Archive for the "Friends" Category

The Value of Friends

Posted by: Berean Wifein Christian Life, Friends, Women

I read this quite a while ago and found it very meaningful.  I appreciate how Noel Piper shared how the lack of deep friendships affected her and how being forced to make friends benefitted her.
An Appetizer for the Feast
by Noël Piper
Go ahead. Ask me what would make me happiest if I had a totally free …


Spaghetti Dinner

Posted by: Berean Wifein Children, Friends, Miscellaneous

Folks around here will be itching to get out and about by Saturday.  Snow is still on the ground in much of North Alabama.  It doesn’t look any different here at my house since it did Sunday night except that the snow has melted from the metal roof due to the house heat.  We have …


Previously when we were in a church with separate Sunday School and children’s activities, we had to limit the interaction of our children with others due to the poor example set by the other children.  I know that is mighty judgmental of us and we should be “ashamed” for putting what is best for our …


Time Is Urgent

Posted by: Berean Wifein Christian, Friends, Gospel, Salvation

There are several warnings in the Bible to take seriously the urgency of the gospel and the shortness of time. None of us know how long we have or how long those we meet may have. Just yesterday reading in our little county newspaper, I happened to notice that there were two 22 year olds …


Dangerous Friendships

Posted by: Berean Wifein Christian, Discernment, Friends

In the study I’ve done lately about friendships, the Bible has repeatedly warned about friendships with the world.

The tragic news about the Governor of South Carolina serves as warning to those who flaunt the Bible’s warnings. Even if your friend is not of the opposite sex, the world cannot help but try to pull believers …


We need to be careful of how we relate to the world and unbelievers. Although we are called to share the gospel, we are still warned repeatedly about how we are to use caution when we interact with the world. If we are not careful, unbelieving worldly people will lead us astray.

Even those that claim …


Whom does Jesus call His Friends?

Jesus calls Lazarus His friend.

John 11:11 After saying these things, he said to them, “Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep, but I go to awaken him.” ESV

Abraham was called God’s friend.

James 2:23 Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness”—and he was called a friend of God. …