“God, show me what I can do to help and encourage others as they follow you.”
Acts 18.1-4, 24-28
As you read today, think about why it’s important to help and encourage people who are serving God.
Do you have a special friend who helps and encourages you? Priscilla and Aquila were special friends to Paul and Apollos. When Paul was in the city of Corinth, he worked with Priscilla and Aquila. He even stayed with them in their house. When Paul travelled to the city of Ephesus, Priscilla and Aquila went with him. They were such an encouragement to Paul!
Apollos was excitedly teaching about the good news of Jesus Christ to the people in Ephesus. After hearing him speak, Priscilla and Aquila invited him to their home. They lovingly helped him to teach more accurately. Apollos went on to be a great encouragement to the believers in the city of Achaia.
If you are God’s child, God wants you to help and encourage others as they follow him, just like Priscilla and Aquila did!
Encourage—to stir up hope and courage in another person.