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45 Bible Verses about Family And Friends
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But you will be betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and they will put some of you to death,
A friend loves at all times,
And a brother is born for adversity.
“For even your brothers and the household of your father,
Even they have dealt treacherously with you,
Even they have cried aloud after you.
Do not believe them, although they may say nice things to you.”
A man of too many friends comes to ruin,
But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
I have become estranged from my brothers
And an alien to my mother’s sons.
Even my close friend in whom I trusted,
Who ate my bread,
Has lifted up his heel against me.
Do not forsake your own friend or your father’s friend,
And do not go to your brother’s house in the day of your calamity;
Better is a neighbor who is near than a brother far away.
And He did not let him, but He *said to him, “Go home to your people and report to them what great things the Lord has done for you, and how He had mercy on you.”
When I saw their fear, I rose and spoke to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people: “Do not be afraid of them; remember the Lord who is great and awesome, and fight for your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives and your houses.”
And He also went on to say to the one who had invited Him, “When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, otherwise they may also invite you in return and that will be your repayment.
The righteous is a guide to his neighbor,
But the way of the wicked leads them astray.
“Let everyone be on guard against his neighbor,
And do not trust any brother;
Because every brother deals craftily,
And every neighbor goes about as a slanderer.
And He said to them, “Truly I say to you, there is no one who has left house or wife or brothers or parents or children, for the sake of the kingdom of God,
Do not trust in a neighbor;
Do not have confidence in a friend.
From her who lies in your bosom
Guard your lips.
“Return to your house and describe what great things God has done for you.” So he went away, proclaiming throughout the whole city what great things Jesus had done for him.
All the brothers of a poor man hate him;
How much more do his friends abandon him!
He pursues them with words, but they are gone.
“If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.
The Lord restored the fortunes of Job when he prayed for his friends, and the Lord increased all that Job had twofold.
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.
“He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.
God makes a home for the lonely;
He leads out the prisoners into prosperity,
Only the rebellious dwell in a parched land.
So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.
For my father and my mother have forsaken me,
But the Lord will take me up.
There was a certain man without a dependent, having neither a son nor a brother, yet there was no end to all his labor. Indeed, his eyes were not satisfied with riches and he never asked, “And for whom am I laboring and depriving myself of pleasure?” This too is vanity and it is a grievous task.
“He has removed my brothers far from me,
And my acquaintances are completely estranged from me.
And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or farms for My name’s sake, will receive many times as much, and will inherit eternal life.
And you, Pashhur, and all who live in your house will go into captivity; and you will enter Babylon, and there you will die and there you will be buried, you and all your friends to whom you have falsely prophesied.’”
But He answered and said to them, “My mother and My brothers are these who hear the word of God and do it.”
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- Hurt And Betrayal
- Keeping Christ's Commands
- Leaving Parents For Spouse
- Losing A Friend
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- Mothers And Sons
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- Parents Being Wrong
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- Protecting Your Family
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