Summary: Online Bible studies and Bible-based books with guidelines for healthy relationships including family, friends, co-workers.
Summary: Bible studies and books for healthy relationships with family, friends, co-workers.
Practical • Biblical • Cross-Cultural
Looking for help with relationships? These free printable online Bible studies and other resources provide practical, scriptural information and help. They may be studied by individuals, couples, small groups and classes. Plus, they are perfect for counselors, pastors, mentors and anyone else who wants to help others more effectively. Check this page—as well as other topics listed below under “More topics”—from time to time, since more studies are added periodically.
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Being a Good Friend
Watching Your Attitude
Dealing with Problems
Overcoming Peer Pressure
Bible verses about relationships
Choose friends carefully
A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. (Proverbs 18:24).
A righteous man is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray. (Proverbs 12:26)
Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness. (Proverbs 14:22)
Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses. (Proverbs 27:6)
As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17)
Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for your brothers, love one another deeply, from the heart. (1 Peter 1:22)
He who covers over an offense promotes love, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends. (Proverbs 17:9)
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. (Proverbs 17:17)
Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching. (Hebrews 10:25)
[God] comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God. (2 Corinthians 1:4)
Focus on the positive
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy — think about such things. (Philippians 4:8)