Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind, for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things. – Psalm 107:8-9
When we think of how many times that we have gone to God in the past week, month, year, or decade, it might be embarrassing how many times it was to ASK for more instead of thanking Him for what we already have.
Speaking of thanking God, when was the last time that you thanked God for His love? We thank Him for our food, our things, and people in our lives. That’s all great, and we should continue to do that! But we need to remember to thank God for the love that He has for all of us and that is impossible to end.
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I am glad for an annual day for giving thanks to God, just as I need calendar reminders to remember the significant people in my life on their birthdays and remember to celebrate my marriage on its anniversary date.Read More »
“Lord, thank you for all that You have blessed me with. Family, friends, a home, food, clean water.” You probably say something similar throughout this day of Thanksgiving if you are a Christian. If you aren’t a Christian and you are reading this, I am curious to hear what you say throughout the day. I don’t want to cause trouble, I genuinely want to know.
This morning while watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, I saw a commercial that showed a family praying before they ate their large meal.Read More »
“I’ll be happy when I get _____” is a triple trap. For one, it keeps you miserable as you wait impatiently to be fulfilled. Second, wanting more never satisfies, even if you get your first wish, because you then want still more. Third, it cheats you out of the happiness with the wealth that you already possess.Read More »
For the week of Thanksgiving, here in the USA, I would like to do a 5 day devotional with all of you. I will quote the devotional I got through YouVersion’s http://www.bible.com and I will respond to the content. I then will ask you to participate as well.
“Backward and forward by timeofgrace.org
Read James 1:17.
During the week of Thanksgiving, our nation pauses. Most businesses and schools close. Kids come home from school with Pilgrim artwork, black buckled hats, and stories of Squanto. There will be much turkey, pumpkin pie, and football. There may even be some giving of thanks.Read More »