Keeping Good Company Proverbs 13:20

Posted on 02/06/2012

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“Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm”

They reckon you can tell a lot about a person, by the company they keep…

When you spend enough time with people, they rub off on you. The Bible isn’t asking us to become holy hermits who isolate themselves from the community – you’ve only got to see Jesus to see that! Instead it’s asking us to evaluate who and what we surround ourselves with.

This makes sense, even in a secular perspective – ‘peer pressure’ as a term wouldn’t exist, if it wasn’t a threat. Let’s keep a good head on our shoulders and become surrounded with like-minded people. That way, when we love and serve others, we can do it soberly and effectively. The blind cannot lead the blind or they’ll end up in a ditch…

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