After the break, friend of the blog Omar “slim” White gives his unique perspective on friendship.
Ask yourself this, would the person you call your friend betray you for 1 billion dollars?
Many of us will label people as friends because we make money with them. Or because we laugh with them. Or because we party with them. These people should only be labeled as acquaintances, which are those who only served a particular purpose in your life.
The word friend should only be applied to those who view you as they view themselves. Meaning if you're "down" then they're "down". If you're "up" then they're "up". Anything done for you on their behalf is based solely on the love shared within that connection.
Always remember it has nothing to do with ulterior motives, so if your friend makes a kind gesture of any sort then it is never based on deception.
This type of bonding with another spiritual being is powerful.
As you begin to establish a connection with that person you may notice both of y'all "coincidentally" walking out the house with the same colored clothing. Or even calling each other at the same time. If someone is talking bad about you then your friend will get defensive as if they're the one being talked about.
Your friend can also sense when something is troubling you.
My brothers and sisters, these signs and many more provide the possibilities of when this type of bond is shared.
Friendship is a deep connection you share with that person which is different then romanticism.
Many people misconstrue the two because, technically, once you have sex with your friend then actually you're married. What we call marriage is just a simplified way of explaining that deeper bond shared with another person.
If you have someone in your life that fits this criteria of what a friend truly represents, then tag them and let them know you recognize their value.
Matthew 7:15-20: Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves. By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people pick grapes from thorn bushes, or figs from thistles? Likewise, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit. A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit. Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. Thus, by their fruit you will recognize them.
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