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A Friend Indeed

Who can advise you as to how you should respond to a friend who is going through a difficult trial? Who better than the Biblical character Job, who knew something about it? In Job 6:14 he speaks a word for … Continue reading

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A Friend Who Is Near

When distress is near, you need God to be nearer still. This was David’s desire in Psalm 22:11, where he prays: “Be not far from me, for trouble is near.” Notice the parallel: the “trouble” (the Hebrew word can mean … Continue reading

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A Faithful Friend

Proverbs 17:17 says, “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” The Bible describes a true friend as one who is constant and faithful. He does not merely love when it is popular, convenient, or … Continue reading

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