A fool shall have no friend, and there shall be no thanks for his good deeds.
Listen Archives Podcast Watch on Lightsource. The Marks of a True Friend Did you know that the deepest need of the human heart is for intimacy? That's just another way of saying friendship. Now, I'm not talking about casual acquaintances or false friends, but true friends.
Let me give you three marks of a true friend. How to Know a True Friend A true friend sharpens. He will make you a sharper person, a better person. False friends dull your life, blunt your influence, and drag you down. Anybody who makes it easier for you to do wrong is not a true friend.
One of the true tests of any friendship is asking yourself, "Am I a better person for having known this person? A true friend is steadfast. We read in Proverbs Life is like a ship.
Some people get on and off board very easily. Some will stay on board as long as everything is sailing smoothly; but let the rough weather come, and they will abandon the ship. A true friend is the one who will stick with you. A true friend stabs.
You say, "I don't want to be stabbed. That is, he will tell you the truth and won't give you hypocritical kisses when he needs to do a little spiritual surgery on you. Flattery is not true friendship. A true friend cares enough to confront. How to Be a True Friend True friends are built.
You don't make them overnight. Friendships are not toadstools; they are oak trees. Love one another, as I have loved you" John Now, that's the principle, but let me give you five secrets that come from it.
If you will practice these, you will make you a great friend. The Bible says in Ephesians 1: Jesus accepted the disciples. He said, "Ye have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you Give them your full heart and attention. When you talk to people, listen to them also. Look them in the eye.
Understand that people are important. They're a soul for whom Christ died. When we acknowledge others, we're saying, "You're important to me. I acknowledge your presence and your importance. I got an e-mail from my son recently. It brought tears to my eyes because he said, "Dad, I'm just so grateful for the heritage that I have.
It didn't take him but a few minutes to write that little message, but it meant so much to me. Folks, you're lying if you say you don't want to be appreciated. Tell your husband, your wife, your children, or your friends that they are appreciated.
Appreciation is for what people do; affirmation is for who people are. The Lord Jesus affirmed His disciples over and over again. It doesn't mean you approve of everything a person does when you affirm them.True love is identifying the needs and desires of another person and striving to meet those needs regardless of our disposition.
This is why the verse states that charity or Biblical love . The bible is written in a symbolic, cryptic & numerical code. This is the Christian Bible Code of both testaments! Love Worth Finding with Adrian Rogers is a listener-supported ministry broadcasting in over countries with the message that Jesus Christ is the greatest Love worth finding.
About Adrian Rogers Dr. Adrian Rogers, preacher/teacher of Love Worth Finding Ministries, had a zeal and love for Jesus that resonated in every message. Aug 10, · Home» 10 ways to love» bible quotes» definition of love» how to find your true love» love» meaning of love» 10 Ways to Love According to the Bible 10 Ways to Love According to the Bible ADVERTISEMENTS.
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