All of us need a few intimate friends who truly care about us, whose friendships give us joy, strength, and peace.
David and Jonathan held important interests in common. Above all, they shared a deeply felt devotion to Jehovah God.
Mutual love for God, helps to bind friends to each other. Jonathan and David were strong individuals who lived by godly principles. They could therefore respect each other.
We are indeed blessed if we have godly friends who are governed by Scriptural principles. David and Jonathan were bound together by their love for God and their strong desire to remain faithful to him. These two men shared a spiritual bond.
Their relationship was honest and forthright, and each one took the other into his confidence.
In Scripturally appropriate ways, David and Jonathan made known their feelings for each other.
Their godly friendship was based on true appreciation and affection.
It was unbreakable because both men remained faithful to God.
Jonathan was some 30 years older than David, he became united with this young man in a lasting bond of friendship.