JAMES 1:22: “Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers who delude (deceive) themselves.”
Devo in a nutshell:
Susannah Wesley once said, “there are two things you do with the gospel: one is you believe it and two you live it.”
Its good to be reminded of the importance of not only hearing and believing the word but the importance, power and influence of living the Word.
Years ago Charles Barkley (professional basketball player) said, “I am not a role model.” After saying that people came out in great numbers, some defending his statement and others opposing his statement.
You may feel like Charles Barkley; that you are not a role model. But let me tell you whether you like it or not someone out there is watching you. You are making a lasting impression on them. It may be your children, a coworker, your neighbor or a stranger you pass by on your way to the grocery store. But you can rest assured that someone is watching how you live out your faith.
Our passage says “be doers of the word not just hearers.” In other words live out what you believe. Don’t just talk it walk it!!!!
Thank you Lord for allowing us to understand the importance of the way we live.
Father help me live in such a way that my life lets others see You in me.
Have a great day in the Lord.