Qualities of a Good Friend – March 11th, 2018

Qualities of a Good Friend

Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 New International Version (NIV)
9 Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor:
10 If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up.

Genesis 2:18 New International Version (NIV)
18 The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.”


Proverbs 18:24 New International Version (NIV)
24 One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.


Proverbs 17:9 New International Version (NIV)
9 Whoever would foster love covers over an offense, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.


Proverbs 11:13 New International Version (NIV)
13 A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.


Proverbs 27:5-6 New International Version (NIV)
5 Better is open rebuke than hidden love.
6 Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses.

Proverbs 24:26 New International Version (NIV)
26 An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips.

Proverbs 27:9 New International Version (NIV)
9 Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice.


Proverbs 27:17 New International Version (NIV)
17 As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.


Proverbs 17:7 New International Version (NIV)
7 Eloquent lips are unsuited to a godless fool—how much worse lying lips to a ruler!


Proverbs 12:26 New International Version (NIV)
26 The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.

Leave a Reply