Spiritual Friendship

Scripture: John 15:1–27


A. The importance of spiritual friendship

Spiritual friends are friends who are friends with each other because of their common friendship with Christ and who are committed to helping each other follow Christ.


B. The expression of spiritual friendship

1. Loyal

2. Accepting

3. Sacrificial love

4. Full disclosure


C. The fruits of Christian friendship

1. Remaining in Christ

2. Bearing fruit that lasts

3. Withstand spiritual attack


D. The platforms for spiritual friendship

1. Social groups

2. Small groups

3. Micro groups (e.g. 3-2-1)