The Word Among Us

November 2008 Issue

“I Call You Friend”

Jesus has great plans for us.

“I Call You Friend”: Jesus has great plans for us.

God has always wanted to have a people he could call his own, friends who would partake in his life and in his mission. He has always wanted friends who would be so united with him that they begin to act and think as he does. This is what made the saints special. They were God's friends because they desired with all their hearts to live for him, to become like him, and to please him.

Abraham was a faithful servant of God. He was loyal to the end. He trusted and obeyed God, even to the point of being willing to sacrifice...

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