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Grateful to God in all things

Grace For Today“Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”1 Thessalonians 5:16–18

An attitude of gratitude is a decision we must make every morning when we get out of bed – even when we don’t feel like it. Remember that each new day is a gift from God. The fact that we woke up at all is a blessing from God.

Even though you may have money troubles, physical ailments, rebellious children or other complaints, choose to give thanks to God in all circumstances. Don’t just thank Him for when things are going good in your life, but also for the things that are going wrong. Even our chastisements and corrections are a demonstrations of God’s love, and His design for our benefit. If we truly are trusting Jesus Christ as the Lord of our lives, then we should be confident that He is working ALL things out for our good (Romans 8:28).

Be careful not to quench the Holy Spirit by indulging in self-pity, resentment or bitterness. In everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus. As you do, He will reward you with His peace, joy, nearness and comfort. A truly victorious life in Christ is a life of constant joy.


Think of five things you are grateful for and concentrate on those today. Praise God for them and submit to His divine wisdom in allowing them into your life.


Heavenly Father, I praise You and thank You for everything in my life today – not only for the good, but also for any adversity I may be experiencing. I choose to have an attitude of gratitude, for I know you are working all things out for my good. I thank You especially for my salvation in Christ Jesus; for forgiving me of my sins and redeeming me with His precious blood. Amen.

– Pastor Luis Yosefus


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The Importance of Praise

Grace For TodayWhy is it necessary for believers to praise the LORD?

The most important reason, I believe, is because He is God, our Heavenly Father, Our Creator and Sustainer. Secondly, because He loved us enough to save us when we were lost and without hope, spiritually dead in our trespasses and sin. Everyday we should affirm our love for God by telling Him so – through praise and song, and blessing His holy name. Through praise, we show Him our gratitude for saving us from the destructions of our own making.

“O sing unto the LORD a new song; sing unto the LORD, all the earth. Sing unto the LORD, bless His name; show forth His salvation from day to day.” – Psalm 96:1-2

Through daily praise, we also remind ourselves continually of His mercy, grace and love; that we are His specially chosen people, and members of His sanctified family.

Won’t you remember today to give God thanks, tell Him how much you love Him, and how grateful you are to be His child?

–         Luis Yosefus



“Praise the LORD! Positively!”


“Praise the Lord! Thank God for all Your Grace.”