The Love of a Friend

The Love of a Friend

The Love of a Friend
by Tammy Karasek

Photo courtesy of www.rgbstock.com

Photo courtesy of www.rgbstock.com

 

“A friend loves at all times,”
Proverbs 17:17a (ESV)

Do you have a friend or friends in your life who you know, no matter what, you can count on? Maybe you have gone through a rough patch and your friend or friends were there before you even knew you needed them. These types of friends are true blessings to our lives.

 

“but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.”
Proverbs 18:24b (ESV)

“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.”
John 15:13 (ESV)

Laying down one’s life also means giving of our time, talent or money sacrificially to help someone else. I’ve been fortunate to have several friends in my life who have “laid down their lives” for me, so to speak. No, these friends haven’t given up their lives for me, but they did (more…)

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