10/28/20 • Real Friends • 3 • When Friendships End

In the third week of our series on friendship called Real Friends, we are talking about something difficult... The ending of friendships. When we find ourselves in a moment where we know a friendship needs to end, how do we handle it? God's Word has some important insights for us to learn from!

Scripture: Acts 16:36-41, 1 Corinthians 9:6, 2 Timothy 4:11
Main Point: You can be friendly without being friends but keep Jesus as your end


  1. What reasons typically cause friends to go separate ways?
  2. Out of these three following choices, what’s your go-to move when someone hurts you or makes you angry? 
    1. Blow up at them.
    2. Be passive aggressive.
    3. Be nice to their face and talk behind their back.
  3. Why do we sometimes feel like we have to mistreat people we’re no longer friends with?
  4. What are some ways we can show respect to people even when we’re no longer friends with them? 
  5. What are some ways you can assume the best of someone you’re no longer close to?
  6. What’s one way you can choose to do what’s right the next time you run into someone you’re no longer friends with or the next time they come up in a conversation?
  7. Is there a person you should not be close friends with? Talk to the group or a leader about it to receive help.

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