Wednesday, November 23, 2016

God Deserves our Praise ~



 Hello my dear friends~
Let us give our Lord thanks. Why? Because He is God
and deserves our praise.
Here in the United States we will be celebrating Thanksgiving tomorrow.
 Many of us will gather together with loved ones
enjoying the blessings of a delicious meal and sweet fellowship one with another.
But whether you are celebrating Thanksgiving Day or not
let us all bow our hearts and heads with gratitude 
for every good thing which the Lord has blessed us with.
 "Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above,
and cometh down from the Father."
(James 1:17)
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We have so much to be thankful for, surely the Lord is worthy of our praise.
As we desire to have deep and lasting joy,
it's important for us to develop and attitude of appreciation.
We must purpose in our hearts to be thankful for everything
and count our blessings throughout the beautiful days God affords us.
 "I will praise thee, O Lord, with my whole heart."
(Psalm 9:1)
As we count our blessings, let us begin with what it cost Jesus
to have a relationship with us. 
Let us be grateful for the amazing  forgiveness that He gave us
pardoning your sins ~ past present and future.
Let us ponder in our hearts how great and wonderful God is;
who would never leave us or forsake us, but loves
protects and provides for our every need.
And let us not forget the wonderful plans God has for us
and all the loved ones He's given us to share our lives with.
 "Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous:
for praise is comely for the upright."
(Psalm 33:1) 
  Dear Friends ~ we have so much to be grateful for.
Surely the Lord is worthy of our praise.
Therefore, let us go through each day voicing our praise and appreciation.
There's no substitute for thanksgiving and praise to grow
our intimate relationship with our Heavenly Father.
He deserves our praise.



"I will be glad and rejoice in thee:
I will sing praise to thy name,
O thou most High."
Amen.

Be Thankful!
~ Debbie ~

14 comments:

Stephanie said...

Amen! This post is a good reminder for ALL our days...not just the day before Thanksgiving. We do indeed have MUCH to be thankful for. I can't help but give thanks and praise the Lord for His goodness and protection especially after what happened this morning...I'm still shaking inside!

How I thank our precious Lord for His great love, mercy, and grace. Happy Thanksgiving to you! And I'll see you tomorrow :) Love you!

Ang Smith said...

Yes, we DO have an abundance of things to be thankful for. I've tried to literally count my blessings, more than once, and it is impossible!! Isn't that great?! Wishing you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving! :)

Jeanna said...

These are wonderful words, Debbie. We have many blessings to be thankful for...All Glory to God!

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Amen dear Debbie, I often quote " In everything give thanks for this is the will of God, in Christ Jesus, concerning you." Mind you it's a very hard one to live up to..😉
We were created for the purpose of giving God pleasure, especially in giving Him the glory and thanks for what He does. Oh how often I fall short.
“Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.” Rev 4:11
May Lord bless your family time dear friend, and keep you in His mercy in the days ahead, ❤️❤️
Shaz in Oz.x

Regine Karpel said...

Thank you.

AnnMarie aka Vintage Junkie aka NaNa said...

A blessed, happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

hobbyloes said...

Yes, there are so many things to be thankful for, all the blessings every day, we count them all.
Wish you and your family a blessed Thanksgiving!!

Debby Ray said...

Amen my sweet friend! What a glorious day for giving thanks, as EVERY day is! He is SO GOOD! I am so thankful for you and my other precious blogging sisters! God bless you and your family as you celebrate thankfulness today! Hugs and much love to you! ♥

Celestina Marie said...

Beautiful my dear friend. Let us give thanks in everything in everyday. Wishing you and your sweet family a very Happy Thanksgiving.
Blessings and love be yours. xo

Jazzmin said...

So beautiful, so truly beautiful. What a most lovely reflection on our precious Lord and Savior and the thankfulness we owe to Him.
These verses were such a blessing to read, as well.

I hope that you and Stephanie and your whole family had a Thanksgiving full of love, laughter, and many blessings!

Hugs and blessings,
Jazzmin

Deborah Montgomery said...

Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family Debbie. Yes, we have so much to thank our good God for. He has blessed us all with so much! xo Deborah
ps I am thankful that today I can sit in my jammies, drink tea, and stay away from the Black Friday madness! :)

Cheryl said...

Amen, and amen, sweet friend. I hope your Thanksgiving Day was filled with boundless blessings! Sending you love and hugs today!

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Praise, indeed!

My best to you and yours, dear lady. Hugs. ♥

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

Yes, we must give praise to our ever faithful and loving Father, Debbie, and you said it so beautifully.
I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your dear family. Love and blessings are sent to you.

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