Tag: Thanksgiving

  • Spiritual Warfare XV: Thanksgiving, Prayer, and Spiritual Warfare

    Spiritual Warfare XV: Thanksgiving, Prayer, and Spiritual Warfare

    All prayer, especially spiritual warfare, should include thanksgiving. We should thank God for what He has already done in the past, who His is, what He is able to accomplish, and His promises. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.

  • Walking in the Light of the World: II. Filled with the Holy Spirit

    Walking in the Light of the World: II. Filled with the Holy Spirit

    God is relational. He does not merely give us a list of tasks and obligations, demanding that we do our job right. He draws us into relationship with Him through His Son, Jesus Christ. A major element of that relationship is the presence of the Holy Spirit in our lives. We cannot walk in the light without being led by the Holy Spirit.

  • Give Thanks In All Circumstances

    “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1 Thessalonians 5:18, ESV). Sometimes, this can be the hardest command in Scripture to obey. Thankfulness can easily drown in a whirlpool of self-pity when life’s circumstances cloud our view. About 15 years ago I was in a meeting where everybody wrote a “gratitude list.” […]