The WILL of God to be  Saying THANKS Continually

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.“-{1 Thess 5:18}.

Thanksgiving is the will of God, THANKSGIVING GLORIFIES GOD .{Luke 17:15-17}. Our prayers are to be permeated with Thanksgiving as it helps to combat anxiety also.- {Read Phil 4:6}. Thanksgiving helps us to stay spiritually “alert” in devoting ourselves to prayer -{Read Col 4:1-2}

Who is to be the FOCUS of Thanksgiving?

GOD! God is to be The OBJECT OF OUR THANKS GIVING. Psalm  100:3-4 says, – “Give thanks to Him; …”

What  should you be Thankful for?

Thankful to Him for His…

A. GOODNESS– 1 Chron 16:34 “ O  Give thanks to the Lord for He is GOOD, for His Lovingkindness is everlasting.”
Thank  Him for His...

B. VICTORY – 1 Cor 15:57 – “But THANKS BE TO  GOD who GIVES us the VICTORY through our Lord Jesus Christ.” – Victory over sin, satan and death…

Thank  God for His…

C. SALVATION – 2 Cor 9:15 – “Thanks Be  TO GOD for  His Indescribable gift.”

 Give thanks to Him for…

D. CHANGING LIVES– 2 Thes 1:3 – “We ought  ALWAYS TO GIVE THANKS TO GOD for you brethren, as is only fitting, BECAUSE your faith is Greatly enlarged and the love of each one of you toward one another GROWS even Greater.”

Give thanks to Him for…

E. Other Christians/ The Family of God – Phil 1:3 – “  I give  THANKS to God upon every remembrance of You..”


F. BEING ABLE TO PARTICIPATE in the gospel with OTHERS. – Phil 1:3 “ I thank my God upon my every remembrance of you all… in view of your PARTICIPATION in the Gospel from the first day until now.”

2. – THANKFULNESS IS TO PERMEATE YOUR PRAYING. – * Phil 4:6 “ Be anxious in Nothing but in EVERYTHING by prayer and supplication WITH THANKSGIVING… let your requests be made known unto God and the peace of God which surpasses all understanding shall guard your heart and  minds in Christ Jesus.”  “Devote yourselves to prayer keeping alert through an attitude of thanksgiving.” – Col 4:2.

The revealed “will of God, ” is for us to give thanks. In times of difficulties we can thank Him for the opportunity to pray, to develop spiritually, to use for the advancement of the Gospel. In times of severe trials, Peter wrote “…Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect,” {1 Peter 3:15}.

Develop Thanksgiving. Look again at the above verses. Choose a verse to Think on, Meditate, word for word, phrase by phrase and Do Give God Thanks.. It is His Will for you and me!