This time of year we focus our thoughts on GIVING THANKS more than usual, and that is a good thing even when we intentionally practice a heart of gratitude all year long.
Why is that good? Because it causes us to pause, and dig deeper in this area of our life. We open up more of our thought life this next week to remain in this posture of thanksgiving. So dig deep and find the abundance.
Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. ~1 Thessalonians 5:13
And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. 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: 15-17
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
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
For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened. ~Romans 1:21