Why is it so hard for many to be a Christian, obey the rules of a Christian lifestyle and practise what the Lord Jesus taught? It’s as if a caterpillar wanted to fly. It’s difficult for a caterpillar to fly. It’s simply impossible for this to happen.
We know that Abraham was called “the friend of God” (James 2:23), but there is a detail in this verse, which we do not usually notice: The Bible does not say that God was Abraham’s friend—though He was—, but that Abraham was God’s friend. This is not an accident.