Today, you may be facing a variety of things. Today, you may be facing a challenge that looks to great for you. What should you do in that?
Or today may be the most amazing day that you could possibly ever imagine. It may be the greatest day in your life. What should you do?
Or perhaps you are facing some type of illness or sickness. Or someone you love is facing a disease. What should you do?
Maybe you feel guilt over a sin that you committed, something that you’ve done that makes you want to hide your face from God. What should you do?
Listen to what James 5:13-16 says today:
Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise. Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.
In each of these situations, in suffering, in praise, in sickness, in sin, in whatever we face, what should we do? We should pray. No matter what it is that we face today, good or bad, joy or pain, challenge or reward, we should pray.
We pray for strength to meet whatever it is that we face.
We pray prayer of praise for the goodness and blessings God has given us.
We pray prayers of confession for the forgiveness we need for sin.
We pray, because no matter what it is that we are going through, not matter what it is that is on our agenda, no matter what it is that is happening, this is the one thing that we all need.
We all need to see God’s face. We all need His grace. We all need His power and love.
We all need Him.
Today, what should we do? Today. We should pray.
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