15 Uplifting Bible Verses About Friendship
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
1 John 4:7
Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
A perverse person stirs up conflict, and a gossip separates close friends.
Anyone who withholds kindness from a friend forsakes the fear of the Almighty.
As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.
Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.
1 John 4:21
And he has given us this command: Anyone who loves God must also love their brother and sister.
Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor.
1 Corinthians 15:33
Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”
You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world means enmity against God? Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.
Do not forsake your friend or a friend of your family, and do not go to your relative’s house when disaster strikes you— better a neighbor nearby than a relative far away.
I long to see you so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong— that is, that you and I may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith.
‘Honor your father and mother,’ and ‘love your neighbor as yourself.’
- Sara Varughese