Always Sisters, Always Friends

“By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:35

I grew up with a sister, and even though we would argue all of the time, we quickly made up because my mother didn’t tolerate strife in her home. Mom would always make us hug, apologize and say, “I love you”, and then we were back to playing again like nothing happened.

This is what true sisterhood looked like to me. It was ingrained in my mind that even though sisters fought they always loved and forgave each other no matter what because they were sisters. So when I became older and God blessed me with my sisters in Christ, I just knew that if anything went down, and if there were ever any misunderstandings, we would always hug, apologize, say “I love you” and we would go back to playing again just as in my childhood. And when this didn’t happen with a friendship I treasure, I was devastated.

What we don’t realize is that we are all uniquely made by God and none of us are replaceable, no matter how much we try to make the other person feel like they are.

The truth is, we live in God’s house and He is our heavenly Father. And if my mother didn’t tolerate strife in her home, I know our Father doesn’t tolerate it either. He commands that we love one another as He has loved us. He doesn’t suggest it or say to only love when it’s convenient. He commands it. Our sisterly love is all we have to show this world that we are truly His disciples.

Prayer: Yes, Lord. Thank You for speaking to my heart. Forgive me for not loving my sister like I should. I ask that You show me how to love her the way You have loved me. Give me greater understanding of her and how she feels. I pray You bring a spirit of love and unity in my relationships that nothing can break. I need You Lord to heal my wounds and any wounds I’ve caused. Help me learn to love my sisters in a way that glorifies You. And if I see my sisters at odds, help me Lord to be a peacemaker and not an idle bystander. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

(Read Romans 13:13; Philippians 2:3)

Listen to CeCe Winans, “Always Sisters, Always Friends”

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11 thoughts on “Always Sisters, Always Friends”

  1. Wonderful woman of God thanks sooo much for those Great words of encouragment !!
    Have a blessed day!!🙌

    1. Aloha nui loa Aunty Chrissy, Strong Woman (Sister in Christ JESUS)… Have a blessed day in Gods design for you. A true leader of the bible & living example of JESUS word.

      Keliana Pa’ekukui

  2. thank you for that testimony. I can definately relate to this. I pray that we as women would love our sisters and be quit to forgive any infractions that may cause a rift in our relationships. Lets not be catty towards each other and stop the name calling, remember how damaging words are their edges continue to cut deep especially if they are not recalled with the love of forgiveness. “We are our sisterskeeper”
    Be Blessed my sisters. Love is the key.

  3. Thank you for this word today, Thank you for showing me how to love my sisters In Jesus Name Amen 💖

  4. Genesis 4:9
    And the Lord said unto Cain,Where is Abel thy brother? And he said,I know not: Am I my brother’s keeper

    Gods wisdom is His Word.And you need this wisdom to know how to pray 🙏 in every situation.So let the
    Word of God,the wisdom of God,influence your thinking.Don’t just scan it lightly.Dig in it.Take it seriously.Then pray 🙏 in the spirit.You’ll begin to have a whole new interpretation of the problem.

  5. Amen always have the love of God In My Heart in spite of what they might do I continue to love my sisters and my brothers family friends and all always into the end of this world again I say Amen and glory in Jesus precious name

  6. God is soon good I thank God for those powerful words sister should love one another thru all hurts ,lost,gains,we should be there to bandaid each other’s wounds. From reading the scripture that should teach us or show us to not only love our sisters but everyone as God so loved us.

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