Thought this would be a nice quote for today. Short and sweet, and comforting. The next time someone says a kind word to you, or helps you out, or comes up along side of you as a true friend, know that this is one of God’s ways of taking care of us.
“Friends are God’s way of taking care of us”. – Anonymous
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.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they … Continue reading