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How to become a friend of God

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There was one man in the Old Testament that God called His friend. His name was Abraham. But in Christ every believer is invited into friendship with God. How so you become a friend of God? Based on the book 'When God calls you friend' publication October 2017. Read the article on bolaoged.com.

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How to become a friend of God

  1. 1. HOW TO BECOME FRIEND OF GOD b o l a o l i v i a o g e d e n g b e a www.bolaoged.com
  2. 2. FRIENDS OF GOD KNOW HIS IDENTITY www.bolaoged.com
  3. 3. 1 God is not a generic being nor is He an impersonal force www.bolaoged.com
  4. 4. 2 It is easy to begin loving the idea of God rather than the Person of God. www.bolaoged.com
  5. 5. We can relate in intimacy with a Person but not an idea. www.bolaoged.com
  6. 6. So we must  care WHO He is.  It does matter. www.bolaoged.com
  7. 7. Moses had a dramatic life changing encounter with God but still said : www.bolaoged.com
  8. 8. whoshould I say sent me? www.bolaoged.com
  9. 9. Saul met Him on the road to Damascus and immediately   said : www.bolaoged.com
  10. 10. whoare you Lord? www.bolaoged.com
  11. 11. To become a friend of God, every person, even religious people  www.bolaoged.com
  12. 12.  must  ask the same question : www.bolaoged.com
  13. 13. whoare you Lord? www.bolaoged.com
  14. 14. Read the FULL article on  www. bolaoged. com www.bolaoged.com
  15. 15. 3 We may not mistake Him for gods of wood and stone.  www.bolaoged.com
  16. 16.  But we may confuse Him with our mental gods; fashioned by our age. www.bolaoged.com
  17. 17.  They deny the cross and the specificity of Christ www.bolaoged.com
  18. 18. Abraham knew Him by revelation and followed Him www.bolaoged.com
  19. 19. 4 We follow when we know.  www.bolaoged.com
  20. 20. Who leaves home and family to head for an unknown place following an unknown deity? www.bolaoged.com
  21. 21. the destination was unknown but the One taking him was not www.bolaoged.com
  22. 22. We may not always know where we’re headed,  www.bolaoged.com
  23. 23.  but we must know Who is sending us and going with us, because  www.bolaoged.com
  24. 24.  HE HOLDS THE COMPASS AND THE MAP. www.bolaoged.com
  25. 25. CAN BE A FRIEND OF GOD YOU www.bolaoged.com
  26. 26. (Based on the  article 'How to become a friend of God', an excerpt from my new book on friendship with God  )  Read the article here Sign up to be informed when the book is out.) www.bolaoged.com
  27. 27. Other books by author Download your free 30 day devotional/ workbook here  www.bolaoged.com
  28. 28. Bola Olivia  Ogedengbe is a pastor, writer, television personality and bilingual blogger.   English blog      - bolaoged.com French blog     - oliviaoged.com Follow me                               www.bolaoged.com
  29. 29. God bless you!  

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