Thankful: Conclusion

Thankful

Over the last few weeks, we have considered some reasons why we are to be thankful to God. We are to give thanks for His word because it shows us the way of salvation and what we should do to please Him. We are to show gratitude for the blessings that we receive in this life that have been provided to us by God. We must be thankful for God’s mercy which allows us the opportunity to be forgiven of our sins and have fellowship with Him. We also ought to always be grateful for the hope that we have through Christ that allows us to look forward to an eternal reward in heaven.Continue Reading

Faith, Hope, Love

1 Corinthians 13:13

“But now faith, hope, love, abide these three; but the greatest of these is love” (1 Corinthians 13:13). This is a familiar and favorite Bible verse for many people. Yet do we understand what it means? This is an important verse, but we need to consider it in its context so that we can learn […]

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Thankful (Part 4): Thankful for Our Hope

Thankful

“In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet; for the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed. For this perishable must put on the imperishable, and this mortal must put on immortality. But when this perishable will have put on the imperishable, […]

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Thankful (Part 3): Thankful for God’s Mercy

Thankful

“I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has strengthened me, because He considered me faithful, putting me into service, even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent aggressor. Yet I was shown mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief; and the grace of our Lord was more than abundant, with […]

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How to Walk by Faith and Not by Sight

Man in Forest

“For we walk by faith, not by sight” (2 Corinthians 5:7). The statement above is found in Paul’s second letter to the church in Corinth. We could say that this is the fundamental idea behind being a Christian. But what does it mean? How do we “walk by faith” and “not by sight”? To answer […]

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Thankful (Part 2): Thankful for Our Blessings

Thankful

“For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude; for it is sanctified by means of the word of God and prayer” (1 Timothy 4:4-5). It is easy for us to focus on the troubles we face in life. We also tend to look at […]

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Thankful (Part 1): Thankful for God’s Word

Thankful

“Seven times a day I praise You, because of Your righteous ordinances” (Psalm 119:164). We have many different reasons to praise God and give thanks to Him. In the passage above, the psalmist mentioned God’s “righteous ordinances” as a reason to praise Him. He was referring to the word that God revealed to man (the […]

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