How to Create Godly Friends

Creating Godly friends is an important part of living a fulfilling and meaningful life, as well as a way to help you grow in your faith. Your church friends will eventually become family! Here are a few tips to help you build strong, supportive relationships with other believers:

  1. Live a life that aligns with the values and teachings of the Bible. This includes being kind, compassionate, and forgiving towards others, as well as being authentic, honest, and trustworthy in your relationships. When people see that you are living a life that reflects your faith, they will be more likely to be drawn to you and want to be your friend.
  2. Seek out and engage with other people who share your faith and values. This can include attending church, participating in Bible studies or prayer groups, or volunteering for ministry or service opportunities. Not only will you be able to connect with other believers, but you'll also be able to deepen your understanding of the Bible and its teachings.
  3. Be open and approachable. When you're open and approachable, people will be more likely to approach you and start a conversation. Smile, make eye contact and be open to talking about your faith and values.
  4. Show interest in others. Ask them about themselves and their interests. Show that you are genuinely interested in getting to know them better.
  5. Be a good listener. Listen to others when they talk. Show them that you care about what they have to say, and that you're interested in their life and their perspectives.
  6. Be consistent. Building friendships take time and effort. Make time for your friends regularly, don't be flaky and be consistent in your actions and words.

Remember that creating biblical friends is not about finding people who are just like you, but it's about finding people who share your values, and who will be supportive and encourage you to grow in your faith. Building a strong community of believers is an essential part of growing in your faith and understanding the Bible's teachings. Let's do life together.

Pastor Jody

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