Water for the Thirsty
Weekly Devotional

Water for the Thirsty

The A–Z of Friendship

Weekly Devotional

‘As the deer pants for streams of water so my soul pants for you, O God’. (Psalm 42:1)
‘…Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, "If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink”…’ (John 7:37)

6th May 2012

  1. A friend – Accepts you as you are
  2. A friend – Believes in you
  3. A friend – Calls you just to say hello
  4. A friend – Doesn’t give up on you
  5. A friend – Envisions the whole of you
  6. A friend – Forgives your mistakes
  7. A friend – Gives unconditionally
  8. A friend – Helps you
  9. A friend – Invites you over
  10. A friend – Just likes to be with you
  11. A friend – Keeps you close at heart
  12. A friend – Loves you for who you are
  13. A friend – Makes a difference in your life
  14. A friend – Never judges you
  15. A friend – Offers you support
  16. A friend – Picks you up when you are down
  17. A friend – Quiets your tears
  18. A friend – Respects you
  19. A friend – Says nice things about you
  20. A friend – Tells you the truth when you need to hear it
  21. A friend – Understands you
  22. A friend – Values you
  23. A friend – Walks beside you
  24. A friend – Xplains things you don’t understand
  25. A friend – Yells at you when you need to listen
  26. A friend – Zaps you back to reality

No wonder the Scripture says,

‘A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity’. (Proverbs 17:17)
‘Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice’. (Proverbs 27:9)

Have a good week being a friend.

Pastor Barry

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