Jesus The Friend Of Sinners
Delivered By
Dr Tom Hover
Delivered On
April 2, 2017 at 11:00 AM
Central Passage
Luke 7:34-35
Jesus The Friend Of Sinners

Jesus The Friend Of Sinners

Luke 7:34-35

I Our Earthly Friends: Proverbs 18:24

A.)  Beware of false friends with wrong motives:  

1. Money - Proverbs 19:4 

2. Entertainment - (The Prodigal Son) Luke 15:13

3. Sex - Proverbs 5:3-13

4. Selfish Desires - Proverbs 19:5 

5. Flattery - Proverbs 29:5

Note what Job said about his false friends: 

1.) They scorned me - Job 16:20

2.) They forgot me - Job 19:14

3.) They abhorred me - Job 19:19

4.) They fail to pity me - Job 6:14, Job 19:21   

B.) You can have true earthly friends:

a. A Real Friend Is Committed To Helping You Grow Spiritually. Proverbs 27:17

b. A Real Friend Will Tell You The Truth Even If Hurts. Proverbs 27:6

c. A Real Friend Will Stick Close By You Regardless Of The Weather Conditions.  Proverbs 18:24

d. A Real Friend Loves You At All Times Proverbs 17:17  

II. Our Divine Friend:

There Is Only One Devine Friend And That Friend Is Jesus!

A.) Jesus Is A Friend Who Gave His All John 15:13

B.) Jesus Is A Friend Who Loves All Classes Of People Luke 7:30-35

C.) Jesus Is A Friend Who Loves At All Times Proverbs 17:17 

D). Jesus Is A Friend In All States Of The Soul  Proverbs 27:6, Hebrews 12:5-6, 

E.) Jesus Is A Friend Who Is Needed By All  Proverbs 27:10

How Can I Know I Am A Friend To Jesus? John 15:14, James 2:23

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