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Daddy

How common is it for Protestants to refer to God as "Daddy" in public preaching and worship?

  • Verboten

    Votes: 1 3.3%
  • Not Common

    Votes: 11 36.7%
  • Happens Sometimes

    Votes: 5 16.7%
  • Common

    Votes: 1 3.3%
  • Happens Often

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Ubiquitous

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • I Don't Know

    Votes: 6 20.0%
  • Who's Your Daddy?

    Votes: 6 20.0%

  • Total voters
    30

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I would joke with my priest and call him "Mama Barsanuphius", since we had quite a few Georgians in the parish. He would scold me and laugh.
 

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Over here in Britain I have often heard it said that Abba in Aramaic is the equivalent of Daddy in English, but I've still never heard anyone address God by that term, years after this thread was started. Personally, although I know no Aramaic, I doubt the equivalence is really as close as these people say.
 
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