Tag: Gratitude

24
Jan

Decisions and Declarations-Lessons from Jonah

Jonah 2:9 “But I will sacrifice to You with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay what I have vowed. Salvation is of the LORD.” This verse summarizes Jonah’s behaviour and attitude. After resisting, turning away and doubting the plans of the Lord, he returns to the Lord with repentance, sacrifice and thanksgiving. How many […]

13
Jan

Do not be Afraid

“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6  The beginning of a new year, also brings in new projects at work, new resolutions for ourselves, new relationships in the family,  new challenges […]

12
Dec

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

1 Corinthians 1:27 – “God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty.” The term “imposter syndrome” is fairly new but many people seem to be struggling with it. The Oxford […]

23
Oct

The Power Of Thanksgiving

Psalm 136:26 Give thanks to the God of heaven. His love endures forever. It’s amazing how something as simple as ‘thanksgiving’ can be ‘powerful.’ While we are encouraged again and again to give thanks to our Mighty Lord of the heavens, how humbling it is to know that this act of gratitude also brings with […]

20
Sep

Habit of Giving Thanks

Oh, that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness, And for His wonderful works to the children of men! Psalm 107:31 We may have heard the phrase ‘Attitude of Gratitude’. Many life skill coaches teach that happiness is related to gratitude. This is very true. Even, science has concluded that gratitude has […]

23
Aug

God loves a grateful heart

Psalm 100:4 — “Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, And into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His name.” (NKJV) The theme of this Psalm is an invitation to enter joyfully into the holy presence of God. For His faithfulness extends to our generation and beyond. Did you know that our Abba Father loves music […]

06
May

Relish God’s Goodness

Psalm 34:8 – “Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good; Blessed is the man who trusts in Him!” What’s your most favorite dish in the world? Now imagine you’ve just discovered a new restaurant that makes the best version of that dish. How would you feel? Your eyes would brighten up, you’d relish […]

14
Feb

Power of Praise

Psalms 19:14 Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer. Praise and worship is a powerful part of our walk with God. It is commanded by God, and just like all the other things He tells us to do […]

12
Jan

Heart of Thanksgiving

Psalm 103:1-2  Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits.   Do you know the secret to success? Success isn’t measured by the amount of accumulated wealth. Some of the wealthiest people in the world live in depression and loneliness. […]

31
Dec

An Explosion of Praise!

Psalm 9:1 I will praise you, O LORD, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonders. It’s the last day of the year. A time to reflect on what has gone by in this year-the good, the bad, the painful, the rejoicing, the hurt, the healing, the losses, the successes, the grieving […]