One Day I Prayed for Friends, and This Is What Happened
My soon-to-be husband asked if I had prayed and asked God for friends when I first got saved. It wasn’t just about meeting more people or making more “friends,” it was about praying for the right people who God knew would be good for me.
How Do You Pray for Friends?
Despite the words, I believed God knew what my heart desired. After a few years, we felt called to move across the country, and I thought I’d never make friends like that again.
And So I Prayed for Friends… Again
I prayed for friends, but not in a desperate manner; rather, it was a period of prayer and waiting for God to bring the right people into my life; we meet friends by God’s hand through faith.
Have You Prayed for Friends?
I had a desire for Christian friends, so I asked God for them. Could you use some help in a particular area of your life? Have you been burned by friends in the past and feel resigned to going it alone? Do you want a mentor or more variety in your friendships?
Can I pray to God for friends?
Almighty God, for this life and the life to come, we entrust all who are dear to us to thy never-failing care and love, knowing that thou art doing for them better things than we can desire or pray for; through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen. Lord, please give my treasured friend love and blessings without end.
How do I pray for true friends?
Dear God, please give my children compassionate hearts, help them to see situations from all perspectives and to treat others as they would want to be treated. Give them a friendly and kind spirit, and may they greet friends with a smile.
What does God say about friendship?
#3 John 15:13 NIV Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. Proverbs 18:24 NIV A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 13:20 NIV He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harms.
Why did God give you friends?
That’s Why GOD Gave Us Friends! Someone to be true to us, whether near or far away. Someone to hold and treasure in our hearts.
What is a good prayer for healing?
Loved God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, strengthen the hands of my healers, and bless the methods used to cure me; give me such faith in the power of your grace that I may put my complete trust in you even when I am afraid; through our Savior Jesus Christ, Amen.
How do you give someone a blessing?
This kind of light is needed in the world to illuminate the darkness.
- Give the Greatest Gift of Love.
- Abundant in Every Good Work.
- Look After Others’ Interests.
- Practice the Golden Rule.
- Take Time to Pray for Others.
- We are blessed to bless others!
- Forgive Those Who Hurt You.
How do you write a blessing message?
And if you have any additional blessings that aren’t on this list, please share them in the comments section!
- U201cEvery day I feel is a blessing from God.
- U201cLife is not always easy to live, but the opportunity to do so is a blessing beyond comprehension.
- U201cMy life has been a blessing.u201d u2013
What is a prayer for peace?
I trust your Love God, and know that you will heal this stress, just as the sun rises each day against the darkness of night.
What are some friendship quotes?
Friendship Quotes in a Hurry
- Friendship is another word for love. –
- It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. –
- The only way to have a friend is to be one. –
- The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
What are the signs of true friendship?
15 Telltale Signs That Your Friendship Is Genuine
- A true friend is someone who notices the little things.
- They show up when it matters.
- They follow up.
- They’re dependable.
- They always support you.
- They applaud your success.
- They are not threatened by your success.
What are the three types of friendships?
It is common to follow Aristotle (Nicomachean Ethics, Book VIII) in distinguishing three types of friendship: friendships of pleasure, utility, and virtue in philosophical discussions of friendship.
Who is a true friend?
A true friend is someone you can rely on in any situation; while they may occasionally give you advice you don’t want to hear, a true friend will never purposefully lead you down the wrong path; they tell it like it is while presenting the truth in a way that is easy to receive.
Why did God take my friends away?
Remember that God has a plan for everyone’s life, including yours, and that plan may take them away from you; everything happens for a reason. They may need to fulfill their God-given purpose elsewhere.
What does the Bible say about friends turning against you?
2. John 13:18. “I am not referring to all of you; I know whom I have chosen,” says Jesus, “but this is to fulfill this passage of Scripture: “He who shared my bread has turned sup>[/sup>sup>a/sup>sup>sup>sup>sup>sup>sup>sup>sup>sup>sup>sup>sup>sup>sup>sup>sup>sup
What God says about bad friends?
Proverbs 18:24 One who surrounds himself with untrustworthy friends will soon perish, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.