3 Essential Qualities of a Good Friend

For You From The Word

If one falls down, his friend can help him up. (Ecclesiastes 4:10)

For You To Think About

good friends talkingGood friends come in all shapes and sizes. But most people agree that a good friend exhibits at least three qualities.

  1. Loyalty. A good friend will stick by you even if times get hard. You can count on her.
    If one falls down, his friend can help him up. (Ecclesiastes 4:10)
  2. Acceptance. A good friend accepts you as you are. She’s OK with your strengths and weaknesses. She’s OK that you’ll have good days and bad days.
    A friend loves at all times. (Proverbs 17:17)
  3. Honesty. A good friend is genuine. She’ll keep your confidences and she won’t betray you.
    Wounds from a friend can be trusted. (Proverbs 27:6)

Having a dependable friend can even save lives. 83% women who terminated pregnancies say they would have made a different decision if they’d had support from a special friend during pregnancy.

For You To Pray

Loving Father,
Raise up caring volunteers to become Birthmothers Friends. Help them be loyal, accepting, and honest with the pregnant women they serve.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.



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