Monthly Archives: November 2015

Grateful Anyway

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. -1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Have you given thanks in all your circumstances or in spite of them?  Think about it…we are likely … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Gratitude

He led me to a place of safety; He rescued me because He delights in me.   – 2 Samuel 22:20 (NLT) It is never about what we give to God – we don’t earn His favor and can’t buy … Continue reading

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Gratitude in Praise

Praise the Lord! Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! His faithful love endures forever. – Psalm 106:1 (NLT) The presidential proclamation instituting a national day of Thanksgiving was signed into law in October of 1863. This was … Continue reading

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Gratitude Changes Things

Jonathan son of Saul had a son who was lame in both feet. He was five years old when the news about Saul and Jonathan came from Jezreel. His nurse picked him up and fled, but as she hurried to … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift

Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift! -II Corinthians 9:15 Words are so inadequate to describe the depth of God’s love.  So He gave His Son to die sacrificially for us – so that we can understand through action, … Continue reading

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Grateful for His Love

Let Him lead me to the banquet hall, and let His banner over me be love. -Song of Songs 2:4 (NIV) Banner-making is an ancient craft. Rulers, towns, tradesmen, and even churches, displayed banners to mark their territories, strike fear … Continue reading

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One in Prayer

My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message… -John 17:20 (NIV) These lines are from the prayer Jesus prayed just before He was taken prisoner and then to … Continue reading

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Pray for Leaders

I urge you, brothers and sisters, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to join me in my struggle by praying to God for me. -Romans: 15:30 (NIV) Moses was a great leader. After a … Continue reading

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Power in Prayer

They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. -Acts 2:42 Perhaps you remember playing “Red Rover” as a child, where we stood hand-in-hand in two parallel lines singing for someone … Continue reading

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Prayer

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.  – Colossians 4:2 Prayer.  If it is so easy, why doesn’t everyone do it? While at its core, praying may be just “talking to God,” but like every relationship – it takes … Continue reading

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