Article Display
Email  |  My Account  |  Donate
"And when ye will offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving unto the Lord, offer it at your own will" (Lev. 22:29).

Why does God desire for us to be a thankful people? For the same reason the devil strives to convince us to forget God's blessing and promise in our lives: Thankfulness brings triumph.

For the most part, it is easy to give thanks for those promises that have come to pass or those miracles that have manifested. But what about those promises you have held fast to for some time? What about those doors to you've been waiting for to open that you know belong to you?

Give thanks by faith—this type of thanksgiving will bring triumph.

In Psalm 119:62, we find, "At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee because of thy righteous judgments."

Have you ever been up at midnight? It is the darkest time of night. The light and newness of the previous morning seem so long ago; the next sunrise seems so far away.

In the midnight hour of your life, when it appears the darkest and the light of an answer seems so out of reach, give thanks. Rise up with a thankful heart, because God's Word declares that He wills for you to have the best.

A Sacrifice of Thanksgiving
You will not feel like giving thanks—every fiber of your carnal nature will scream that you are wasting your time, but as you allow your spirit to declare the sacrifice of thanksgiving, things will begin to turn around.

The situation has no choice, and there can be no other result, when we give thanks to God. He honors your sacrifice and declares His righteous judgment in your favor.

As we approach Thanksgiving Day, give God glory for His benefits that have already been received, but make this a day of greater victory by giving thanks to God for those promises and provisions that have yet to come forth.

You may be at a dark time in your life when you are asking the question, "What do I have to be thankful for?" It is during this time that you can focus on God's Word—it cannot fail.

This powerful principle is found in Psalm chapter 67:
Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee. Then shall the earth yield her increase; and God, even our own God, shall bless us.
(Ps. 67:5-6)
With these things in mind, at your own will, give thanks to God. According to His Word, you can prepare for the earth to yield its increase and your life will be blessed.

Thanksgiving brings triumph!

Copyright © Mott Ministries
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Author Biography

Morris Mott
Web site: Christ Church Today
 
Morris entered into the ministry at the age of eighteen. At nineteen, he was serving as a pastor. Ordained as a Baptist minister, a deep hunger for the things of God along with the conviction from his study of the scriptures that God's miracle power is still active today resulted in Morris receiving the baptism of the Holy Spirit.
Read more...

About Us

The online ministry of cfaith has been helping people discover faith, friends and freedom in the Word since 2000. Cfaith provides a unique and comprehensive collection of faith-building resources for the worldwide faith community.

At cfaith, you can strengthen your faith and deepen your understanding of the Word of God by digging into the vast collection of teaching articles, streaming audio and video messages, and daily devotionals. No other website offers such a unique and extensive collection of spiritual-growth resources aimed at helping you grow in your knowledge of the Word.

Read More...

 

 

Support Us

Why support cfaith?


(All contributions are 100% tax deductible)


SUPPORT CFAITH WITH ONE CLICK!

For every Internet search you make using
goodsearch, cfaith will receive one penny!

GS Logo 250x38

Contact Us

Business Hours:


Monday—Friday: 9 a.m.—5 p.m. CST
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Phone:

(763) 488-7800 or (800) 748-8107

Mailing Address: 

CFAITH.com
9201 75th Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

 

Login Form

Please ignore the “Secret Key” field; it is not needed to log in to cfaith.

Login Change Article

Spring360x442
You need to enable user registration from User Manager/Options in the backend of Joomla before this module will activate.