‘Best Of’ Our Given Purpose the Podcast, Be That Friend!

‘Best Of’ Our Given Purpose the Podcast, Be That Friend!
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Hello, People of Purpose!

We at Our Given Purpose® are committed to providing uplifting and transformative content on these platforms we believe God is in control and submit to His will. We understand that means facing difficulty; however, we have the benefit of having God’s peace reside within our being. As you go throughout your day, please be aware of those who are struggling, perhaps financially, spiritually, or physically. Allow the Holy Spirit to guide you in your actions. We can be kind and compassionate, as well as cautious. Lean into the Holy Spirit, be still, and know that God is.


The Message:

Be That Friend! This podcast originally aired on January 10, 2019. It serves as a reminder of how we can trust God for everything we do. He is to be the center of our thoughts and actions. 

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As you listen to Be That Friend! , I pray you will journal and keep your Bible close. As you react, think about what you are feeling and use the Bible concordance to look up that specific emotion. We can thank God for using others to help us gain clarity. Perhaps we have grown weary of being surrounded by the same ‘types’ of people, achieving the same outcomes, and always feeling unsuccessful. If we grow in the wisdom God gives us we learn to live a life of meaningful purpose. It’s time to evaluate what type of person we are to cultivate the type of relationships we desire to help us flourish.


Scriptures in this episode:

John 15:9-17, Ephesians 4:14-16

 Journal Prompts:

  1. What kind of friend am I?
  2. Am I following God’s direction in all areas of my life?
  3. Am I a good listener?




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This episode was written, researched, produced, and edited by Torrie Slaughter in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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1 Comment

  1. Thank you so much for this lesson in friendship my lovely mother-daughter friend. It was very enlightening and most useful. Love agape, Mom

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