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10 Signs You Have a Godly Friendship

A true sister in Christ is a diamond in the rocks. If you’ve got a friendship like this, consider yourself blessed!

 

1. She’s the first person you message when the pastor confirms everything you guys just talked about the day before.

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2. Conversations turn into sermons and now you’re both preachin’…

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3. You might be introverted or maybe feeling down, but when she calls, it awakens your spirit.

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4. You can talk about anything at any hour and it always becomes edifying.

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5. She prays with you…

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6. She tells you the gospel truth no matter what because she loves you.

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7. Especially when guys are out of line…

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8. She’s trustworthy and has no part in the gossip game.

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9. When your favorite worship song comes on, it’s like…

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10. And even though you guys may not get to see each other as much as you’d like, there’s no distance in the spirit. You’re still as close as ever…

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So what does the Bible say that applies to having a best friend in Christ?

  • She’s loyal: “A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother (or sister).” (Proverbs 18:24)
  • She’s selfless: “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” (John 15:13)
  • She’s edifying: “Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.” (Proverbs 27:17) And: “Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” (1 Thessalonians 5:11)
  • She’s a good influence: “Do not be deceived: ‘Bad company ruins good morals.'” (1 Corinthians 15:33)
  • She’s honest: “Better is open rebuke than hidden love. Faithful are the wounds of a friend; profuse are the kisses of an enemy.” (Proverbs 27:5-6)
  • She loves you wholeheartedly: “Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” (1 Peter 4:8-10)

 

What do you believe are important qualities of a godly friendship? Comment below!

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9 Comments

  1. ani9874

    Posted by ani9874 on April 10, 2016 at 16:07

    Does this work for guys as well? I feel closer to guys than girls!

  2. MerMaid24

    Posted by MerMaid24 on February 13, 2016 at 10:22

    Makes me think of my friend! 🙂

  3. ringronies

    Posted by ringronies on February 8, 2016 at 06:51

    I don’t really have a Godly best friend, or even a best friend in general.. I’m just praying that God will bring me a Godly girl I can call a best friend soon.

    • Project Inspired

      Posted by Brilliantly_Made on March 21, 2016 at 21:21

      Hello! just wanted to say that I can relate to how you feel. I am in the same boat right now, but am really praying and trusting God will bring or lead me to the right people! I pray the same for you, be encouraged!

  4. slivingston

    Posted by slivingston on February 4, 2016 at 06:44

    So glad I ran into this post and you, Nicole, through a post on FB. Love your mission and message to young women! 🙂

  5. Thubabe

    Posted by Thubabe on February 1, 2016 at 08:02

    GIRL, BYE!

  6. Project Inspired

    Posted by heartberry365 on January 28, 2016 at 09:59

    my bestie and i are soo there. love her aoo much

  7. PrayerWarrior

    Posted by PrayerWarrior on January 27, 2016 at 16:59

    I’m noticing in general, even my christian friends have no real desire to have a deep relationship with God.

    Anyone else need a Godly friendship?