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Helping One Another

Exodus 17
So Joshua fought the Amalekites as Moses had ordered, and Moses, Aaron and Hur went to the top of the hill. As long as Moses held up his hands, the Israelites were winning, but whenever he lowered his hands, the Amalekites were winning. When Moses’ hands grew tired, they took a stone and put it under him and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur held his hands up—one on one side, one on the other—so that his hands remained steady till sunset. So Joshua overcame the Amalekite army with the sword.

This is a clear illustration of how we work together helping one another get through difficult situations. Sometimes people get tired of battling various things in life, and like Moses, they may want to just give up because they are too weak to continue. Maybe you’re the one who is feeling like giving up. If so, then find some church friends, adults or youth, and ask for prayer. Discuss the difficult things that you are facing with someone you can trust. I would think that Moses told his friends that his arms were tired and he needed help holding them up. Because the others helped him, the difficult battle was won. If you can be a friend to someone, who is going through a difficult time, then do it today and don’t delay. If you need a friends help because you are tired or lonely, call your youth pastor or get in touch with someone you are close to and can trust. If you are in need of friends to help strengthen you, but don’t really have any, then ask God for them. He will be faithful and answer your prayer.

11 comments to Helping One Another

  • katie

    This is really good. When my friend was struggling with a tough time I stood by her and now she is going to church and worshiping god!

  • bernie

    thnks for this message from the Bible…i will share this to my co-teachers..who experienced over-stressed and tired of doing works alone…and learn the importance of helping one another…to God be the glory

  • Tammye

    Ya I have had the same problem with my friend but i have stuck by her side and i am working on bringing her to church

  • We were created for community! Christian fellowship is very important to growing in our faith. But it is important to remember to run to God first! He is the author and perfecter of our faith. He provides people to encourage us as we seek Him. He also sends us to those without faith to draw them to Himself through His love poured into us and flowing to others. Love flows downhill. 🙂

  • Brandi

    I have been having a very hard time for months….friends (even church ones) seem worn out with it. Trying to refocus on my God now!!! He is the one person always there who never tires.

  • Praise The LORD Bro/sis… The heading is very good one and need one. Absolutely helping one another is very beautiful thing in life. Please mail more topics, all the Glory to LORD.

  • Anahi

    Wow! I really like this and it’s a perfect example of how we should help each other in desperate and difficult situations. Praise God! <3

  • This devotion came at a much needed time because the lord put in my heart to take 10-15 before practice and talk about his word before practice and I was looking for short powerful devotions like this one to bring to my ladies before practice. We each are facing a mountain but we are determined to help one another and overcome our mountains in Jesus name. I am looking forward for my next devotion meeting.

    thank you so much!

  • Carla Boleyjack

    Thanks for these awesome words of encouragement for our Youth
    it is much needed and appreciated in times like these. I pray the favor of Jesus over this ministry and the Holy SPirit providing the
    necessary words from Jesus each day to feed us.


    Minister Boleyjack

  • Sam

    This devotion really helped, thank you and #PrayForParis let us lift up their, tired arms , and help them come back to regularity

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