Why We Don’t Call Him Papa Jesus

Because nowhere in the Bible can you find anyone calling Him that.

I think people call him ‘Papa Jesus’ because they are trying to describe a relationship that feels warm and relatable. I understand the point. Still, the Bible doesn’t call him Papa Jesus and the reason is theological. Jesus is the Son, not the Father. Calling him Papa is not consistent with what the Bible teaches about the Trinity.

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Jojo Agot

Lead pastor at Victory Caloocan; married to Donna; father to Lucas; enjoys books, Coffee+Bear Brand, and movies with magic and flying.

2 thoughts on “Why We Don’t Call Him Papa Jesus”

  1. I strongly agree with your thoughts on this… good expression and background info… and this kinda reminds me of the unbiblical term, “mother of God”… i am now thinking that we ought to be more careful of the names we use to address God..!

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