While reading the following scriptures, the Holy Spirit asked, “Which Two are Better Than One?” Which motivated a bit of research for each one to find their own conclusion.
Scriptures "Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor; for if either of them falls, the one will lift up his companion. But woe to the one who falls when there is not another to lift him up! Furthermore, if two lie down together they keep warm, but how can one be warm alone? And if one can overpower him who is alone, two can resist him. A cord of three stands not quickly torn apart" (Ecclesiastes 4:9-12, NASB).
Or do you not know that the one who joins himself to a prostitute is one body with her? For He says, “THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH” (1 Corinthians 6:16. NASB).
“FOR THIS REASON, A MAN SHALL LEAVE HIS FATHER AND MOTHER AND SHALL BE JOINED TO HIS WIFE, AND THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH” (Ephesians 5:31, NASB).
Questions for Reflections Are the people in your life Positive or Negative? Givers or Takers? Do you attract positive or negative people? Are you a magnet for people of light, integrity, hope and kindness? Do your foster or keep positive or negative people in your life? Do you have more lifelong friends or temporary relationships? In thinking about future relationships…perhaps business, ministry or marriage…possibly consider evaluating the following information… Who are you? Negative or Positive? How would those closest to you describe you?
Definitions Zero: 1. no quantity or number; naught; the figure 0. Synonyms: nothing, nil, null character.
One: 1. the lowest cardinal number; half of two; 1. Synonyms: a single, a solitary, a sole.
Two: equivalent to the sum of one and one; one less than three; 2. Synonyms: pair, duo, duet, dyad, duplet, tandem, twain. 2. A group or unit of two people or things.
Negative (adjective): 1. Consisting in or characterized by the absence rather than the presence of distinguishing features. 2. (of a person, attitude, or situation) not desirable or optimistic. Synonyms: pessimistic, defeatist, gloomy, gloom-ridden, cynical, bleak, fatalistic, dismissive, anti, antipathetic, uncooperative, obstructive, unenthusiastic, cool, cold, uninterested, unresponsive, apathetic, harmful, bad, adverse, damaging, detrimental, unfortunate, unfavorable.
Positive (adjective): 1. consisting in or characterized by the presence or possession of features or qualities rather than their absence. 2. constructive, optimistic, or confident. Synonyms: constructive, practical, useful, pragmatic, productive, helpful, worthwhile, beneficial, effective, efficacious, optimistic, hopeful, confident, forward-looking, cheerful, sanguine, buoyant, assured, upbeat. (noun): a good, affirmative, or constructive quality or attribute.
Double (adjective): 1. consisting of two equal, identical, or similar parts or things. Synonyms: dual, duplex, twin, binary, duplicate, matched, matching, paired, in pairs, complementary, coupled, twofold, binate, twice, twice over, twice the amount, doubly. (noun): 1. a thing which is twice as large as usual or is made up of two standard units or things. 2. a person who looks exactly like another. (pronoun): a number or amount which is twice as large as a contrasting or usual number or amount. (verb) : 1. become twice as much or as many. Synonyms: multiply by two, increase twofold, enlarge, magnify.