Today’s reading: 1 Samuel 20:1-42; Proverbs 17:17

The scenario in 1 Samuel 20 is a sad one. Saul is a loose cannon and obsessed with killing David, David is now truly on the run for his life and Jonathan and David will never again be able to enjoy face-to-face friend time together. But in the middle of this sad and unfortunate situation, we get the privilege of seeing a beautiful God-centered friendship in action. My heart was moved by the love, care, concern and support each young man had for the other. God didn’t create us to do life alone. We all need other people, and we would do well to have such a friendship as the one between these two godly men.

“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity” (Proverbs 17:17).

What’s one thing you learned or noticed about friendship from Jonathan and David? What can you do this week to grow and further develop a friendship you currently have? How, and with whom, can you start a new friendship? Tami

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