Proverbs 13:20 - Godly Friends Help You Make Good Decisions.
Proverbs 13:20 (NLT) Walk with the wise and
become wise; associate with fools and get in
Proverbs 13:20 (MSG) Become wise by walking
with the wise; hang out with fools and watch your
life fall to pieces.
When you trust God to make tough choices
easier, he gives you wisdom when you ask for it. One
way he does that is by directing you to people
who know and practice his Word. He gives you
connections with godly people who will point you in the
You need to get some godly people in your
life who love and obey the Bible. You were never
meant to practice Gods wisdom on your own.
Proverbs 13:20 says, "Walk with the wise
and become wise; associate with fools and get in
This is important because the quality of
your life and the quality of your decisions will
be determined by who you spend the most time
Are the people you hang out with the most
helping you or hurting you? Are they building your
faith or your fear? Are they causing you to
worship or to worry? Are they stress relievers or
stress generators in your life?
This time of social distancing presents
some unique challenges to obeying this verse.
Were just not hanging out like we used to!
While were in a season of uncertainty
and isolation, you can still keep company with
wise people. For instance, technology allows you
to stay in touch through phone or video. Then,
be intentional about connecting with people
every day - people who will encourage you and
point you to Gods Word and help you make wise
decisions. [Daily Devotional by Rick Warren:
LINKS FOR FURTHER STUDY ON THIS PASSAGE
Proverbs 13:20 - Four Types of People You
Need in Your Life.
Proverbs 13:20 - Are Your Friends Led by the
Word or the World?
If anyone has a paraphrase, commentary or
testimony on this passage of Scripture, either
personal or otherwise, I would be interested in
hearing from you. Thanks in advance and let's keep
uplifting Jesus that all might be drawn to Him. Fred
LINKS WORTH CHECKING OUT
Most Important Decision in Life:
A Man without Equal by Bill Bright:
Seeking God Made Real:
Prayer Made Real:
Importance of Choice:
http://creationhealth.com/CREATION-Health/Choice [click on video]
Medical Seminar on Healthful Living by David
DeRose, MD, MPH:
LINKS FOR BIBLE STUDIES
Lifting Up Jesus Bible Studies:
Amazing Facts Bible Studies:
Hope Awakens Bible Study Guides:
Glow Tract Video Bible Studies:
LINKS FOR BIBLE PROPHECY SEMINARS
Unlocking Bible Prophecies by Cami Oetman of
Adventist World Radio:
Hope Awakens by John Bradshaw of IIW:
The Last Day of Prophecy by Pastor Doug
Prophecies Decoded by Pastor Ron Clouzet: