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Shows Main Idea – How do you tell if someone is a true friend? What should you expect of your friendships? In this episode, we explore the basic elements of friendship that are often not considered.
8:18 What should our Christian friendships be built upon?
9:00 The primary reason for our friendships is to strengthen our relationship with Christ – Proverbs 27:17
10:15 To be encouraging, must we only say “nice” or “pretty” things to one another?
11:30 Proverbs 27:6
12:35 Don’t believe your own press
13:00 Why Simon Cowell deserves respect
14:40 Exodus 17:11-12
16:00 Getting to the Heart of Friendships by Amy Baker
Some friendship orientations that are not necessarily helpful from Amy’s book:
22:30 Matthew 26:50
24:00 I can’t love someone well if I need what they have
28:10 “Radio silence and distancing are not a form of humility” (quote from above-linked article)
30:04 Psalm 55:12
30:45 “Nice” is not a spiritual gift
33:00 Even if someone is unkind to you in their delivery of hard truth, ask the Lord if they might be a minister of grace in your life.
33:32 Galatians 2:11
34:50 Romans 2:4