Psalm 92:1 – It is good to give thanks to the Lord, And to sing praises to Your name, O Most High;
You cannot deny the fact that it is certainly good to give thanks to the LORD. To give thanks means, “to give public acknowledgment” or “to praise God verbally in a public setting.” Giving Him thanks is good in the sense that the Lord deserves such gratitude from you. Offering Him thanks is good for you personally, so that your heart stays right before Him. Being openly thankful is also good for others to hear from you, so they can witness your true commitment to God. You can thank Him in the morning, and you can thank Him at night for His lovingkindness and faithfulness. Thank Him early in the morning for a new day and for His lovingkindness that has brought you to a new day. At night, when you go to bed, you can thank Him for his faithfulness in bringing you through the day. It is wonderful to have a God who will bring you and me through every day! Being grateful to Him for all He does for us is the least we can do.
Do you want to do a good thing today? All right, then give thanks to the Lord right now wherever you are and soon you will find yourself singing praises to His name. The Bible reminds us, that the God of Heaven is worthy of all our honor and praise. The Apostle Paul tells us to be thankful in everything that happens in this life, because this is the will of God for those who are in Christ Jesus. Your challenge this week is to be grateful to God for what He has done for you, thank Him for what He is doing right now through you and finally, praise Him in advance for what He is yet preparing to do with you. By blessing God through daily thankfulness, you transform your feelings of despair and anxiety into an attitude of praise and hopefulness. Thank Him for the successful years and the trying years you have been through. Thank Him for the people that are in your life, both those whom you love and those whom love you, but also for the people that have really stretched you, because they have made you stronger. Thank Him this week, for it is a good thing to do. God bless you and Merry Christmas.