God desires to perfect us in Christ Jesus. As we move upward in that perfection, we become closer to God as we become more Christ-like. As we become closer to God, we move into a different relationship with God.
God or Friend?
(Exodus 20:1~2a) And God spake all these words, saying, 2 I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage…
(James 2:23) And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for