He calls His people, friends

(James Smith, “The Love of Christ! The Fullness, Freeness, and Immutability of the Savior’s Grace Displayed!”) “Yes, He is altogether lovely! This is my Beloved, and this is my Friend!” Song of Songs 5:16 Jesus manifests His love — as … Continued

I have called you friends.

(J.R. Miller, “The Friendships of Jesus” 1897)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. You are My friends–if you do what I command. . . . I have called you friends.” … Continued

He has called us friends!

(J.R. Miller “The Book of Comfort”) “I have called you friends!” John 15:15 If Jesus is our Friend — then . . . no need can be unsupplied; and no sorrow can be uncomforted; no evil can overmaster us; we are safe for time and eternity! ~  ~  ~  … Continued