#033: ‘The 7 Quality Characteristics of a Healthy, Life Giving Relationship’ [Podcast]


#033: The 7 Quality Characteristics of a Healthy, Life Giving Relationship

• What does a healthy relationship look like?

• How can you gauge which relationships are good for you, and which ones are not?

• Are there certain characteristics to look for?

Today on the program, we will be looking at ‘The 7 Quality Characteristic of a Healthy, Life Giving Relationships”

Scriptural Principle

Proverbs 13:20 He who walks with wise men will be wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.

Proverbs 18:24

A man of too many friends comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Proverbs 17:17

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

‘The 7 Quality Characteristic of a Healthy, Life Giving Relationships”

  1. Love  (as thyself)
  2. Honor:  Celebration of difference
  3. Truth, Honesty, and Integrity
  4. Mutual Respect
  5. 5.   Trust
  6. Covenant – Faithfulness, Loyalty, Commitment
  7. Reciprocity – An exchange of life


  1. Assess the relationships in your life today. How do they measure up to these qualities?
  2. Are YOU functioning on a high level in your relationships with others?
  3. What relationships do you have in your life that you realize are NOT healthy, life giving relationships?

NEXT WEEK: Next week, I am going to continue talking about relationships. Specifically, I will be dealing with ‘The Law of Association”

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