Monday, March 19, 2012

Giving Thanks


Heb 3:13

Recently, I had been on an intense activity, and at the end of it, a serious issue arose.  For others in a similar situation, it may be a negative comment, or something similar.

I was fortunate, and a Christian Friend shared with me that we need to give God thanks regardless of what happened.  I was already doing that and he reinforced that principle.  The Bible says we need to encourage one another daily, Heb 3:13, that includes encouraging us to give thanks to the Lord in all things.

There are times when it is difficult to be thankful, but do you realize what satan may be trying to do?  He is trying to keep you from giving praise to God, and thereby robbing God of praise. 

Consider this prayer when discouragement comes your way:  Father, help me to be thankful for you guiding this situation, even though I do not see it now.  In Jesus’ Name, Amen.