Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Be Thankful

Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good, His love endures forever. Give thanks to the God of gods, His love endures forever. Give thanks to the Lord of Lords, His love endures forever. -Psalm 136:1-3

"The trumpeters and singers joined in unison,
and with one voice, to give praise and thanks to the LORD. Accompanied by trumpets,
cymbals and other instruments, they raised their voices in praise to the LORD and sang: 'He is good; His love endures forever.' Then the temple of theLORD was filled with a cloud." -2 Chronicles 5:13

"I will give thanks to the LORD because of His

righteousness and will sing praise to the
name of the LORD Most High." -Psalm 7:17

"The LORD is my strength and my shield;

my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped.

My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to Him in song."

-Psalm 28:7

"I will give You thanks in the great assembly;
among throngs of people I will praise you." Psalm 35:18

"I will praise God's name in song and glorify
Him with thanksgiving." -Psalm 69:30

"Enter into His gates with thanksgiving
and His courts with praise; give thanks to
Him and praise His name." -Psalm 100:4

"Give thanks to the Lord, call on His name;
make known among the nations what He has done.
Sing to Him, sing praise to Him; tell of all His wonderful acts.
Glory in His holy name; let the hearts of those who seek
the LORD rejoice. Look to the LORD and His strength;
seek His face always. Remember the wonders He has done,
His miracles, and the judgments He pronounced."
-Psalm 105:1-5

"Let them give thanks to the LORD for His unfailing
love and His wonderful deeds for men." -Psalm 107:8

"I will give You thanks, for You answered me;
You have become my salvation." -Psalm 118:21

"You are my God, and I will give you thanks;
You are my God, and I will exalt You." -Psalm 118:28

"At midnight I rise to give You thanks
for Your righteous laws." -Psalm 119:62

"From them will come songs of thanksgiving
and the sound of rejoicing. I will add to their
numbers, and they will not be decreased;
I will bring them honor, and
they will not be disdained." -Jeremiah 30:19

"And whatever you do, whether in word or deed,
do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving
to God the Father through Him."
-Colossians 3:17

"And the twenty-four elders, who were seated
on their thrones before God, fell on their faces
and worshipped God, saying: We give thanks to You,
Lord God Almighty, the One who is and who was,

because You have taken Your great power
and have begun to reign." -Revelation 11:16-17

*This is taken from our Church Newsletter but I wanted to share it with you because these are such great scriptures to reflect on this week


Debbie C. said...

Thanks for the scriptures, I am feeling extremely thankful these days; for the Lord has blessed me so much. I cannot contain it. It should be my heartfelt cry all the time, not just at this time of year or because of a certain experience I have had. I need to learn a thankful heart for always.

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Debbie P. said...

Thank you so much for your encouraging words. The only reason I blog is to try to encourage and share what God lies on my heart. God bless you!