Category: Devotions

Week 4, Day 6: Sermon Text Discussion Questions

In Times of Much Blessing: Worship Through Thanksgiving Psalm 100 “Make a joyful noise to the Lord , all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord , he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and… Read more »

Week 4, Day 5: Where Thanksgiving Leads

The Song that Never Ends “And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” Colossians 3:17 Thankful Christians sing. History was made in Nagpur, India, in 2012. Sunil Waghmare broke the world record for the longest singing marathon by… Read more »

Week 4, Day 4: What Thanksgiving Sounds Like

Music to God’s Ears “Praise the Lord I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart, in the company of the upright, in the congregation. Great are the works of the Lord, studied by all who delight in them.” Psalm 111:1-2 God loves to hear the simple gratitude of his children. Our first… Read more »

Week 4, Day 3: What Thanksgiving Looks Like

The Thanksgiving of the Redeemed on Display “So all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the Lord with shouting, to the sound of the horn, trumpets, and cymbals, and made loud music on harps and lyres.” 1 Chronicles 15:28 Exuberant displays of gratitude flow from hearts that are thankful for God’s presence… Read more »

Week 4, Day 2: Why Thanksgiving Matters

Meltdown Remedy for All God’s Children “The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:5b-7… Read more »

Week 4, Day 1: What Thanksgiving Is

Grateful, Not Grumbling “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, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and… Read more »

Week 3, Day 6: Sermon Text Discussion Questions

In Times of Strong Attack: Worship Through Plea Psalm 91 “He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord , “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” For he will deliver you from the snare of… Read more »

Week 3, Day 5: Where Pleading Leads

When No Words Remain “Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words. And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for… Read more »

Week 3, Day 4: What Pleading Looks Like

Pleas and Thank You “Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord! O Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my pleas for mercy! If you, O Lord, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness, that you may be feared…. Read more »

Week 3, Day 3: What Pleading Looks Like

Just Appeal “And will not God give justice to his elect, who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long over them? I tell you, he will give justice to them speedily. Nevertheless, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on earth?” Luke 18:7-8 Trust in the timely verdict of… Read more »