Category Archives: thanksgiving

January 17th-Scripture does not say what the sacrifices were, but it is noteworthy that he did indeed make offerings to the Lord, especially considering this time of famine in the land.

Genesis 46:1 So Israel set out with all that he had, and came to Beersheba, and offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac. 2God spoke to Israel in visions of the night and said, “Jacob, Jacob.” And he … Continue reading

Posted in faith, following God, God's plan, God's promises, leadership, obedience, praising God, sacrifice, thanksgiving, trusting God | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

January 10th-What a habit to develop in our own lives: simply praising Him first when we have been blessed.

Gen 24:22 When the camels had finished drinking, the man took a gold ring weighing a half-shekel and two bracelets for her wrists weighing ten shekels in gold, 23and said, “Whose daughter are you? Please tell me, is there room … Continue reading

Posted in blessing, faithfulness, humility, praising God, thanksgiving, walking with God, worshipping God | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

December 6th-How often is it that we pray for our leaders, and, when we do, we focus on their shortcomings?

1 Timothy 2: 1First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, 2for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet … Continue reading

Posted in encouragement, leadership, peace, prayer, quiet time, seeking God, thanksgiving, wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

December 2nd- choosing to be joyful, leaving the misery aside.

Philippians 4: 8Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things. Paul … Continue reading

Posted in encouragement, joy, overcoming, praising God, prayer, rejoice, thanksgiving, trusting God | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

November 28th-what better concern for someone could we raise before God than that they would answer His calling?

Ephesians 1: 15For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which exists among you and your love for all the saints, 16do not cease giving thanks for you, while making mention of you in … Continue reading

Posted in God's calling, hope, knowing God, prayer, relationships, thanksgiving, the heart, wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

November 12th- For each of us has been gifted in a certain way

Romans 9: 20On the contrary, who are you, O man, who answers back to God? The thing molded will not say to the molder, “Why did you make me like this,” will it? 21Or does not the potter have a … Continue reading

Posted in blessing, discernment, giving back to God, God's calling, God's plan, humility, thanksgiving, work | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

November 9th- his thankfulness results from the Lord’s blessing them with great faith

Romans 1: 8First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, because your faith is being proclaimed throughout the whole world. Paul has written the introductory part of this passage, and  goes first to giving thanks to God. … Continue reading

Posted in discipleship, encouragement, leadership, praising God, prayer, relationships, thanksgiving, worshipping God | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment