THROUGH THE BIBLE IN THREE YEARS
One day I was playing golf alone, and ran into Mark Foster,
Pastor of The Pentecostals in West Monroe.
While enjoying the game, we ran into two more young men,
and asked if we could join them.
As a way of witnessing to the young men, we began quoting
Mark made a long putt, and quoted 2Cor. 9:15.
"Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift."
One of our tee shots was right down the middle, and I said,
"This is the day which the LORD hath made;
we will be glad and rejoice in it."
My next tee shot went into the trees, but the ball came back
into the fairway.
Mark quoted James 1:17.
"Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above,
and cometh down from the Father of lights,
with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning."
After three holes of that, the two young men asked us to
go on ahead!
1 Thess 5:18
8 In every thing give thanks:
for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
LIGHT from the WORD.
STOP, CONSIDER, GIVE THANKS!
When we look around at the world, we become “careful”, or anxious.
News reports are full of sad things and we’re filled with concern.
But, when we look up and give thanks for what we have,
the anxiety dissipates!
Be thankful for JESUS!
He lifted us from the slavery of sin and gave us LIFE!
He constantly lifts us from adversity and affliction!
I’m thankful for FAMILY!
Fifty-four years of marriage has been blessed of God!
He has given us 2 children, 5 grandchildren, 5 great-grands!
Be thankful for the BIBLE!
God’s Word constantly gives us basic principles for living;
and the secured hope of eternal life!
In doing so, you will find the anxieties of life dissipate!