Peace, R. A. Torrey, and Colossians 3:16 (Everyday Thanks #11)

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Today, I am thankful for peace that passeth all understanding.

Our quote of thanks is from R. A. Torrey.  He said, “The failure to return thanks for definite blessings received is a manifestation of ingratitude that grieves Jesus Christ.”

Our Bible verse of thanks is Colossians 3:16. It reads, “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.”

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Ministry, George Macdonald, and I Timothy 1:12 (Everyday Thanks #10)

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Today, I am thankful that God has counted me worthy by putting me into the ministry.

Our quote of thanks is from George MacDonald. He said, “The careless soul receives the Father’s gifts as if it were a way things had of dropping into his hand…yet he is ever complaining, as if someone were accountable for the problems which meet him at every turn. For the good that comes to him, he gives no thanks—who is there to thank? At the disappointments that befall him he grumbles—there must be someone to blame!”

Our Bible verse of thanks is I Timothy 1:12. It reads, “And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that He counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry.”

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Life, Michael Job, and Revelation 4:9-10 (Everyday Thanks #9)

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Today, I am thankful for life.

Our quote of thanks is from Michael Job. He said, “I asked for strength, and God gave me difficulties to make me strong. I asked for wisdom, and God gave me problems to solve. I asked for prosperity, and God gave me brain and brawn to work. I asked for courage, and God gave me dangers to overcome. I asked for love, and God gave me opportunities. I received nothing I wanted, I received everything I needed. My prayer has been answered.”

Our Bible verse of thanks is Revelation 4:9-10. It reads, “And when those beasts give glory and honour and thanks to Him that sat on the throne, who liveth for ever and ever, The four and twenty elders fall down before him that sat on the throne, and worship him that liveth for ever and ever, and cast their crowns before the throne.”

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God Is In Control, A. C. A. Hall, and John 11:4 (Everyday Thanks #8)

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Today, I am thankful that God is always in control of everything.

Our quote of thanks is from A. C. A. Hall. He said, “Learn the lesson of thanksgiving. It is due to God, it is due to ourselves. Thanksgiving for the past makes us trustful in the present and hopeful for the future. What He has done is the pledge of what He will do.”

Our Bible verse of thanks is John 11:41. It reads, “Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead was laid. And Jesus lifted up His eyes, and said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard Me.”

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Prayer, ‘Thanksliving’, and Matthew 26:27 (Everyday Thanks #7)

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Today, I am thankful for the power of prayer and the power of praying people.

Our quote of thanks is from Unknown. He said, “Thanksgiving is good, but ‘thanksliving’ is better.”

Our Bible verse of thanks is Matthew 26:27. It reads, “And He took the cup and gave thanks, and gave it unto them, saying, Drink ye all of it.”

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Jesus’ Sacrifice, Bob Russell, and Psalm 106:1 (Everyday Thanks #6)

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Today, I am thankful for the sacrifice of Jesus Christ.

Our quote of thanks is from Bob Russell. He said, “It is a rare person who, when his cup frequently runs over, can thank God instead of complaining about the limited size of his mug!”

Our Bible verse of thanks is Psalm 106:1. It reads, “Praise ye the Lord. O give thanks unto the Lord; for He is good: for His mercy endureth for ever.”

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Freedom, Dennis Prager, and Colossians 2:7 (Everyday Thanks #5)

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Today, I am thankful for the freedom to do what is right.

Our quote of thanks is from Dennis Prager. He said, “Happiness is impossible without gratitude.”

Our Bible verse of thanks is Colossians 2:7. It reads, “Rooted and built up in Him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.”

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God’s Love, Ole Kristian O. Hallesby, and I Thessalonians 5:18 (Everyday Thanks #4)

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Today, I am thankful for the love of God.

Our quote of thanks is from Ole Kristian O. Hallesby. He said, “Jesus is moved to happiness every time He sees that you appreciate what He has done for you. Grip His pierced hand and say to Him, ‘I thank Thee, Saviour, because Thou has died for me.’ Thank Him likewise for all the other blessings He has showered upon you from day to day. It brings joy to Jesus.”

Our Bible verse of thanks is I Thessalonians 5:18. It reads, “In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.”

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God’s Faithfulness, Rick Warren, and Psalm 50:14 (Everyday Thanks #3)

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Today, I am thankful for God’s faithfulness.

Our quote of thanks is from Rick Warren. He said, “When the Christian praises and gives thanks to God, this not only pleases God, but it enriches the Christian’s life with joy. It is a reciprocating transaction between God and man.”

Our Bible verse of thanks is Psalm 50:14. It reads, “Offer unto God thanksgiving; and pay thy vow unto the Most High.”

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Heaven, Elizabeth Carter, and Psalm 105:1 (Everyday Thanks #2)

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Today, I am thankful for the hope of Heaven.

Our quote of thanks is from Elizabeth Carter. She said, “Remember that not to be happy is not to be grateful.”

Our Bible verse of thanks is Psalm 105:1. It reads, “O give thanks unto the Lord; call upon His name: make known His deeds among the people.”

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