Learning to be Thankful in All Circumstances

Being thankful is a learning process. The secret to being thankful in any circumstance is to rejoice in the Lord, always!

Learning to be thankful in all circumstances? Why do we need to learn to be thankful? Shouldn't thankfulness be as natural to us as breathing? I believe thankfulness comes from a heart that knows and loves God. I know God and I love God but I am not always thankful. How about you? This I am learning, God puts us in places tailor made just for you and just for me to teach us … [Read more...]

What Blessings Do We Have in Christ?

What blessings do we have in Christ? There are certain blessings that all regenerate believers have in the spiritual realm. I'm part of a Facebook group that was just discussing how misused or misunderstood the words "anointed," "favor," and "blessings" are today. I think so many times we tend to think of blessings as immediate, physical, carnal, or temporal (in the here and … [Read more...]

Breaking the Image

I'm reading through a chronological study Bible. It's the second time in my life I've undertaken to read the whole Bible. I'm struck by different events and things that aren't talked about much, even sometimes having forgotten those things happened. One such event is in 1 Samuel 5: The Philistines and the Ark. Israel and the Philistines had a fight and the Philistines had … [Read more...]

The Power of Praise

I was not a happy camper this morning. Yard work was on the agenda. My nemesis since childhood. I'm not really much of an outdoor girl. OK, so not at all. I prefer not to venture past my front porch unless I have to. And I do mean "have to." Like if the house caught fire, for instance. I'm pretty sure I'd have to go out into the yard in that case. Maybe … [Read more...]

God IS

God Is - 18 Characteristics of God | Satisfaction Through Christ

God IS I love when people are showing thanks and gratitude for what the Lord has done for them, but sometimes they make me sad. Hear me out before you quit reading. They will often say “God has been so good to me” or “God has been so gracious” and I know it’s just a phrase and it is said while giving thanks, but sometimes in our weakness, trials, discouragements and … [Read more...]