Young people who obey the law are wise; those with wild friends bring shame to their parents.
Who you choose to be friends with can make a huge difference. When you have friends that are kind and respectful to teachers and others, you will act like them and that's good.
To “bring shame” means to embarrass. So, if you have “wild friends” that are disrespectful and foolish, it may embarrass your parents and make them feel sad.
The Bible is God's law. Only Jesus could obey the law fully, but if we believe in Him, he gives us the Holy Spirit to live in our hearts. The Holy Spirit teaches us and reminds us about what the law says (John 14:26) and then encourages us to do right.
So, choose your friends wisely and listen to the Holy Spirit in your heart who reminds you to do good.
Dear Lord, please help me choose good friends and to be a good friend. If I have friends that don't know you, please help me tell them about you. Please help me listen and follow the Holy Spirit today. In Jesus' name, Amen.
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