Helping others was what Christ did most, suggesting that if we are Christians we must be willing to do the same. In scripture, we clearly see God’s system and principle of sowing and reaping. If you sow blessing and mercy into the lives of others, that’s what you’ll reap in your life in return.
Today’s scripture uplifts this principle – when you pray for one another, and confess your sins, you will be healed. There’s a spiritual dynamic at play when you get your mind off yourself and onto others. You’re sowing a seed into the soil of your mind and heart, so that God will do something in your life.
Today, can you think of someone in your life you can pray for? Maybe it’s a friend or a family member in need. They don’t have to be present. You can pray for them as you go about your day, or even while driving in your car. It’s that connection of faith on behalf of others that opens the door for God to move mightily in your own life. Begin now, start praying for one another and watch what God will do in your life!
“Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed…” (James 5:16, NIV)
Pray With Me
Yahweh, thank You for another day that I can be used by You. Father, beginning today I will pray for the people in my life, including those who persecute me and have hurt me, as You have said in Your Word. God, direct my thoughts and prayers so that I can be a blessing to others, always honouring You and reaping abundant blessings in my life, in Christ’s Name! Amen.
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