Thanksgiving has always been such a special holiday to me, but it has grown even more special to me as I have learned how powerful true gratitude and thanksgiving is in a person's life. As Believers, this must be a very important habit that we allow to flow in and through our hearts & minds continuously.
Singing God's praises and giving Him thanks is such an instrument of power! Truly there is such victory in singing, shouting, and giving God our praise and thanks. There is a breakthrough that comes when you choose to praise Him and be thankful regardless of the circumstances that you are facing.
We can do this when we believe what God says. Psalm 40:2-3 TPT "He stooped down to lift me out of danger from the desolate pit I was in, out of the muddy mess I had fallen into. Now He's lifted me up into a firm, secure place and steadied me while I walk along His ascending path. A new song for a new day rises up in me every time I think about how He breaks through for me! Estatic praise pours out of my mouth until everyone hears how God has set me free. Many will see His miracles; they'll stand in awe of God and fall in love with Him."
You are walking on an ascending path!! You are not going down, but you are going up!!! And He gives you a new song! It's your job to let it come out- sing it!! When we praise God and are truly thankful it affects so much more than just our little lives, but it will impact all who see us as they witness God's mighty delieverance & goodness! I choose to be thankful and grateful for God in my life, for where He's brought me from and where He has brought me to! I am grateful for the precious friends that God has placed in my life, and the wonderful company of believers from so many places that we get to partner with on this assignment of serving God & His purposes!!! We will choose every day to be a grateful, thankful people!