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Powered by 4 - September 17, 2015

  • 2015 Sep 17


Faithful, Wise Friend

Today's reading: 1 Kings 1:1-27

Two things came to the forefront as I read our passage today. The first was how David's failure to discipline his children, once again, causes significant problems within his family and for the nation of Israel. The second item—and the one that really drew my attention—was how important it is for us to have one or more close, godly friends who aren't afraid to speak into our lives. David is now very old and no longer physically active, and in this state, he is vulnerable. But David’s longtime friend and godly advisor, Nathan, is watching and steps in to intervene in the situation with Adonijah which could have been disastrous for David and nation of Israel.

Why is it so important to have godly friends and advisors? What’s your experience with either being one of those godly friends like Nathan, or having a friend like him? Is there someone who needs your friendship right now? Tami

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