Our relationship with God

Intro: Who was your closest friend when you were a child?


  1. Mt 22:37, Mk 12:30 The most important relationship we as people have is our personal relationship with God
    1. Mt 6:33 No other relationship in life will be good or right if our relationship with God is not right.
      1. Gen 3:8-10, Gal 4:6-7 The main purpose for why man was created was to have a relationship with God, God is to be seen as our heavenly father.
      2. Ecc 1:2, Ecc 2:1 Life is empty, and meaningless if we are not in good relationship with God.
    2. Heb 11:25 Many people who don’t know God seek fulfillment in sin, sex, drugs, alcohol, but these things leave man void and empty.
  2. Rom 10:9-10, Acts 16:30-31 Our relationship with God begins when we personally accept Jesus Christ as our lord and savior.
    1. Ecc 12:13, John 14:15 Our relationship with God grows and develops over time as we follow God and remain close to him.
      1. Mt 4:4, Col 4:2 We communicate with God through prayer and he speaks to us in prayer, worship and through the bible.
      2. Ps 119:9-11, Prov 3:5-6 We mature in our relationships with God as we live according to his commands, we trust him, and follow his voice.
    2. Prov 18:24, Deut 31:8 As long as we do our part and stay close to God, he promises to always be there for us, and take care of all of our needs.


  1. Why do you think that no other relationship in life can be right until our relationship with God is right?
  2. What are some things we can do to grow in our relationship with God? Do you feel your relationship with God is growing why or why not?
  3. Give some examples of times when God has been there for you? share testimonies of Gods protection, provision and guidance in your life?
  4. Do you personally have a relationship with God? if not would you like to begin a personal relationship with God tonight?

End: Pray for any who need to begin a relationship with God (sinners prayer), then take any prayer requests.