Do I love God the Father? Do I think of him, and go to him as a loving Father in Christ? Have I the Spirit of adoption, so that I cry, Abba, Father? Do I love him as the Father of mercies, the God of hope, the God of peace, the God of love?
George Burder 1752-1832
Quoted in the book A Pastor's Counsel: Wise Words for Weary, Wounded, and Wandering Sheep