Posts tagged with ‘Gratitude’

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6/6/17 OF ALL THAT IS PRECIOUS, JESUS TOPS THE LIST

by Barry Lovett
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“Coming to Him as to a living stone, rejected indeed by men, but chosen by God and precious.” I Peter 2:4 While we pile up many things that are important to us, very little of it is really precious. In fact, the most precious things in life are not material things at all. Rather, it’s the people […]

5/17/17 THE PAIN OF DISAPPOINTMENT IS SOOTHED BY A HEART OF GRATITUDE

by Barry Lovett
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“You have turned for me my mourning into dancing.” Psalm 30:11 When the psalmist counted his blessings, he was lifted out of his despair and praised God. Are you facing a situation in which you could be disappointed? Why not set up a celebration to count your blessings no matter what the outcome? The pain of disappointment […]

2/23/17 A GRATEFUL HEART; ANOTHER GIFT FROM GOD

by Barry Lovett
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“As for every man…to receive his heritage and rejoice in his labor- this is the gift of God.” Ecclesiastes 5:19. The writer of Ecclesiastes saw God at every turn in the enjoyment of material things.  From beginning to end, all of life is a continuous gift-giving by God.  We deserve nothing. He owes us nothing. […]