“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.” Psalm 100:4–5
“From them will come songs of thanksgiving and the sound of rejoicing. I will add to their numbers, and they will not be decreased; I will bring them honour, and they will not be disdained.” Jeremiah 30:19
“Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.” Colossians 3:16
“When I give thanks for the seemingly microscopic, I make a place for God to grow within me.” Ann Voskamp
“We are not made happy in life by what we acquire but by what we appreciate.” Michael Ramsden
“Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.” Henry Allen Ironside
“Thanksgiving agrees with heaven by acknowledging the truth that our lives are a gift from God… Thankfulness carries an attitude of humility. Thanksgiving is the only proper way to receive what God has given us because it honours our relationship with him by expressing trust in his goodness.” Bill Johnson
1. Every evening spend five minutes running through what you are thankful for from the day.
2. Each morning pray for a heart of thanksgiving.
3. Set aside an extended time each week on your day off, to write a long list of the things you are thankful for.
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