Father of Heaven

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Father of Heaven

  1. (Christianity) An epithet of God the Father.
    • 1737, Laurence Clarke, A Compleat Exposition of the Book of Common-Prayer, “Of the Litany”, page 37
      O God the Father of Heaven, have Mercy upon us, miſerable Sinners. [¶] The addreſſing God the Father, by the Name of Father of Heaven, and the praying to him ſeparately, is juſtified by theſe Words of St. Paul, For this Cauſe I bow my Knees unto the Father of our Lord Jeſus Chriſt, of whom the whole Family in Heaven and Earth is named, Epheſ. iii. 13, 14.
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