3 Forgotten Faces of God as our Friend

1) The Forgotten Face of God: Our Passionate & Loving God

Ps. 31:21 – God makes marvelous His love to me

Micah 7:18 – He delighted in that pursues loving-kindness

Isaiah 30:18 – Everlasting covenant of love

Romans 5:8 – God’s love displayed to us even when we were sinners

John 17:26 – The love which You love Me by may be in them WOW

I John 3:16 – We know love because He laid down His life for us

I John 4:8 – God is love

John 13:1 – He loved them unto the end

Zephaniah 3 – He will rest in His love

Gen 24:3 – (Isaac) God brought him women

Judges 16:23 – Let them fulfill His purpose

Ruth 4:15 – The restorer of life who loves thee

2 Sam 12:23 – He strengthened David when he backslid

John/Mark – Forgiven 3 times

Ps 91:4-6  – Take refuge in Him, do not be afraid

Luke 15 – Prodigal – Joyful in pursuit of love

1 Tim 1:6 – Goal of our instruction is love

SOS 1:4  – We will make mention of Thy love more than wine

Ps 106:46 – He made me object of love in the midst of captor’s

Ps 30:2 – O Lord my God, I cried out to You and You healed me

Ps 92:1-2 – He will command loving-kindness in the daytime

2) The Forgotten Face of God: Our Confidant & Best Friend

John15: 13 – God calls you friend

John 12 – Friend

John 11 – Lay life down

Proverbs 17:17/18:24 – Loves at all times

3) The Forgotten Face of God: Our Joyful, Content, & Smiling God

Zeph 3:17 – Shout; joy

Phil 4:4 – Rejoice always; again I say rejoice

Phil 4:13 – Do all things with joy

Ps 45:6 – More happy than anyone

Heb 1:9 – More happy than all

Matt 25:1 – He has got joy

Luke 15:22-23 – Father is so glad

Luke 3:14 – Content with wages

I Tim 6:6,8 – Now godliness with contentment is great gain.  And having food and clothing, with these we shall be content.

Heb 13:5 – Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have.  For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you”.

Ps 37:3-4 – Feed on His faithfulness; delight yourself also in the Lord and he shall give you the desires of your heart.

Ps 36:9 – For with You is the fountain of life, in Your light we see light.

Hebrew 4:10 – “For he who has entered His rest has himself also ceased from his works as God did from His.”