Thankfully Use Each Day For God
“To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything He has given us — and He has given us everything. Every breath we draw is a gift of His love, every moment of existence is a grace, for it brings with it immense graces from Him.” - Thomas Merton (Thoughts on Solitude)
“Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever.” Psalm 118:1 (NKJV)
It is good to give God thanks. A grateful heart is one that appreciates the love and sacrifice of Christ. And since each new day is a gift, we shouldn’t be caught wasting our time on meaningless pursuits. How then are you using today to thank and glorify God?
Because Jesus willingly took our sins upon the cross, we are able to approach God as His adopted children. Eternal life is our sweet reward. But while we are on earth, we should use our time wisely.
I believe earthly lessons, and the wisdom gained from them, will be carried with us into heaven. Earth is our Prep School, so I encourage you to learn as much as you can about God. Reading the Bible increases knowledge, understanding, and wisdom. Scripture should also inspire and motivate you into action and service. Jesus was all about service and timely action.
When thankfulness for God’s grace is apparent, He…..
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