Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Directories Videos News Photos Blogs Singles Forums Chat Health & Wellness
Home > Blogs > Post Content

Reasons To Give Thanksţ (403 hits)


by Dr. Charles F. Stanley
We often remember to thank Him when something positive happens in our life. But 1 Thessalonians 5:18 tells us to give thanks in all things, which includes difficult times as well as happier circumstances. Of course, thanking God for something painful may seem illogical—but it is not. There are a number of reasons why, no matter what we are going through, it truly is “good to give thanks to the Lord” (Psalm 92:1 niv).

The first reason is stated in Psalm 107:1, which tells us to “give thanks to the Lord, for He is good (emphasis added).” Even though life may be difficult, our hope and joy remain because we serve the eternal, omniscient, omnipotent God of love.

Second, our gratitude magnifies the Lord. He is glorified when we acknowledge His goodness and thank Him for His continual blessings. God is also pleased when, even in difficult times, we obediently thank Him.

Third, thankfulness reinforces our faith. When we remember how God has met our needs, protected us, and answered cries for help, our trust in Him is strengthened.
Posted By: anita moore
Wednesday, November 24th 2010 at 12:29PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
On this blessed occasion, let us thank God for what he has bestowed upon our lives, because in him are hidden all treasure of wisdom, knowledge and understanding. Thanks him for your loved ones and those around you that have been a blessing i your life. Thank him for moving you through the trials and tribulations and giving you strength to endure. Can everybody say AMEN!
Wednesday, November 24th 2010 at 12:31PM
anita moore
Amen Sistah!
Thursday, November 25th 2010 at 2:28PM
Jen Fad
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
Scholarship Book For "C" Average Students‏
Black Biz Hookup - Discounts From Black-Owned Businesses
A Message From Michelle Obama"
Black Church Leaders Support Obama's Healthcare Reform
Women Fighting for Love Like Losers-"Anna Renee Is Still Talking"
Shaq's New Girlfriend Nikki Alexander
Actress Regina King Dating Malcolm Jamal Warner
Stephanie Seymour's Son Slams the Haters Over Mom Smooch
Forward This Blog Entry!
Blogs Home

(Advertise Here)
New Members
>> more | invite 
Latest Jobs
Internal Auditor - Wealth Managment with Truist Financial Corporation in Charlotte, NC.
Graduate Assistantships with Boston University Department of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance in Boston, MA.
Sr. Public Relations Specialist with EmblemHealth in New York, NY.
2021 Finance Intern with Five9 in SAN RAMON, CA.
Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting with Lebanon Valley College in Annville, PA.
>> more | add
Employer Showcase
>> more | add