Friends - Ugochi Oritsejolomisan
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Today's Word


teshuva, jesus, God, love, obey, the wordWe ought to choose our friends based on our life goals, dreams and purpose, but especially our faith. Any friend that would encourage us in wrongdoing rather than good, that would take us from rather than draw us to God and His will is not a friend at all.

Jonadab was Amnon’s friend. He encouraged Amnon to commit incest. Amnon didn’t know how to go about satisfying his sinful desire, but he found “help” in Jonadab and Amnon ended in tragic death because his friend Jonadab encouraged his evil passion. 2 Samuel 13

Beware of those you call your friends, do not think you can handle them because you are a person of faith. I have seen people’s faith destroyed because they ran with the wrong crowd.

Don’t let anyone deceive you. Associating with bad people will ruin decent people. 1Corinthians 15:33 (GW)

Ugochi Oritsejolomisan

Ugochi Oritsejolomisan is a mentor, encourager and influencer. She writes to inspire you to live a full life. Ugochi lives in Canada with her husband Benson and their children; Joshua, Joseph and Josiah.

  • Annmarie
    Posted at 15:08h, 17 September

    How true! My grandmother use to say “show me your company & i’ll tell you who you are.”

  • Lahyorz
    Posted at 13:55h, 17 September

    Oh, how true! I once knew a woman who showed a character trait that made me cringe and I just cut her off. She was not one to understand that there are just some things that one does not do! Thanks for the warning, Ugochi.

    • Ugochi
      Posted at 14:04h, 17 September

      Praise God Lahyorz! Who we hang with does affect our destinies.