The word ‘friend’ has been so twisted and mutated by our experience of broken humans. It’s hard for us to value the weighty truth that God is our friend: He has drawn near.
It matters. If you want to hear more about it, these posts are a great place to start:
- Blessings of Singleness #6: The Pain of Misplaced Shame
- Hold my hand.
- 5 promises to encourage your heart.
Or just browse here.