July – Month of Thanksgiving to Our God
Thanks be to the Lord who has been mindful of us and counted us worthy to see the 7th month of the year 2014.
“I will bless the Lord at all times;
His praise shall continually be in my mouth”. Psalm 34:1
This is the month of Thanksgiving to our God.
Our God is not a distant power. He is not an awesome “other.” He is not a watchmaker God, who sets the universe in motion and then withdrew, having lost interest in the processes of life which He began.
God is a Person who is revealed most clearly in His loving approach to humankind. God draws near to you and me, eager to forgive, filled with parental compassion, and continuing always to love those who have turned to rely on Him.
We must remember that God’s blessings on us depends on our obedience to His covenant. Believers today must be obedient to God’s will if they would enjoy God’s best (2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1).
The Psalmist listed six special blessings from the Lord in Psalm 103:3-5
Forgiveness, healing, redemption, love, satisfaction, and renewal.
The psalmist admonishes us not to forget the blessings after we have received them and enjoyed them. “In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1 Thessalonians 5:18).
1. Thank God for all you are today! Worship His Majesty.
2. Thank God for all the storms around your life
3. Thank God for your wonderful expected future.
Let the words of our mouths and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight oh Lord our Strength and our Redeemer. (Psalm 19:14).
Pastor Lillian Haastrup