Luke 17: 1 – 5
And he said to his disciples, “Temptations to sin are sure to come, but woe to the one through whom they come! 2 It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were cast into the sea than that he should cause one of these little ones to sin. 3 Pay attention to yourselves! If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him, 4 and if he sins against you seven times in the day, and turns to you seven times, saying, ‘I repent, you must forgive him.” 5 The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!
In today’s scripture, Jesus tells us to be careful about how we live our lives. As Christians, we must consider the effects our decisions/actions have on fellow believers. Just as Christ watches over us (His Church), we must also watch after one another. Paul re-echos Jesus’s message as he said: “ Therefore if meat makes my brother stumble, I will never eat meat, lest I make my brother stumble” (1 Corinthians 8:13).
Dear believer, even as the world battles with several challenges, let us encourage and strengthen one another. God bless you!
Todays’ prayer for you, your family and your community
24 “The Lord bless you and keep you; 25 The Lord make His face shine upon you, And be gracious to you; 26 The Lord [a]lift up His countenance upon you, And give you peace.” ’ (Numbers 6:24-26)