Friendship: Christian

Christian friendships center around God’s trademark, love.

What characteristics of God’s love should we give and receive within our Christlike friendships?

  1. Sacrificially
    1. Never selfish
      1. “Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friend” (John 15:13 NIV).
    2. Unconditional Acceptance
      1. Accepting each other’s weaknesses and imperfections.
        1. “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity” (Proverbs 17:17 NIV).
    3.  Trustworthy
      1. Sharing complete truthfulness.
      2.  “A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother” (Proverbs 18:24 NIV).

Walk with your friend Jesus, and be an authentic friend.