Now Elisha saw it, and he cried out, "My father, my father, the chariot of Israel and its horsemen! - 2 Kings 2:12
Though you might have ten thousand instructors in Christ, you do not have many fathers; for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel. - 1 Cor. 4:15
But you know his proven character, that as a son with his father he served with me in the gospel. - Phil 2:22
Was not father Abraham justified by works? - Jas 2:21; see also Luke 16:24, 25; Acts 7:2; 22:1.