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Value of Friendship 

“We should hang out sometime. We really should keep in touch.”    Conversations like these are often when we realize that a once-vibrant friendship is faltering. Circumstances have changed, and as much as we speak of the desire, neither of us is willing to go out of our way to maintain the relationship. But while it […]

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Friends with Non–Protestant Reformed People

Is it spiritually dangerous for a young believer to have friends from other denominations/faiths? How should we interact with family members we value who hold different faiths, for example Roman Catholics?  Spiritual danger really amounts to this: Is it a temptation to sin? Is friendship with a non–Protestant Reformed person an enticement to sin? Undoubtedly, […]

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Making Friends of Unrighteous Mammon

In Luke 16:9, Jesus says, “Make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness; that, when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations.”   This was a passage our family came along in family devotions, and it confused all of us. Obviously, it is inconsistent with Jesus’ holy character that he would encourage friendship […]

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Seeking friends after God’s own heart

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be friends with someone whom God calls “a man after my own heart”? Would that sort of friend be desirable for you? Or would it be a bit too intimidating to hang around with someone whom God holds in such esteem? After all, such a […]

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Church Unity and Friends

Most of us have friends. Many of us have close friends. Some of these friends are true and sincere friends. Most likely, however, many of those whom we consider to be “friends” are actually just loose connections from Snapchat or Instagram, rather than someone we would consider to be a close friend.  So, what do […]

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Friends

The first day of high school is always difficult. This is because you do not know that many people and those that were in your class before are probably not in all of your new classes. By the end of the first week you know the names of everyone in your classes and you have […]

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Friends

Friends are an important part of every teenager’s life. All teenagers have a group of friends they hang around with. However, being a true friend is not only having a few good friends you have fun with, it also involves people you don’t always hang around with, those who aren’t in your particular circle of […]

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Fellowship and Our Friends

Summary by Arthur Wyma One of the privileges which we as Christian youth may enjoy in this world is that of having fellowship in friends.  But choosing our friends is often a difficult task, for we may never choose our friends from out of the world.  In fact, it is impossible to enjoy true friendship […]

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