Every day we have benefits that we take for granted or feel we deserve. We don’t even think of thanking God for them because we feel we have earned them. But, with those feelings, we should consider that if God did not give us the needed health and talents to earn the things we desire, we would not have those things.
And, there are some things absolutely no amount of money could ever buy. So, ultimately all thanks really does always and forever belong to the LORD.
Everyone needs to sing with David in Psalm 103:1-5,
Bless the LORD, O my soul;
And all that is within me, bless His holy name.
Bless the LORD, O my soul,
And forget none of His benefits;
Who pardons all your iniquities;
Who heals all your diseases;
Who redeems your life from the pit;
Who crowns you with lovingkindness and compassion;
Who satisfies your years with good things,
So that your youth is renewed like the eagle.
Here David lists the important blessings we can receive only from the LORD. These are the necessities that money can’t buy. There is no way we can earn any of these blessings. And yet, these are an absolute necessity for eternal life.
Have we blessed the LORD for each one of these today?
With humble and thankful hearts we say, “Hallelujah! Lord, You are so loving, kind, and faithful in providing everything we really need for eternal life. Your name is blessed forever.”
A Christian devotional to glorify the LORD of lords and GOD of gods.
Pray for our country.
The LORD made this day, let us rejoice and be glad in Him.
The word of the LORD is tried;
He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him.
Sing for joy in the LORD, O you righteous ones;
Praise is becoming to the upright.
How blessed are those who dwell in Thy house!
They are ever praising Thee.
Just as a father has compassion on his children,
So the LORD has compassion on those who fear Him.
O give thanks to the LORD, for He is good;
For His lovingkindness is everlasting.
Glory in His holy name;
Let the heart of those who seek the LORD be glad.
Not that I have already obtained it, or have already become perfect, but I press on in order that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.