Prayer for the Week of Thanksgiving

Dear Lord,

As this week of Thanksgiving begins I stop to ponder why do we often need a holiday to remind us to give thanks. It is hard in this sinful life to have a grateful spirit. Life makes that challenging, events and our circumstances harden our hearts

A grateful spirit becomes more challenging during times of oppression, persecution or grief than during periods of bliss. I have had seasoned, and new Christians ask me this question. “Please tell me how we are supposed to ignore all the pain and suffering and have a thankful attitude?
What exactly I am thanking you for Lord?” Have you been there? Have you wanted to ask God this question? I want to explore the answer. We will see want answers God provides.

Paul’s letter to the Thessalonians provides context.

Always be joyful. Never stop praying. Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus. I Thessalonians 5:15-18


Is a wake up call that happiness is not the prerequisite for a grateful spirit, but Christ is. No matter our situation we have been redeemed.

We give thanks for the gift of God’s grace freely given to all the world through His Son, Jesus Christ. So, this week and every week be grateful for whose you are in Christ Jesus. In Jesus’ name, we pray, Amen.

Published by Keith Haney

I am a writer who is passionate about sharing content with people that will brighten their day and challenge their thinking. If you give my work a read, I believe you will find it a source of encouragement. And to honest don't we all need something positive in our lives?

One thought on “Prayer for the Week of Thanksgiving

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

stumblingfaith

Just another WordPress.com site

New Life in Christ Jesus

"And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper..Psalms 1:3

The Seed Sower

"Plant a seed today, save a soul tomorrow."

thebrokenrunner

"I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus." - Phil. 3:14

Heaven not Harvard

Faith-based Parenting for Real Life

Eagle Wings

Strength Power Vision

Andy Brown

andy-brown.org

%d bloggers like this: