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Daily Power – Thanksgiving

Daily Power – Thanksgiving

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. — 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Like many families who enjoy a big meal at Thanksgiving, we started a tradition when the kids were little to go around the table and have each person tell what they are especially thankful for. Over

Deep inside the grateful

Gratitude

  Just look at us! We’ve become overcome with gratitude! Gratitude can’t occupy the same area of space in your heart as carping and complaining. Which will it be? The truth that emerges from the center of you, from the core of your being, is revealed to you by the One who chose you, and

1 Thessalonians 5:18

Thankful for the Greatest Gift

    Nick Vujicic stood atop a table and faced a room full of mesmerized high school students. Some of them wept silently as they listened to this man who was born with no arms or legs proclaim joyfully, “I love life.”1 If there is anyone who would seem to have a good reason to

How to Make It Through the Holidays When You Don’t Feel Very Grateful

It’s that time of year again. Pumpkins are put away, Christmas décor in beginning to fill the stores, and there’s one more big Holiday to celebrate before the Christmas jingles hit the airwaves – Thanksgiving. As Christians we know we are supposed to “give thanks is all circumstances” (1 Thessalonians 5:18) and “give thanks to

Happy Thanksgiving: Focus on Thanking God

Happy Thanksgiving: Focus on Thanking God Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. —1 Thessalonians 5:18 (NIV) Our Thanksgiving plans with extended family are often shaped by what’s happened within the year leading up to the holiday. In the past we’ve gathered at my brother’s house, but

Permission to Lament

Editor’s Note: It’s Sit & Listen Saturday at Devotionals Daily. Enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from No More Faking Fine by Esther Fleece – and don’t miss our exclusive $5 deal on the book! Listen on the blog or on your Alexa device by enabling the skill and then prompting, “Alexa, ask devotionals

Rest and Pray

Rest in Me, My child. Give your mind a break from planning and trying to anticipate what will happen. Pray continually, asking My Spirit to take charge of the details of this day. Remember that you are on a journey with Me. When you try to peer into the future and plan for every possibility,

Gratitude in Everything

John 13:6-9 Talk to anyone who has experienced an extended stay in a hospital or rehab center, and they may tell you the thing they dread most is enduring a bed bath. All of us feel a profound aversion to being bathed by someone else. It’s way too personal, too private. Taking a bath is

have gratitude.

The Methodology of Gratitude

Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturdays with Devotionals Daily. We hope you enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from Robert Morgan, excerpted from his new book Worry Less, Live More. Listen on the blog or on your Alexa device by asking Alexa to read today’s devotion. * I’m tempted to feel some fiendish

It Is Impossible to Thank Him Too Much

Editor’s Note: This month we’re celebrating the Lord’s goodness and faithfulness with thankfulness! What are you grateful for today? Share with us in the comments below! Morning It is impossible to praise or thank Me too much. As it is written, I inhabit the praises of My people. Sometimes your adoration is a spontaneous overflow of

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