Bible Verses & Quotes About Friendship, Good Friends, Bad Friends, Christian Friends, Friendship with God, Friendship & Love, Friendship & Forgiveness, True Christian Friends

Proverbs 12:26 “The godly give good advice to their friends; the wicked lead them astray.” (NLT)



2 Corinthians 1:4 “Who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God.” (NIV)

Provers 27:17 “As iron sharpens iron, So a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.” (NKJV)

Proverbs 15:22 “Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.” (NIV)

Proverbs 20:6 “Many will say they are loyal friends, but who can find one who is truly reliable?” (NLT)

Proverbs 22:11 “Whoever loves a pure heart and gracious speech will have the king as a friend.” (NLT)

Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work: If one falls down, his friend can help him up.” (NIV)

“I went out to find a friend,
But could not find one there.
I went out to be a friend,
And friends were everywhere!” (Unkown)

What NOT to do in a Good Friendship ~ How Friendship Goes Sour
Proverbs 16:28 “A perverse man stirs up dissension, and a gossip separates close friends.” (NIV)

Proverbs 17:9 “He who covers over an offense promotes love, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.” (NIV)




Psalm 55:12-14 “It is not an enemy who taunts me – I could bear that. It is not my foes who so arrogantly insult me – I could have hidden from them. Instead, it is you – my equal, my companion and close friend. What good fellowship we once enjoyed as we walked together to the house of God.” (NLT)

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Bible Verses about Restoration, Restoring: God’s Restoration of Marriage, Friendships

Prayer for Friendships & Relationships
Romans 15:5 “May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you a spirit of unity among yourselves as you follow Christ Jesus.” (NIV)

Choose Your Friends Carefully: Beware of Negative Influences as well as Friendship with the World.
Proverbs 13:20 “He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harms.” (NIV)

Proverbs 22:24-25 “Do not associate with a man given to anger; Or go with a hot-tempered man, Or you will learn his ways And find a snare for yourself.” (NASB)
James 4:4 “…Don’t you realize that friendship with the world makes you an enemy of God? I say it again: If you want to be a friend of the world, you make yourself an enemy of God.” (NLT)
Psalm 119:63 “I am a friend to all who fear you, to all who follow your precepts.” (NIV)

Friendship with God, Friendship with Jesus, Being Friends with God, Being Friends with Jesus.
God is the best and greatest friend we can ever have.
John 15:12-15 “This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. You are My friends if you do whatever I command you. No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I heard from My Father I have made known to you.” (NKJV)

James 4:8 “Come close to God, and God will come close to you. Wash your hands, you sinners; purify your hearts, for your loyalty is divided between God and the world.” (NLT)
James 4:8 “Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you.” (KJV)
Proverbs 3:32 “Such wicked people are detestable to the LORD, but he offers his friendship to the godly.” (NLT)
Luke 5:20 “When Jesus saw their faith, he said, “Friend, your sins are forgiven.” ” (NIV)

2 Corinthians 7:1 “Since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God.” (NIV)
Romans 5:10 “For since our friendship with God was restored by the death of his Son while we were still his enemies, we will certainly be saved through the life of his Son.” (NLT)

Bible Verses about Jesus Being Our Friend, Your Friend, Our Best Friend
2 Peter 3:14 “So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with him.” (NIV)





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