Category Archives: Thanksgiving

Unwavering Hope

Isa.54:10 (GN)The mountains and hills may crumble but My love for you will never end, so says the Lord who loves you.”

For us to live a life of gratitude, we must experience Freedom From The Pessimism Of Tomorrow. People become pessimistic when they do not know their purpose in life. God created you for a purpose; Read the rest of this entry

ANew

Ps.18:20-24 (MSG) “God made my life complete when I placed all the pieces before him. When I got my act together, he gave me a fresh start… I feel put back together, and I’m watching my step. God rewrote the text of my life when I opened the book of my heart to his eyes.”

Jesus hung on the cross, so you and I can stop hanging ourselves on the cross. Many of us blame ourselves for everything, stop it! When we embrace the finished work on the cross of Calvary, Read the rest of this entry

Enough!

Ps.31:19 “How great is the goodness you have stored up for those who fear you. You lavish it on those who come to you for protection, blessing them before the watching world.” [with emphasis]

 

God specializes in preparing a six-course meal and setting a table for His children in the presence of the world [including their enemies]. You will not need any advertisement, God Himself will do the advertising for you. Read the rest of this entry

Recognize & Appreciate

Ps.23:5You prepare a feast for me in the presence of my enemies. You honor me by anointing my head with oil. My cup overflows with blessings.” [with emphasis]

God alone prepares a table before you. God is your source. I want you to make this declaration out loud, “God is my source and God alone is my supplier”. Read the rest of this entry

Unstoppable

John 1:12 (KJV) “But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name”

Before we get into today’s devotion, I want you to find it in your heart to be grateful to God. Just pick a point of gratitude and thank God. Read the rest of this entry

Protocol

Ps. 27:6 “…I will enter His presence, offering sacrifices and praise. In His house, I am overcome with joy. As I sing, yes, and play music for the Eternal alone.” (Voice).

Your attitude determines your access and it is praise that gives you access to His courts. You may enter questioning the reason of your existence, Read the rest of this entry

Access Key

Ps.100:4 “Enter his gates with thanksgiving; go into his courts with praise. Give thanks to him and praise his name.” [with emphasis].

Remember the resurrection story; after Jesus resurrected and Mary wanted to hug Him, Jesus refused because He had not yet taken the Blood of atonement to the altar in heaven. Read the rest of this entry

Right Attitude

Ps.95:2 (The Voice) “Come face-to-face with God, and give thanks; with loud and joyful voices, praise Him in songs.”

Heb.11:6 And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him...” [with emphasis]. Read the rest of this entry

Without Ceasing

Col.4:2 “Devote yourselves to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart.”

We are still learning practical ideas that are helpful in having a vibrant prayer life. The first is, I realize that I am so busy, I cannot afford not to pray. Read the rest of this entry

Time & Trouble

Dan.9:4 “O Lord, you are a great and awesome God! You always fulfill your covenant and keep your promises of unfailing love to those who love you and obey your commands.

Daniel always starts his prayer with thanksgiving and ends with thanksgiving. A lot of people think that when services start with prayer, with thanking God, and with praise, it is a way of passing time. Read the rest of this entry