Is God Trying to Get my Attention?

Scripture Meditation:   Those who sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, Bound in affliction and irons— Because they rebelled against the words of God, And despised the counsel of the Most High, Therefore He brought down their heart with labor; They fell down, and there was none...

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Unthankfulness – The Root of all Sins?

Scripture Meditation For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse, because, although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful,...

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Making Lemonade out of Lemons

Scripture Meditation In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Matthew Henry was a preacher who lived in the 1700’s. He wrote a commentary of the entire Bible. This is a story from His life. A man once stole Matthew...

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His Mercy Endures Forever

Scripture Meditation Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever. Psalm 136:1 This statement is repeated numerous places in Scripture. There are hundreds of reasons to give thanks to the Lord. For me the fact that His mercy endures forever is a huge...

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Being Content

Scripture Meditation: But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain — we can carry nothing out. And having food and raiment let us be therewith content. 1 Timothy 6:6-8 CONTENTMENT – Many think if they obtain something else they will...

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An Attitude of Thankfulness

Then as He entered a certain village, there met Him ten men who were lepers, who stood afar off. And they lifted up their voices and said, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!” So when He saw them, He said to them, “Go, show yourselves to the priests.” And so...

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Worried? Focus on God!

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 These two verses give us some direction for prayer. I’m...

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Sacrificial Thanksgiving

Therefore by Him let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name. Hebrews 13:15 The truth is, sometimes I just don’t feel thankful. Actually, I feel more like grumbling. Thanksgiving and praise is certainly an area where...

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Thanksgiving – A Lifestyle

Scripture Meditation – Tuesday, November 7 Giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, Ephesians 5:20 I’ve noticed in the American culture that Halloween is taking on an increasingly prominent place. Once Halloween passes, Christmas becomes the focus. Of course,...

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Giving Thanks

Scripture meditation – Psalm 95 Psalm 95:2-3 2) Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song. 3) For the LORD is the great God, the great King above all gods. These two verses give us some hows and whys of thanksgiving, but today I...

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