Friendship with God

The following our probably some of the best words I’ve read on friendship with God. Don’t read them too fast!    “Friendship is not a way of accomplishing something but a way of being with another in which we become more authentically ourselves.  As we get a feel for the qualities of friendship, I think this also is important: Abraham’s life seems curiously empty of … Continue reading Friendship with God

Friendship with God

A brilliant quote from Eugene Peterson about friendship with God: “God’s friendship didn’t install Abraham on an oasis where he slept on a hammock strung between date palms, refreshing himself with a swim in the pool between naps. God’s friendship meant leaving home, long journeys, dangerous ventures, doubt-filled actions, difficult obedience. Karl Bath, perhaps our most perceptive theologian in getting inside the biblical stories, wrote … Continue reading Friendship with God