Every morning, tell him, “Thank You for your kindness,” and every evening rejoice in all his faithfulness. (Psalms 92 -2) The Lord’s mercies and compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is His faithfulness. I wish I could say I am a perfect soul who does not despair and instead, follows that message to our Father every day and night. I’m blessed even with my imperfections—and times I pray and cry to Him—that I’m completely and totally restored forever.
Paul understood we can’t focus on our circumstances. He encouraged his readers to give thanks for everything. Everything? Yes, everything. So how did he do that when he suffered hardships? He understood giving thanks is the will of God for us.
We probably can all agree to give God glory, thanks, honor, and praise. He’s altogether worthy to receive all those and more. But what of our stuff will we give to God?
Find out why I am thankful for multifaceted answers to prayer! Several years ago, I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, not life threatening but really painful for me as I hate needles.