Become God’s Friend (1)

Become God’s Friend (1)

“I have called you friends.”        Jn 15:15 NKJV

Jesus told His disciples: “No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I heard from My Father I have made known to you.” Notice, Jesus initiated this friendship. With full knowledge of their problems and their possibilities, Jesus said: “I have called you friends.” Amazing! In royal courts the servants must keep their distance, but the inner circle enjoys close contact, direct access and confidential information. How can you become a friend of God? Through constant conversation. God wants to be included in every activity. You can carry on a conversation with Him throughout your day, talking about whatever you’re doing at that moment. Brother Lawrence, a humble cook in a French monastery, writes: “The key to friendship with God is not changing what you do, but changing your attitude toward what you do. What you normally do for yourself you now begin doing for God, whether it is eating, bathing, relaxing or taking out the trash.” Some of us think we must “get away” in order to experience intimacy with God. That’s because we haven’t learned to recognize and cultivate His presence in all things. No place is closer to God than where you are right now! In Eden there were no rituals—just a simple relationship between God and those He created. Unhindered by guilt or fear, they delighted in Him and He delighted in them. “Is such a relationship possible?” you ask. Absolutely. “We were restored to friendship with God by the death of His son” (See Ro 5:10 NLT).

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