Monday, October 08, 2012

God Created Us For Friendships

Loneliness is a huge issue for people.  We can be in a room filled with people and still feel utterly alone.  Satan will do everything he can to cause divisions and prevent us from establishing the great friendships that we need.  This is what I talk about in today's post at Paul's Ponderings.

{Ecclessiastes 4:9-12; ESV}
Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone? And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.

People are social beings. Which shouldn’t be a surprise since God created us for relationships. Therefore when relationships are absent from our lives we are unable to function properly. We need other people in our lives!

Most of us have been in a room filled with other people yet we felt intensly lonely. The reason is that loneliness isn’t about our proximity to people, but it is about our lack of relationships. It is the absence of real relationships, not the absence of people, which leads to loneliness.

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