Category Archives: bad friends

Am I a wise person or not?

The book of Proverbs chapters 1-7 devotes many verses to the high value of acquiring wisdom.  But another issue  rivals wisdom for Solomon’s attention! This vital topic occupies some 80 of these 186 verses. This is about  43 percent of … Continue reading

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On Friends Importing Temptation: Bluebirds Don’t Hang Out With Buzzards. It’s Better To Have Your Heart Broken Once By Walking Away, Than To Have It Break Daily Waiting For Chaff To Become Wheat Or Sin To Lose Its Stink. -fb, Carolyn McNeil, revised.

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Why Is It So Hard To Avoid Bad Friends?

  1. We love our sins 2. Without godly friends we take the path of least resistance – the easy, quick options 3. Without regular Bible reading and Christian teaching we lack the self-control to say “no” 4. Many believe Satan’s … Continue reading

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Date Wrong, Marry Wrong, Live Wrong

  Let’s suppose that a girl named Tanya had many talks with her mom growing up. They shared about what she wanted when she got married.  She wanted it to be similar to her parents’ home – Bible reading, clean conversation, … Continue reading

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Bed Bugs And Bad Friends Can Stick Around

  My good friend Jackson was telling me recently about his house being infested with bed bugs. It’s no laughing matter. Jackson related how these bed bugs bite you and draw blood. They multiply quickly and just will not leave. … Continue reading

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Should I Break Off Contact With Bad Friends?

  It depends. For example, if a friend is an addict are they involved in a rehab program? This is a tough issue, especially if we have been friends a long time. No easy choices. The short answer is that I … Continue reading

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