"Friending" Part One: The Foundation of Friendship

Scripture References:

Hebrews 10:24-25

Proverbs 13:20

Proverbs 17:17

Worship Bulletin 08/02/15

Sermon Notes:

“The Foundation of Friendship”

Proverbs 17:17

Part 1 of “Friending”

A Series on Relationships

August 2, 2015


Key Thought for Series: “Show me your FRIENDS and I’ll show you your FUTURE.” (Prov. 13:20)


List your five closest friends:

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Friendship Defined: “Friends love through all kinds of weather, and families stick together in all kinds of trouble.” (Prov. 17:17, MSG)


Why are Friendships Declining?


1. Increasing WORK hours.

2. Rising DIVORCE rates.

3. Explosion of SOCIAL MEDIA.


Rediscovering the Lost Art of Friendship:


Be PRESENT. (Heb. 10:24-25)

Get OPEN. (James 5:16)