A Prayer A Day 12/1/2015 He’s Truly A Friend, Are You?
(Proverbs 18:24 “A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.”)
There is a song that we sing in our churches and in reflecting on today’s scripture verse, is this true for many of us that belt out the words with enthusiasm? “I am a friend of God. I am a friend of God. I am a friend of God He calls me friend….. I am a friend of God. I am a friend of God. I am a friend of God He calls me friend.” Do you have a really close friend or as they say today, a BFF? Would you ignore that friend and not talk to him or her and still say this is my really close friend, my best friend forever? Some of us have friends that we would not miss one day talking to. Some of us have friends that we will spend hours and hours talking to on the phone, and in today’s culture, texting from our cellphones. This friend that we have knows all there is to know about us and vice versa and we would go above and beyond for this friend without hesitation. No one could ever say anything bad to us about that friend and we would not believe anything anyone said to discredit them. When they cry, we cry. When they hurt, we hurt. When they laugh, we laugh and when they speak, we listen intently. Is this true of your friendship with the Lord? This is what Jesus wants to mean to us. He wants to be that friend that you run to and tell all your secrets to, He wants to be that friend you cry your heart out to when you are hurt or are in dismay. He wants to be that friend that you laugh with. He wants …..(click link to read prayer. (Please Share) http://conta.cc/1jwMLnX