“So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead” (James 2:17 ESV)
Faith alone is not enough and likewise your works alone are not enough. We must have both when seeking the promises of God.
God promises us a vibrant life of health and healing. We must first believe we will be healed from our ailments, whether it be addiction, overeating, being sedentary, high blood pressure, obesity, depression, etc. Then we must put in the work in accordance to His word, so that we may be blessed with health and healing for which He promises.
“If you will diligently listen to the voice of the Lord your God, and do that which is right in his eyes, and give ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the disease on you that I put on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, your healer.” (Exodus 15:26 ESV)
God knows what is on our hearts. Take one small step today towards a prosperous and healthy life by putting in the work that allows your faith to shine. A healthy change may seem like climbing a mountain at first, so take one step at a time and ask God for the strength to overcome any obstacle in your way. Before you know it you will be at the top and ready to climb the next mountain!