40 “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’41 “Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. 42 For I was hungry and you gave me nothing to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink, 43 I was a stranger and you did not invite me in, I needed clothes and you did not clothe me, I was sick and in prison and you did not look after me.’44 “They also will answer, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or needing clothes or sick or in prison, and did not help you?’45 “He will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.’
Dear Heavenly Father,
Thank You for Your Word. Thank You for the power that You have over this world and the power that You have given us through Your name. Lord, let us realize that You bless us so that we may bless others. Let us realize that this life is not about storing up the riches, and possessions so that we can live in comfort but so that your kingdom can be shown strong through the lives of believers. Forgive us for putting ourselves ahead of Your will. Forgive us for seeking, and setting up comfort in a life that is only promised for a short time. Let us see past ourselves and into the lives of others so that they will turn from their worldly ways and to You.
In the name of Jesus we pray,