Friendship And Trust
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Do not rely on a friend;
don’t trust in a close companion.
Seal your mouth
from the woman who lies in your arms.
Everyone has to be on guard against his friend.
Don’t trust any brother,
for every brother will certainly deceive,
and every friend spread slander.
The wounds of a friend are trustworthy,
but the kisses of an enemy are excessive.
Even my friend in whom I trusted,
one who ate my bread,
has raised his heel against me.
that is, to be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith, both yours and mine.
The secret counsel of the Lord
is for those who fear Him,
and He reveals His covenant to them.
In the morning they got up early and went out to the wilderness of Tekoa. As they were about to go out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, “Hear me, Judah and you inhabitants of Jerusalem. Believe in Yahweh your God, and you will be established; believe in His prophets, and you will succeed.”
An offended brother is harder to reach
than a fortified city,
and quarrels are like the bars of a fortress.
Many a man proclaims his own loyalty,
but who can find a trustworthy man?
A man with many friends may be harmed,
but there is a friend who stays closer than a brother.
Do not love the world or the things that belong to the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him.
You will even be betrayed by parents, brothers, relatives, and friends. They will kill some of you.
My son, fear the Lord, as well as the king,
and don’t associate with rebels,
Trusting an unreliable person in a difficult time
is like a rotten tooth or a faltering foot.
In the fear of the Lord one has strong confidence
and his children have a refuge.
Don’t make friends with an angry man,
and don’t be a companion of a hot-tempered man,
Then Saul’s son Jonathan came to David in Horesh and encouraged him in his faith in God,
But you, dear friends, as you build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit,
Don’t abandon your friend or your father’s friend,
and don’t go to your brother’s house
in your time of calamity;
better a neighbor nearby than a brother far away.
Therefore encourage one another and build each other up as you are already doing.
Be in agreement with one another. Do not be proud; instead, associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own estimation.
The Lord spoke with Moses face to face, just as a man speaks with his friend. Then Moses would return to the camp, but his assistant, the young man Joshua son of Nun, would not leave the inside of the tent.
- Abandoning Friends
- Bad Counsel
- Bad Friends
- Bad Influence
- Being A Friend
- Believing In Yourself
- Best Friends
- Best friend
- Encouraging One Another
- Encouraging Others
- Fake Friends
- Family And Friends
- Friends Failing
- Friendship And Love
- Friendship Kjv
- God's Things Revealed
- Good Friends
- Hurt And Betrayal
- Losing A Friend
- Losing Friends
- Protecting Your Family
- Self Esteem
- True Friends
- Trusting Other People
- Trusting Others
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