Read James 5 today.

This is the last chapter in James. Tomorrow, we begin reading in the Old Testament book of Nahum. Then Habakkuk, Zephaniah, and Daniel.
Think about the words in verse 16, “Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed.” I know many people who wrestle with many kinds of illnesses. They carry baggage that weighs them down. Some days they struggle to put one foot in front of the next. If this verse represented the medicine for their illness, do you think they would be willing to take it? Would you?
The very thought of confession scares us. That fear hinders us from receiving the healing that comes from confession, from claiming our own baggage. People attend conferences on how to be healed, but how many of us would show up to an event at which the primary activity was publicized to be an opportunity to confess your sins to each other?
Are there things you need to confess? Perhaps a good beginning is to confess to yourself and to God. And later…
James 5:16 NLT
Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.