Parabolic Use of "father"
lJeremiah 35:1-19
ˇContrasts IsraelŐs disobedience to God with the RecabitesŐ obedience to their father
lEzekiel 16
ˇGod adopts Israel as a father a foundling child.
lHosea 1-3
ˇHoseaŐs marriage a parable of GodŐs to Israel.
lMatthew 21:28-32
ˇParable of the two sons
lLuke 15:11-32
ˇParable of the Prodigal Son