Good Friendships

What is a friend? The dictionary defines it as “ A person with whom one has a bond of mutual affection, typically exclusive of sexual or family relations”

Why is it important to have good friends? The Bible tells us in Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor:  If either of them falls down,     one can help the other up. Do you value your friendships? Ecclesiastes says that two are better than one, and with a partner, you will have a good return rather than working alone.

Think about that for a moment… Jesus is the prime example of a good friend… with him, we have entry to heaven. He paid that price with his life so we could have that privilege. To be a good friend we should strive to be like him in our relationships.

1 Corinthians 15:33 says,

Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”

We should find people, and be people that help build good character.

Think for a moment…

How are your friends helping you build good moral character? How are you helping them build good moral character? How are you and your friends building a life that’s closer to God? 

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