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Thursday, June 4, 2009

THANKful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at Truth 4 the Journey

I always love thankful thursday's with Sonya - it causes me to stop and dwell on the good things that God does daily in my life.

1. I am thankful that as depicted in Nehemiah, God is the re-builder of the broken walls of our lives. He can take what is torn apart and put the pieces back together again. Thank you Lord, for doing a little construction work in my life time and time again.

2. I am thankful that as depicted in Psalms, God is our song. "Praise the Lord! Sing to the LORD a new song, and His praise in the assembly of saints." (Psalm 149:1) Thank you Lord, for the gift of music and the gift you gave me to play the flute. When I play, I play for you and for your glory.

3. I am thankful that as depicted in Genesis, God is the breath of life. "And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being." (Genesis 2:7) Thank you Lord for breathing the breath of life into me and being my Creator.

4. I am thankful that as depicted in Timothy, God is our King of Kings and Lord of Lords. "...which God will bring about in his own time - God, the blessed and only Ruler, the King of Kings and Lord of Lords" (1 Timothy 6:15) Thank you Lord for having dominion over all things and being the one True King of this world.

5. I am thankful that as depicted in James, God is our Healer. "And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise him up. If he has sinned, he will be forgiven" (James 5:15) Thank you Lord for the healing that you bestowed upon me when I was 10 years old. You are Jehovah Rapha.

6. I am thankful that I heard from Melissa last night from Bolivia, South America. It was so good to hear her voice and know that she is OK. Thank you Lord for keeping my daughter safe and for planting the desire in her heart to do mission work for You.

Beth

15 comments:

Laurie said...

What a precious list sister... a great meditation and inspiration for me today. Blessings, Laurie

Susan D said...

I enjoyed reading your list...you've given me much to think about. Glad your girl is safe and well. Blessings, SusanD

Tabitha in Bliss said...

I think your daughter is awesome for doing God's work. I truly enjoyed reading your list today.

Lins said...

What a beautiful reflection of Christ's love and servant's heart your daughter has. I'll be praying for her!

I have a gift for you waiting at my blog...stop by when you get a chance!

Jenny said...

Beautiful Thankful Thursday.

Daughter of the King said...

Wonderful list. . .You always have such an eloquent way of thanking Him.

Dana

Sarah Mae said...

Oh, I love that He is the re-builder!

I can't imagine life without Him.

Cricket said...

You have such great lists...always...you have a Heart that you desire to be fashioned by God and after HIS will...

Love ya...Praying for Melissa...I couldn't remember when she was leaving...

Tessa

petrii said...

Beth,
This is a precious list. I love your Thankful Thursday posts!!!

I play piano, I'd love to do a duet with you sometime ~~ wouldn't that be fun?!!

I am so thankful your daughter is okay.

Have a Blessed Thursday,
Dawn

skoots1mom said...

amen & amen!

Denise said...

Thank you for this treasured list. It has given me much to consider in my heart.

Shalom,
Denise

Lisa said...

What a God-inspired list of thanksgiving. God is all of those things and so much more.
Blessings - Lis

Yolanda said...

Oh, I'm so thankful with you and for you!!! Our Lord, is a mighty God!

Leslie said...

I love how you connect everything to a Bible verse. I wish I could play the flute. I specifically remember that in 4th grade I chose the clarinet over the flute because I thought my arms would get tired while having to hold the flute the way you do! Isn't that funny?!

Prayers for your daughter in Bolivia! How wonderful that she is doing God's work there!

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

I enjoyed reading your list.
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