More
    HomeChurchInspirationHow to Win Friends and Keep Them

    How to Win Friends and Keep Them

    Published on

    spot_img

    Subscribe to our newsletter

    Stay up to date with what's happening in the Christian community

    In ancient mythology, there was once a man named Narcissus who noticed his reflection in the still of the stream. He immediately fell in love with his reflection and sat there gazing at his beauty night and day. Eventually, the slave of self-love died of thirst all alone by the stream.

    If you want to win friends and keep them you have to get rid of the narcissism in your life and consider others above yourself.

    Philippians 2:3 says, “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourself.”

    Let’s be honest, we all have a little selfishness in us. But as we all know selfishness can destroy relationships faster than anything.

    The first step to winning friends and keeping them is to realize that relationships are not about you. That’s why the Bible tells us to value others above ourselves.

    Do you want to know how to win friends and keep them? Make it obvious to the people in your life that they are important to you. Value them! Tell them you love them because they need to hear it from your mouth. Treat them with kindness because there’s no such thing as a mean friend. Go out of your way to care for them because they need to know they’re valuable. Say nice things about them in public because that’s what friends do.

    I’m sure you want all these things done for you. Why don’t you do them for others? In short, be the friend you’ve always wanted to have.

    If you start living a life that really values others you will never be lacking in life-long friendships. You will begin to experience what true, godly relationships are supposed to be like.

    Live on purpose, Pastor Zac

    Latest articles

    Christianity Endures in Afghanistan Despite Taliban Rule

    Christianity appears to be growing in Afghanistan despite the Taliban takeover for a year now.

    Stunt Bikers Spread the Gospel Worldwide

    Action Sports Outreach (ASO) was in Festival Manchester with a mission to share their faith as they do artistic twists and jumps with their bicycles.

    Indonesia Boosts Digital Evangelism

    Hundreds of communication leaders in Indonesia gathered in Bali to reinforce digital evangelism in the country.

    Gospel Reaches 100 Million People Thru Billy Graham Online Ministry

    Over 100 million people worldwide have encountered the Gospel through the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's (BGEA) internet evangelism ministry called Search for Jesus.

    More like this

    Christian Groups Condemn Same-Sex Marriage Bill

    More than 80 Christian groups in the US condemned the bill legalizing same-sex marriage. In a letter signed by 83 faith-based groups, it called the Senate to oppose the said bill which they claim is an attack on people of faith.

    Ukrainian Kids Attend Bible Camps in Hungary

    Ukrainian refugee children have enjoyed Bible camp despite being away from their homeland.

    Bible Distribution Grew Despite Pandemic

    The United Bible Societies (UBS) announced that around 32.6 million copies of the Bible were distributed in 2021, a 5.5% increase compared to the previous year.