Faithful Friend

Jesus is a faithful friend, Are we faithful to meet with Jesus, Hebrews 13:5
Have you ever been the faithful person in a relationship? 

You rearrange your schedule to meet your friend for coffee, but she cancels at the last minute for a slight inconvenience.

She asks you for help when she has a need, but she's too busy to help when you have needs.  She talks about herself for hours but starts looking at her watch when you begin to talk. Pretty soon, you begin to feel like a "duty," not a friend.

Not very fun to be around those kind of people, is it?

But sometimes I treat God that way. And there He is promising:
“I will never fail you. I will never forsake you.” (NLT)  Hebrews 13:5 

Today let’s make a commitment to stay close and interested in our Best Friend. Let’s not let slight inconveniences keep us from meeting with the Lord.
© Gail Burton Purath, 2011
(1) Scripture tells us we can make God sad (Genesis 6:5,6; Ephesians 4:30; Hebrews 3:10)
(2) God is good to us even when we aren't good to Him! Matthew 5:44-48

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3 comments:

  1. Hi Gail - great encouragement. I know i tend to treat God like that and its not fair nor right. i want to be committed to God more and more.
    God bless
    Tracy

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  2. This is very encouraging!! I want to devote myself more to Him this year, that is for sure!

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  3. I like the idea of meeting God for coffee! A wonderfully blessed new year to you and your family! Patsy from
    HeARTworks

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