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Sermon: "Seek Good Friends"

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This sermon about friendship uses David's friendship with Jonathan (1 Sam. 18-20) as a case study for good friendship.

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Sermon: "Seek Good Friends"

  1. 1. SEEK GOOD FRIENDS
  2. 2. SEEK GOOD FRIENDS 1. A Case Study 2. Components 3. Caution 4. A Call
  3. 3. A Case Study 1 Samuel 18-20 ! The bond vs. the bitter A man who has friends must himself be friendly, But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. — Proverbs 18:24
  4. 4. Components of Good Friendship 1. Sanctity – 1 Sam. 20:42; Luke 10:25, 37 2. Sacrifice – 1 Sam. 18:4; 2 Sam. 1:26; John 15:13 3. Selflessness – 1 Sam. 20:31; Phil. 2:3-4 4. Standing Up – 1 Sam. 19:4-5; 20:32 5. Sharing – Rom. 12:9, 15 6. Support (from Scripture) – Prov. 27:5-6, 9, 17 7. Sincerity – Prov. 17:17; 27:10
  5. 5. Word of Caution for Friendships Do not be deceived: “Evil company corrupts good habits.” — 1 Cor. 15:33 Prov. 13:20; 22:24-25
  6. 6. The Call to Friendship The greatest Friend you’ll ever find (John 15:13-15) James 4:4; Eph. 5:11
  7. 7. SEEK GOOD FRIENDS 1. A Case Study 2. Components 3. Caution 4. A Call
  8. 8. SEEK GOOD FRIENDS

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