Top 7 Bible Verses About Friends and Friendship

If it’s one thing the majority of people I know would agree upon it’s this: friends are needed. They may disagree on political topics, argue about the nature of man, and vehemently defend opposite religious positions, but these same people will for the most part unanimously agree that everyone needs friends. Loneliness was never part of God’s plan, which was the whole reason He created Eve for Adam (and vice versa). Those who do not seem to have friends and who are isolated are often people who s … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Being Lonely

Everyone feels lonely and alone at some point, as they pass through difficult times and seasons in their lives. The good news as Christians is that we don’t have to suffer through those moments on our own. The Lord has given us his word to comfort and sustain us even in the darkest hours. As David wrote in Psalm 23:4, “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” Keeping this in mind, here are m … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Keeping Promises

Keeping promises is extremely important in order to keep friends and family close to you. Sometimes, nothing else in the world will hurt as much as a broken promise or turning back from your word. Not surprisingly then, the Bible speaks about keeping promises quite a lot. God, after all, is One who always keeps his promises and is incapable of lying or deceiving anyone. He is always true to His word and always delivers on it. As such, we are to emulate Him and strive to maintain that kind of … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About God’s Timing

How hard it can be to trust in God’s timing. We are a people who want what we want and would prefer it right now. Sometimes it seems as if we are not even on God’s clock. Yet, there is never a time in which He is not aware of the desires of our hearts. He does, however, know better than we do, whether what we want to happen, is necessary or good for us. Sometimes his timing may be just the amount we need to see that what we thought we needed, we never did, or that the waiting made the receiving t … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Pleasing God

The best way to please God, first and foremost, is just to love Him. The Lord has shown himself to be a kind, loving, Father, full of grace. In the Bible, he goes out of his way to let us know that that we don’t have to jump through hoops to make him happy. He just wants children who follow his example of merciful love, and come home to Him at the end of every day. That’s what pleases Him most.Romans 12: Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of you … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About God’s Compassion

There really is no better declaration of compassion than the one Jesus made on the cross. The Lord saw that his people were headed for ruin and He could not bear it, so He set us free. The God of heaven ached over the thought of losing us. He was then, and will always be, a place of warmth, safety, love, and tender mercy. The Bible gives many examples of God’s compassion for His people. Read on for some verses that put his loving kindness on display.Psalm 147:3  He heals the br … [Read more...]