FRIEND OF GODS 9-7-12
VIDEO JESUS IS A FRIEND OF MINE
Prov 18:24 Friends come and friends go, but a true friend sticks by you like family. MSG
Eccl 4:12 By yourself you're unprotected. With a friend you can face the worst. Can you round up a third? A three-stranded rope isn't easily snapped. MSG
Amos 5:14 Seek good and not evil and live! You talk about God, the God-of-the-Angel-Armies, being your best friend. Well, live like it, and maybe it will happen. MSG
2 Cor 5:20 We're Christ's representatives. God uses us to persuade men and women to drop their differences and enter into God's work of making things right between them. We're speaking for Christ himself now: Become friends with God; he's already a friend with you. MSG
Josh 22:8 He said: "Go home. You're going home rich great herds of cattle, silver and gold, bronze and iron, huge piles of clothing. Share the wealth with your friends and families all this plunder from your enemies!" MSG
1 Sam 20:13 May God do his worst to me if I let you down! If my father still intends to kill you, I'll tell you and get you out of here in one piece. And God be with you as he's been with my father!
14 If I make it through this alive, continue to be my covenant friend. And if I die,
15-16 keep the covenant friendship with my family forever. And when God finally rids the earth of David's enemies, stay loyal to Jonathan!"
17 Jonathan repeated his pledge of love and friendship for David. He loved David more than his own soul! MSG
Prov 18:24 The man of many friends [a friend of all the world] will prove himself a bad friend, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. AMP
JESUS IS OUR FRIEND
Luke 5:18 Some men arrived carrying a paraplegic on a stretcher. They were looking for a way to get into the house and set him before Jesus.
19 When they couldn't find a way in because of the crowd, they went up on the roof, removed some tiles, and let him down in the middle of everyone, right in front of Jesus.
20 Impressed by their bold belief, he said, "Friend, I forgive your sins." MSG
Luke 12:4 "I'm speaking to you as dear friends. Don't be bluffed into silence or insincerity by the threats of religious bullies. True, they can kill you, but then what can they do? There's nothing they can do to your soul, your core being. MSG
Luke 12:32 Don't be afraid of missing out. You're my dearest friends! The Father wants to give you the very kingdom itself. MSG
John 11:11 He said these things, and then announced, "Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep. I'm going to wake him up." MSG
Luke 7:34 The Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, Behold, a Man Who is a glutton and a wine drinker, a friend of tax collectors and notorious sinners.
John 15:13 No one has greater love [no one has shown stronger affection] than to lay down (give up) his own life for his friends.
14 You are My friends if you keep on doing the things which I command you to do.
15 I do not call you servants (slaves) any longer, for the servant does not know what his master is doing (working out). But I have called you My friends, because I have made known to you everything that I have heard from My Father. [I have revealed to you everything that I have learned from Him.]
16 You have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you and I have appointed you [I have planted you], that you might go and bear fruit and keep on bearing, and that your fruit may be lasting [that it may remain, abide], so that whatever you ask the Father in My Name [as presenting all that I AM], He may give it to you. . AMP
John 15:13 This is the very best way to love. Put your life on the line for your friends.
14 You are my friends when you do the things I command you.
15 I'm no longer calling you servants because servants don't understand what their master is thinking and planning. No, I've named you friends because I've let you in on everything I've heard from the Father.
16 "You didn't choose me, remember; I chose you, and put you in the world to bear fruit, fruit that won't spoil. As fruit bearers, whatever you ask the Father in relation to me, he gives you. MSG
John 18:37 Pilate said to Him, Then You are a King? Jesus answered, You say it! [You speak correctly!] For I am a King. [Certainly I am a King!] This is why I was born, and for this I have come into the world, to bear witness to the Truth. Everyone who is of the Truth [who is a friend of the Truth, who belongs to the Truth] hears and listens to My voice. AMP
FRIEND OF GOD
James 2:23 And [so] the Scripture was fulfilled that says, Abraham believed in (adhered to, trusted in, and relied on) God, and this was accounted to him as righteousness (as conformity to God's will in thought and deed), and he was called God's friend. AMP
James 2:23 The full meaning of "believe" in the Scripture sentence, "Abraham believed God and was set right with God," includes his action. It's that mesh of believing and acting that got Abraham named "God's friend." MSG
Acts 13:16 Paul stood up, paused and took a deep breath, then said, "Fellow Israelites and friends of God, listen. MSG
Acts 13:26 "Dear brothers and sisters, children of Abraham, and friends of God, this message of salvation has been precisely targeted to you. MSG
Rom 1:1 Paul, am a devoted slave of Jesus Christ on assignment, authorized as an apostle to proclaim God's words and acts. I write this letter to all the Christians in Rome, God's friends. MSG
Job 1:8 God said to Satan, "Have you noticed my friend Job? There's no one quite like him honest and true to his word, totally devoted to God and hating evil." MSG
Job 2:3 Then God said to Satan, "Have you noticed my friend Job? There's no one quite like him, is there honest and true to his word, totally devoted to God and hating evil? He still has a firm grip on his integrity! You tried to trick me into destroying him, but it didn't work." MSG
Ps 34:15 God keeps an eye on his friends, his ears pick up every moan and groan. MSG
Ps 148:14 he's built a monument his very own people! Praise from all who love God! Israel's children, intimate friends of God. Hallelujah! MSG
Prov 2:10 Lady Wisdom will be your close friend, and Brother Knowledge your pleasant companion. MSG
Prov 3:13 You're blessed when you meet Lady Wisdom, when you make friends with Madame Insight. MSG
Prov 3:14 She's worth far more than money in the bank; her friendship is better than a big salary. MSG
Prov 22:11 God loves the pure-hearted and well-spoken; good leaders also delight in their friendship. MSG
John 14:16 I will talk to the Father, and he'll provide you another Friend so that you will always have someone with you. MSG
John 14:17 This Friend is the Spirit of Truth. The godless world can't take him in because it doesn't have eyes to see him, doesn't know what to look for. But you know him already because he has been staying with you, and will even be in you! MSG
John 14:26 The Friend, the Holy Spirit whom the Father will send at my request, will make everything plain to you. He will remind you of all the things I have told you.
John 15:26 "When the Friend I plan to send you from the Father comes the Spirit of Truth issuing from the Father he will confirm everything about me. MSG
John 16:7 So let me say it again, this truth: It's better for you that I leave. If I don't leave, the Friend won't come. But if I go, I'll send him to you. MSG
John 16:13 But when the Friend comes, the Spirit of the Truth, he will take you by the hand and guide you into all the truth there is. He won't draw attention to himself, but will make sense out of what is about to happen and, indeed, out of all that I have done and said. MSG
2 Cor 13:14 The amazing grace of the Master, Jesus Christ, the extravagant love of God, the intimate friendship of the Holy Spirit, be with all of you. MSG
Rom 5:11 Now that we have actually received this amazing friendship with God, we are no longer content to simply say it in plodding prose. We sing and shout our praises to God through Jesus, the Messiah! MSG
2 Cor 5:18 All this is done by God, who through Christ changed us from enemies into his friends and gave us the task of making others his friends also.
19 Our message is that God was making all human beings his friends through Christ. God did not keep an account of their sins, and he has given us the message which tells how he makes them his friends . GNT