Proverbs 17:17 NLT
A friend is always loyal, and a brother is born to help in time of need.
Proverbs 18:24 NLT
There are “friends” who destroy each other, but a real friend sticks closer than a brother.
Proverbs 25:17 & 20 NLT
17 Don’t visit your neighbors too often, or you will wear out your welcome.
20 Singing cheerful songs to a person with a heavy heart is like taking someone’s coat in cold weather or pouring vinegar in a wound.
Proverbs 14:4 NLT
4Without oxen a stable stays clean, but you need a strong ox for a large harvest.
Proverbs 27:5-6, 9, 14 & 17 NLT
5 An open rebuke is better than hidden love! 6 Wounds from a sincere friend are better than many kisses from an enemy.
9 The heartfelt counsel of a friend is as sweet as perfume and incense.
14 A loud and cheerful greeting early in the morning will be taken as a curse!
17 As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend..
Proverbs 28:23 NLT
In the end, people appreciate honest criticism far more than flattery.
Proverbs 29:5 NLT
To flatter friends is to lay a trap for their feet.
Constancy, Carefulness, Candor, Counsel, Time, Serve, Covenant, Security, Humility, Disciple, Adversity, Grace, Struggle…
- The unique necessity of friendship
- Discovery of friendship
- Forging and building of a friendship
- Where we get the power for friendship
Colossians 3:13 NLT
13 Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others.