(This is a challenge between student and teacher. Rules of the challenge are found in the posting entitled: “A Challenge Has Been Presented Using the Book of Psalms”)
Today’s Verse: “Therefore I will give thanks to You, O Lord, among the Gentiles, and sing praises to Your name.” Psalms 18:49 (NKJV)
I Give Thanks For: My Relationship with a Holy God!
It makes perfect sense on this first day of our “28 Days of Thanksgiving Through the Book of Psalms” to share that the number one thing that I give thanks for is my relationship with my God. And why not, He is after all my Creator; the One who knows me better than anyone else. He lovingly placed me in a family where I could learn more about Him. Together, we not only learned about God, but we loved God, worshiped God, and served God. So God has been a very key figure in my life and thus it seems like I’ve always known God.
I am thankful that God not only knows me, but He loves me. Just the way I am. Faults and all. God loves me unconditionally and eternally! God is always there for me, through thick and thin, good and bad, ugly and beautiful times of life. He promises to never leave nor forsake me – and I’m mighty glad that over many years, He has never once failed in that promise! I cherish the fact that I can talk with God anytime I want to and anywhere I am. He’s always got His eye upon me. His ear is forever tuned to listen to my cries and hear my prayers. His almighty right hand is always ready to hold onto me or pick me up when I fall. God is my strength, my rock, my shelter, my refuge; God is everything I need! I’m so thankful that I am still learning about Him; thankful that I desire to learn so much more. I am so thankful for the relationship I share with my God. It’s personal, it’s powerful, it’s profound and it’s peaceful. One thing is for certain: I could never, ever do this thing called life without knowing God!