A Christian World View of Friendship

Restoring Honor Starts Here

Proverbs 18:24 (NIV)

24  A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who IMG_0374sticks closer than a brother.

We recently listened to the January 27th sermon podcast from Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in California.

Pastor Zelt points out that one can have many companions, but these do not constitute “friends.”

He asks, who has checked their Facebook today.  He also shared some statistics:   the average number of friends is 130; one in every 13 people on this planet has a Facebook page; Half of them log in every day;  71% of internet users are on Facebook; 50% of 18-34 age range –> checking FB is the first thing they do every day, and 28% of them do it while they are still in bed.

We have many, many companions…but not many friends, real friends. The Pastor goes on to relate the story of

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