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David and Jonathan - a Christian perspective
David and Jonathan are one of the best pictures of a deep and abiding friendship that we have from the Old Testament. They protected and loved each other in all that they did. This verse says that they were even of one spirit.

"Iron sharpens iron" in the Bible: Proverbs 27:17
A good friend is not someone who necessarily agrees with everything you do and say--it's somebody who lovingly challenges you to be a better person. We grow in maturity when we can test our thoughts and ideas against another person, and when we're open to correction when we're wrong.

A friend loves at all times - a Christian perspective
A true friend is one who sticks with you no matter what the circumstances--his or her love is not dependent on things going well.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries, Inc. - How To Be Unforgettable - #8299 | Radio Program | A Life That Matters
Don’t you just love to get telemarketing calls? Not! Millions of people have put themselves on a “do not call” list because we just don’t like having our lives encumbered with people who have only one interest–you’re a customer and they’ve got something to sell.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries, Inc. - A Friend They Won't Forget - #8272 | Radio Program | A Life That Matters
I learned a lot from my former pastor, Bill Johnson, including a simple way to be the person who cares. He told me about passing Tom in the hall between Sunday services, and he asked the obligatory question, “How you doin’?” And Tom gave the expected answer, “Fine, Pastor.” Well, something didn’t sound right. Pastor Bill stopped in the middle of his busiest time of the week and he said, “Are you really, Tom?” Tom wasn’t doing well at all. His personal world was like caving in, and his pastor was able to be the caring person that he so desperately needed.

Friendship: An Interview with Amy Baker
Nancy and Dr. Amy Baker take an in-depth look at friendship. You will learn how to build up and invest in the lives of others, and harmful patterns to avoid. With the help of this series, you can enjoy intimate friendships that glorify God.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The Right Word For Sex - #4082
Our word for today from the Word of God comes from the Inventor of sex, who is, of course, God Himself. Our world seems to have forgotten who invented sex - and that the Inventor knows best.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The Great Cheerleader Shortage - #5244
One problem is that spiritual leaders usually appear to be strong. They have to. They look like they have everything together. But let me assure you, they struggle more than they ever show. I know many of them. They struggle with discouragement, weariness, temptation, failure feelings, and with the great temptation to give up. You could make a difference if you asked God for radar to see a way that you could minister to one of His leaders.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The Excitement Of Being A Builder - #3943
You build up people in your world when you make them feel valuable when they're with you, when you compliment them, when you take interest in what matters to them, when you pray with them, when you tell them what you appreciate about them. How are you doing on using those building tools in the lives that are closest to you?

Our Faithful Friend: John Sloan
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