Wednesday, June 11, 2014

What Kind of Friend?

Proverbs 27:5-6
Open rebuke is better than secret love.
 Faithful are the wounds of a friend; 
but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

What kind of a friend am I?
These verses remind me of the duty of a friend.
Do I give godly rebuke?
Do I receive the rebuke of others?

It is so much easier not to "rock the boat."
It is easier to get angry at a friend then to deal with my pride and sin.

But who longs for flattery,
for false loyalty,
for a superficial friendship?

It is not easy,
but it is good!

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