Friends can trust each other
Part of having a God-honoring friendship is being honest with each other. It’s telling each other the truth even when it’s hard.
Then David took an oath before Jonathan and said, “Your father knows perfectly well about our friendship, so he has said to himself, ‘I won’t tell Jonathan—why should I hurt him?’ But I swear to you that I am only a step away from death! I swear it by the Lord and by your own soul!”
“Tell me what I can do to help you,” Jonathan exclaimed. (1 Samuel 20:3…