Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind, for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things. Psalm 107:8-9, NIV
When I’m struggling to search for a positive thought or the encouragement to keep moving forward, I stop and think about what God’s Word has to say about His unfailing love for us and the many examples of His favor towards us. I take account of how my life is filled with so many good things because God’s heart towards us is displayed in His actions.
In times of distress, I do not fret for my hope is in Him. In times of trials, I do not tire for He is my strength. In times of financial uncertainty, I remain certain that He cares for me and will supply all my needs. God is always faithful. It is up to us to trust and obey Him, avoid a spirit of rebellion, be alert to hunger for Him, and not get an appetite for the things of this world.
What has happened in your life that mirrors the verses of this chapter? What are you most thankful for this Thanksgiving? How will you express that thankfulness? How can we extend an attitude and actions of gratefulness into the month of December and throughout the next year?
Today, I challenge you to make a commitment and a plan to joyfully and consistently give credit and gratitude to God in such a way that others may also see that He is God and give Him thanks. Happy Thanksgiving!
Lord, we thank you for Your unfailing love and wonderful deeds. Help us share with the world that You satisfy the thirsty and fill the hungry with good things. Amen!
Copyright Kathy Branzell.
Kathy has a heart for encouraging Christian educators and currently serves as the President of the National Day of Prayer Task Force. Prior to this role, she was the founder and president of Fellowship and Christian Encouragement (FACE) for Educators.