“Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:” Psalm 103:1-2 Do you ever talk to yourself? I live alone, and some days if I did not talk to myself, I would have nobody to talk to. Perhaps you are looking for something, and there is no one else around to help you find it, so you ask yourself, “Now where did I have that last?” Sometimes just speaking that out loud, helps you remember, and you can go right to…
“What shall I render unto the LORD for all his benefits toward me? I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the LORD.” Psalm 116:12-13 The Lord has done so much for us, how could we ever repay Him. His gift of salvation alone is so much more than we deserve. His Holy Spirit abiding in our hearts and guiding us each day is so much more than we are worthy of. Daily, He provides us with a comfortable place to live, clothes to wear, and food to eat. We have family and friends who…
“Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits” Psalm 103:2
God is daily showering us with blessings: life and breath, health and strength, joy and peace, just to name a few. How easy it is to forget the source of these things and just take them for granted.
We need to consciously remember the benefits God has given us. A great way to do this it keep a “blessing box”. Every day, write down on a slip of paper something God has done for you, and put it in your box.
When negative situations come your way, and you are tempted to feel discouraged and depressed, it’s time to pull out your blessing box. Sit and read all the benefits God has showered on you, and it will give you faith and hope for the future.
Prayer: Lord, thank You so much for all of Your kindness to me. Spiritual blessings, physical blessings, emotional blessings… I can’t even count them all. Where would I be without You?
Devotion by Liane Grant