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DEPENDABLE FELLOW

Bible Text: I plead with Euodia and I plead with Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord. Yes, and I ask you, my true companion, help these women since they have contended at my side in the cause of the gospel, along with Clement and the rest of my co-workers, whose names are in the book of life. (Philippians 4: 2-3)

There's nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing. Apparently these two women “Euodia and Syntyche” were the source of some sort of quarrel in the church Instead of taking sides or trying to solve their problem.

Whatever the dispute was about, Euodia and Syntyche had forgotten that they have a greater common ground in Jesus Christ.
They forgot that everything else was less important than that common ground. Whoever this was, Paul instructed them to help these women who laboured with them in the gospel. The true companion was supposed to help them by helping them to reconcile and come to one mind in the Lord.

A true friend never breaches the trust of his companion or stabs in his back. He is trustworthy and reliable.

One should therefore always try to be a true and reliable friend. These two women, Euodia and Syntyche, were faithful workers with Paul in the work of the gospel. Yet, they had falling out with each other. Paul knew that this unfortunate dispute needed to be cleared up.

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