A Friend Loves at All Times and a Brother is Born for Adversity

A common phrase for those who are friends during the good times is “fair weather friend”. I am sure we have all experienced fair weather friends during the course of our lives, especially if you have attained some new possession, wealth, popularity or a position of authority or influence. “Wow, I have so many friends!” But then what happens when you make a mistake, get into trouble, or lose your possessions and/or status? The way of the world is to befriend those who can help you, but this is not the Biblical nature of friendship.

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