‘Best Friends Day’

In 1935, Congress set June 8th as ‘Best Friends Day’.⁣

True friendship transcends social categories. Many say friends are “the family we choose!”⁣

The Scriptures teach that true friends demonstrate love and integrity in their words and actions.⁣

5 Favorite Scriptures on Friendship:⁣

𝐓𝐫𝐮𝐞 𝐅𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐤 𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐥𝐲 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭’𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐠𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐧:⁣
Exodus 33:11 - “The Lord would speak openly with Moses, as a person speaks to their dear friend...”⁣

𝐓𝐫𝐮𝐞 𝐅𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐥𝐲 𝐥𝐨𝐲𝐚𝐥:⁣
Proverbs 18:24 - “...the truest of friends are more loyal than family.“⁣

𝐓𝐫𝐮𝐞 𝐅𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐰 𝐥𝐨𝐯𝐞 𝐛𝐲 𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐰𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐧𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐚𝐫𝐲:⁣
Proverbs 27:6 - “You can trust a friend who loves you enough to correct you, but enemies use smooth-talk to take advantage of you.”⁣

𝐓𝐫𝐮𝐞 𝐅𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐫 𝐨𝐛𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞, 𝐰𝐢𝐬𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐬𝐞𝐥:⁣
Proverbs 27:9 - “The smell of your perfume and fragrant oils may please your senses, but the sweetness of a friends heartfelt counsel is better than just considering your own reasonings.”⁣

𝐓𝐫𝐮𝐞 𝐅𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐩 𝐬𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐩𝐞𝐧 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠:⁣
Proverbs 27:17 - “Just as iron sharpens iron, friends sharpen each other’s minds.”⁣

If these attributes remind you of someone, we hope you’re inspired to tell them what they mean to you!⁣

💜 Anothen