If you fall, your friend can help you up. But if you fall without having a friend nearby, you are really in trouble.
(Ecclesiastes 4:10 – CEV)
Proverbs 17:17; 18:24
“When you’re down in troubles and you need some love and care… And nothing, nothing is going right. Close your eyes and think of me… And soon I will be there to brighten up even your darkest night…”
Those are some lines of my favorite song lyrics, ‘You’ve Got a Friend’. Written by Carole King in 1971, this song was popularized by many great singers such as Celine Dion, Michael Jackson, Billy Crawford, etc.
But that was not the reason why we love it. The message of the song is beautiful. It is an old song about friendship that have no boundaries and about a friend who will always there when you are in need.
Having good friends is a blessing. People feel lonely and miserable without any friend. Therefore, be grateful when you have friends, regardless of age, gender, or economical status. Jesus, our best and closest friend, has set a good example for us to follow; He loves us all, His friends, sincerely and even laid down His life for us (1 John 3:16). Now it is our turn to live and love our friends as we love ourselves.
“For friends you gave me, I thank you. For their helps and assistance through harderst time, I thank you. Help us to have a good time together so that our friendship be longlasting. For your name is glorius, and for your love to us is fair. Amen.”
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