Day 30~ Pressing on in Gratitude!

Scripture Reading: Galatians 5:16–24

As you launch out on a new lifestyle of gratitude, use today to set some goals for what you want God to accomplish in your heart, being specific about the ways you intend to practice ongoing thankfulness. For example, if you want to become more deliberate about writing thank-you notes, how many would you like send in a typical week or month? What Scriptures do you plan to memorize and meditate on in relation to thankfulness? Whom will you ask to hold you accountable for specific areas where you need to grow in the grace of gratitude?
Whatever mechanics it requires to get it up and running will soon fall away to the freedom of pursuing it with passion. Are you ready to experience the life-changing power of Christian gratitude? Then let the Lord help you decide what your next steps should be.
Write a simple prayer, expressing to the Lord your desire to develop a radically grateful lifestyle. Thank Him for His supernatural grace that will enable you to “abound in thanksgiving.” 

Life Application:

As I look back on this journey of gratitude I can see how much God has used this challenge to work in my heart and to help me to see areas where I have been ungrateful. I can't say that I've learned what it means to be grateful for everything, but I can say I've learned what it means to be grateful for a few things, and that will hopefully spread on to the rest of my life, and heart. I don't ever want to be satisfied with an areal view of who Christ is and what He has done for me. I want a up close and personal view of God that forces me to be grateful for everything He has done. I want to press on in gratitude until I can't press on any more. I want my life to be so overflowing with gratitude for God that everyone around me can see that the life I live, I live by the faith of the Son of God who loved me, and gave Himself for me. Let's take up this challenge together, and press on to know what it truly means to have a heart of gratefulness!


"Come, and let us return unto the Lord: for he hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up. After two days will he revive us: in the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight. Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth." Hosea 6:1-3



2 comments:

  1. Ha ha! I have the same shirt on today only mine is white and black. :) We seem to have the same taste! Great minds think alike... :)

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    1. Too funny Hannah:) and when I read you're comment I had the same shirt on as in the picture:)

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