Being A Friend
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A man of too many friends comes to ruin, But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity.
"No longer do I call you slaves, for the slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I have heard from My Father I have made known to you. "Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends. "This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you.read more.
"You are My friends if you do what I command you.
He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm.
Do not associate with a man given to anger; Or go with a hot-tempered man, Or you will learn his ways And find a snare for yourself.
Do not be deceived: "Bad company corrupts good morals."
Now it came about when he had finished speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as himself. Saul took him that day and did not let him return to his father's house. Then Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself.
A perverse man spreads strife, And a slanderer separates intimate friends.
He who conceals a transgression seeks love, But he who repeats a matter separates intimate friends.
Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor. For if either of them falls, the one will lift up his companion. But woe to the one who falls when there is not another to lift him up. Furthermore, if two lie down together they keep warm, but how can one be warm alone?read more.
And if one can overpower him who is alone, two can resist him. A cord of three strands is not quickly torn apart.
Better is open rebuke Than love that is concealed. Faithful are the wounds of a friend, But deceitful are the kisses of an enemy.
Draw near to God and He will draw near to you Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
You adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. "By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another."
and the Scripture was fulfilled which says, "AND ABRAHAM BELIEVED GOD, AND IT WAS RECKONED TO HIM AS RIGHTEOUSNESS," and he was called the friend of God.
Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.
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