‘My heart is glad, and my tongue shouts His praises! My body rests in hope.’
- You have good reason to be glad and sing His praises. - The Lord is with you, let me remind you that HE IS WITH YOU! - Knowing this fact means that our bodies can rest in hope. - I speak rest, to your body, mind and heart today, in His precious Name.
Prayer: Lord, it is true, You are with me and I am not alone or abandoned. I give You praise, and I am so thankful for Your abiding presence in my life. I choose to rest in the hope I have in You. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Acts 2:25
‘I constantly fixed my eyes upon the Lord, because He is at my right hand in order that I may continue unshaken.’
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What Would The Characteristics Of An Ideal Friend Be?
December 23, 2019
WHAT WOULD THE CHARACTERISTICS OF AN IDEAL FRIEND BE?
Have you ever thought about this? Here are some ideals:
1. An ideal friend would be consistent and constant. 2. An ideal friend would always be available. 3. An ideal friend would always understand. 4. An ideal friend would always help. 5. An ideal friend would be able to carry your burden for you. 6. An ideal friend would always have the best advice. 7. An ideal friend would never let us down.
Proverbs 17:17 A true friend is always loyal.
It is quite something to consider these aspects.
HUMAN FRIENDSHIP IS FRAGILE
Humans are unable to deliver the kind of friendship we would call ideal. People will always let us down. Even the best and the longest standing friend will fail us and not live up to our expectations from time to time. The writer of the book of Psalms experienced this:
Psalm 41:9 Even my best friend has turned against me—a man I completely trusted; how often we ate together.
This is what makes human friendship such a delicate balance. Yet, each one of us is looking for someone we can completely trust, someone to whom we can entrust ourselves. There is Someone who wants to be our friend. Someone who can be trusted totally and completely.
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