“And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all. 15 See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone. 16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” (1 Thessalonians 5:14-18)
“And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” (Colossians 3:17)
“A Psalm for giving thanks. Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name! For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations. (Psalm 100:1-5)
Jesus’s will for us is thanks in all circumstances! Where the world says grumbling and complaining are okay, God encourages us to give thanks. When we have gratitude for our life, no matter what’s happening, we tune into wonder. Seeing the world as God sees, a masterpiece. From this place, difficulties melt away. Staying humble enough to give thanks in all circumstances sparks our joy. Does this sound too good to be true? We want to encourage you today: meditate on these scriptures. See how your heart and spirit thrives from gratitude. Don’t be surprised if lasting joy brims inside of you!
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