Tag archive: Friends

A Telling Name

A Telling Name

I’m not even sure who thought of the nickname first John 1:19-28 Reference: “He did not fail to confess, but confessed freely, “I am not the Messiah.”” ‭‭John‬ ‭1:20‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I love nicknames. They show a level of familiarity and comerardery. I never had many nicknames as a child but have seemed to pick…

Blending In

Blending In

Often blending in looks appealing, and it’s not always wrong. 1 Kings 22:1-53 Reference: “The messenger who had gone to summon Micaiah said to him, “Look, the other prophets without exception are predicting success for the king. Let your word agree with theirs, and speak favorably.”” 1 Kings‬ ‭22:13‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: A friend of mine…

The Family Way

The Family Way

She couldn’t understand how you would talk to your own daughter in such a way. 2 Samuel 17:1-29 Reference: “I would attack him while he is weary and weak. I would strike him with terror, and then all the people with him will flee. I would strike down only the king” 2 Samuel‬ ‭17:2‬ ‭NIV‬‬…

How Do You Compare?

How Do You Compare?

She would often look at others and idealise their lives. 2 Samuel 14:1-33 Reference: “In all Israel there was not a man so highly praised for his handsome appearance as Absalom. From the top of his head to the sole of his foot there was no blemish in him.” ‭‭2 Samuel‬ ‭14:25‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I…

Tears Over The Phone

Tears Over The Phone

I always left those conversations feeling so much better. 2 Timothy 1:1-5 Reference: “Recalling your tears, I long to see you, so that I may be filled with joy.” 2 Timothy‬ ‭1:4‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: When I was a teenager I went to boarding school. While my mother wrote me letters regularly, the easiest communication was…

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