The Closest Friend

“….I do not call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master does. But I have called you for all things that I have heard from my Father, I have made known to you.” John15:15

 

I can hardly imagine how the disciples must have felt.

Christ was calling them “friends” and sharing heavenly secrets with them. It must have been awesome to hear the word “friends” coming from the lips of Christ. Everybody probably has at least one friend – we like to know that there is someone who cares about us, is loyal to us, and to whom we can also be loyal and helpful. We learn from Proverbs 18:24 that “There is a Friend that sticks closer than a brother.”

Friendship with Jesus goes far beyond ordinary earthly friendships because He is God, Creator, Redeemer, Love, Holiness, Righteousness etc. etc. And yet He offers us H