More Orphans 93

7 The Trap of Making a Name for Yourself 107

8 Meeting My Father 119

9 What Does the Father Think about Me? 135

10 The Difference of a Present Mom and Dad 147

11 Building a House with God's Smile 165

Epilogue: The Father's Game Plan to Winning Back Your Family 183

Notes 187

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