Why must we be friends with Jesus?

Why must we be friends with Jesus?

Jesus is our model for friendship—because he loved without limits— and he makes it possible for us to live a life of friendship—because we have been transformed by everything he shared with us. Through friendship we come to know God and through friendship we enact the love of God.

Why is Jesus a good leader?

Jesus was a listening leader. Because he loved others with a perfect love, he listened without being condescending. A great leader listens not only to others, but also to his conscience and to the promptings of God. Jesus was a patient, pleading, loving leader.

What God says about relationships and dating?

“Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.” The Good News: Love each other honestly and earnestly, even when you hate them most. Forgiveness is key, and then your love will shine brightest in the darkest moments in your relationship.

Why should we follow Jesus?

Jesus Christ is our light and life. When we follow Jesus, we grow stronger and become more like Him. We should remember Him and follow Him like sunflowers follow the sun across the sky. Following His light and example will bring us joy, happiness, and peace, even if things around us are hard.

What God says about true friendship?

“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.” “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”

Why are relationships with God most important?

Having a relationship with God and communicating with him helps you transcend and look beyond yourself and those around you. It helps you look for guidance from that very source that originally connects us all. My relationship with God helps me feel supported throughout all my other worldly relationships.

What did Jesus mean follow me?

Jesus’ call to follow him is more than an invitation to pray a prayer. It is a summons to lose your life and find new life and ultimate joy in him. When people truly engage with Jesus’ personal invitation to follow him, everything changes, for he is worthy of all our trust and affections.

What does Jesus want you to do in Your Life?

This is a question that many Christians worry about daily, because they want to serve God and live a Christian life. However many followers get caught up in other aspects of their lives and focus on their careers, relationships, finances and other major choices over doing what Jesus wants us to do.

Why does Jesus want us to recognize the truth about God?

Recognizing the truth about God can be an important first step to achieving victory over sin. This is why Jesus desperately wants us to recognize it. However, the devil, the accuser of our soul, constantly tries to wreck God’s plans. He lies to us, tempting us to believe that we can grab hold of sin with no consequences.

What does it mean to make Jesus the center of my life?

Underline that last statement. Let it sink in. For Jesus to be the center of your life, it means He is in control. You no longer desire to independently run your own life, but you surrender your whole self to Jesus and to following His lead. Now your second question may be, “Why would I do that?”

What did Jesus want you to do when you came to Earth?

Jesus came to earth so that He could help humanity. Jesus gave people a chance to have their sins forgiven through His sacrifice. We should want to give back and serve others as well. We are able to express the love of Christ to others by volunteering at soup kitchens, donating to the poor, and other works of service.

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