“The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.” Proverbs 12:26
I went to junior and senior high school with a guy who shared the same birthday as I did. I always thought it was pretty cool we were born on the same day. One day I opened up the newspaper and saw his obituary. He died at age 24. One of my friends found out later that he had recently gotten involved with the wrong friends and died of a drug overdose. I was stunned. He was a good student in high school, athletic, and on the basketball team. How could this have happened? It’s been almost seven years since his tragic death, but it still saddens me today.
Our friends influence us. They can either build us up in Christ our tear us down in darkness and destroy us. Let us examine…
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