PROVERBS 27

2 Outlines

 

Proverbs 27:1-2, 5-6, 8-10

GOOD ADVICE

 

In these verses we find good advice about:

 

LIPS Vss. 1-2

LOVE Vss. 5-6

LOYALTY Vss. 8-10

 

 

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Proverbs 27:5-6,9,10,17

THAT'S FRIENDSHIP!

 

THE COUNCIL OF A FRIEND - Vss. 5-6, 9

A true friend gives good council, even when that council is in the form of a rebuke (wound).

 

THE CONSISTENCY OF A FRIEND - Vs. 10A

A true friend consistently maintains his own friendships and the friendships of his parents. See Proverbs 17:17.

 

THE COMFORT OF A FRIEND - Vs. 10B

A close friend is a greater comfort during a time of sorrow than a relative who has been distant. Romans 12:10,15; Galatians 6:2

 

THE COMPETENCE OF A FRIEND - Vs. 17

A good friend "sharpens the countenance". A good friend makes me a better person.

Jonathan's friendship with David made David a better man. 2 Samuel 1:25-26

 

 

 

 

 

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