What is a Real Friend
“A friend is a rainbow when your life is cloudy” ~Maya Angelou
According to God and the wisest people that have ever lived…
A friend is completely trustworthy. (16:28)
A friend is quick to show forgiveness. (17:9)
A friend always shows love. (17:17)
A friend is closer than family. (18:24)
A friend always means well. (27:6)
A friend can touch your heart. (27:9)
Remember a time when you needed a friend or were a friend to someone in need. Explain.
Read James 4:1,2. According to these verses why are friendships so hard to maintain?
Read Eph. 4:1-6. When applied how might these verses help us to be better friends?
Read John 15:9-15. What do these verses say about Jesus being our friend?
In what ways can you be a better friend? Who can you reach out to today? Who do you need to forgive?