- Tue, Jun 17, 2014
I had just finished reading I Thessalonians 5:18, "Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus," and decided that I was really going to try and live this.
So you know of course what happened next... a day full of frustrating circumstances, and I have to say I wasn't very thankful for them!
Elizabeth George (A Woman after God's Own Heart) says that giving thanks in not only good but also in bad situations can be hard, but with God's help, it can be done. Through the grace ...
- Tue, Apr 22, 2014
While reading my daily devotional "A Woman after God's Own Heart by Elizabeth George" her message, "Stop Complaining" really hit home with me.
After praying about the message, the Lord showed me that instead of complaining, what I needed was a thankful heart. He reminded me He was there working His will for me in everything -- good and bad.
Elizabeth quotes Philippians 4:11-13 where the apostle Paul writes, "I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned ...