Friends. Some of us have them, some of us want them. We all need them. Friends are God's gift of companionship, outside of family and spouses. There are examples of friendship throughout the Bible. Jesus had friends in the form of his disciples. Friends give us advice and pick us up when we fall. They keep us company and save us from harm. Friends do a lot, and sometimes they also need our help. Share one of the following quotes from scripture today and help a friend in need.
Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil.
You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.
"Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!"
And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
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So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.
Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?
Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
For as we share abundantly in Christ’s sufferings, so through Christ we share abundantly in comfort too.
Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.
And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
But even the hairs of your head are all numbered.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
I will say of the Lord, "My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust."
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.
Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.
"When he calls to me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him."
"Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?"
"Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ."
For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
When the cares of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul.
"Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble."
"Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?" And he said to him, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.
One who is righteous is a guide to his neighbor, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock.
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And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.
Sometimes like us, friends need reminders about God. We forget he is all-knowing and all-powerful. There is no problem too big for Him. And He adds even more comfort through the love we can share with one another, as spouses, as family, and friends.
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