Tag: thanksgiving

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 […]

17
Jan

Praise- Highest form of Worship

Psalm 7:17 “I will give thanks to the LORD because of his righteousness; I will sing the praises of the name of the LORD Most High.” The above verse encourages us to give thanks to the Lord and sing praises to His name. It does not apply any conditions to thank Him and praise Him. […]

27
Dec

Everyday is Thanksgiving

  Psalm 69:30 – I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify Him with thanksgiving.   Psalm 69 is written by David in the midst of a lot of difficulties, which towards the end turns into a great section of praise. It has many references to the experiences that took […]

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 […]

13
Sep

What an awesome God we serve

Praise ye the Lord. O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. Psalms 106:1 KJV Did you know my brothers and sisters in Christ that the mercy of God is new every morning? This simply means that He blesses us with new mercies every single day. In the […]

29
Jun

The Sacrifice of Thanksgiving

But I will sacrifice to You with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay what I have vowed. Salvation is of the Lord.” Jonah 2:9 Sacrifice resonates with surrendering a possession. Is thanksgiving to the Lord Jesus Christ a sacrifice? Jonah prayed this prayer in Jonah 2:9 when he was in the belly of the […]

16
Jun

Thankful for God’s Goodness and Mercy

1 Chronicles 16:34 – “Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever.”  Praise and thanksgiving abound in the Bible. From the Old Testament patriarchs, leaders, judges, kings, and prophets, to the early New Testament believers, we find dozens of individuals who praised God for who He is and […]

14
Jun

A vow of thanks

Psalm 79:13 Then we your people, the sheep of your pasture, will praise you forever; from generation to generation. Children from strong families are the ones who have weathered much in life as a unit and have come out not bitter but better individuals. They’ve been through ups and downs and along the way have […]

31
May

Thank you, God

Psalm 69:30 I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify Him with thanksgiving. (NKJV)   It is easy to Praise God when everything is working well. We would love to declare His excellence, His awesome power and His greatness   But is it the same during our times of trouble? […]

26
Feb

My Father in Good Times and the Bad Times

James 5:13 – Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing psalms. Every day, through our struggles and victories we always approach our parents first. Why? It’s because we trust them and know we can count on them. The same way, we have our Heavenly Father, without whom all our […]