When you think about people who are examples of godly friends who comes to your mind? Why?
What makes someone a good friend? What does the bible say about being a good friend? - John 15:13 (Laying your preferences and comfortability down for others) 1 Thessalonians 5:11 (Encourage and build others up).
How does Jesus model for us the perfect example of friendship? - Prefect sacrifice for all (1 John 3:16), Perfect love for all (Romans 5:8).
Read Ephesians 4:15; What does it mean to speak truth in love? - Ephesians 4:1-2 Our speech and interactions would be marked by humility, gentleness, and patience as we share truth (the gospel) with others.
How does speaking the truth in love not only affect our friendships but all of our relationships and interactions with others? (teachers, parents, strangers, etc.)
What are some ways you have not been a good friend to others lately? What is one area you can focus on being a better friend this week?