Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise;
give thanks to Him and praise His name. (Psalm 100:4)
AMEN! AND AMEN! AND AMEN!
Gratitude, appreciation, obligation, indebtedness, thanks…
How can what we express ever be enough for what God gives to us.
Love beyond our capability: Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever. (Psalm 107:1)
Gifts beyond our asking: Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. (James 1:17)
Peace beyond our conception: Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. (John 14:27)
Strength beyond our capacity: I can do all this through Him who gives me strength. (Philippians 4:13)
Forgiveness beyond our expectation: If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. ( 1 John 1:9)
Salvation beyond our understanding: For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life. (John 3:16)
Grace beyond our worth: For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— (Ephesians 2:8)
Eternal life beyond our mortal grasp: And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. (Revelation 21:4)
Thanksgiving and Praise to Our Lord, Our Savior, Our Father:
I will give thanks to the Lord because of His righteousness;
I will sing the praises of the name of the Lord Most High. (Psalm 7:17)
Let us daily remember to Whom we owe our thanks and praise for the blessings we have.
And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him. (Colossians 3:17)
(Sharon G. Tate blog 11/24/19) teacherforjesus.com Meditations on God’s Word