Word and Deed

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This year as we observe our season of thanksgiving, let us be grateful not only in word but also in deed. Let our gratitude find expression in a resolve to live a life more unselfish and more consecrated to Jesus Christ. When we sit around our tables laden with sumptuous delicacies, let us not forget that half the world will go to bed hungry. As we enjoy the comforts of our cozy homes, let us not forget that great numbers in other parts of the world have no homes to go to.

When we step into our sleek automobiles, let us not forget that most of the people in the world cannot afford even a bicycle. In the Lord’s Prayer as recorded in the sixth chapter of Matthew, we read, “Give us this day our daily bread.” Scripture teaches that the good things of this life are the gifts of God, and that He is the donor of all our blessings. Thanksgiving? Yes. Let us get on our knees humbly and thank God for the blessings He has given us, both material and spiritual. They have come from His hands.

Prayer for the day

You bring me such abundance, almighty God. As I think of Thanksgiving Day, may my heart be completely consecrated to Your Son, Jesus Christ, so that through Him my life will show my gratitude to You.

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26 Comments

  1. Joe says:

    Thanks be to God.

  2. Gerry says:

    I am a blessed man. However one of the many unmerited blessings that stands out , is God’s offer to adopt me into his Holy Family. I am eternally grateful . Thank you Lord Jesus for Calvary.

  3. Joyce Paul says:

    If we commit ourselves to Christ and follow in His way, He will gives us Life that satisfies with purpose for each day.As your Blessed life is good example for us all,God Bless you! amen.

  4. collins says:

    i thank you Lord for blessing me with a wonderful family, two healthy and wonderful sons, for never having to experience real hunger, cold, or doing without … my blessing are too numerous to even try and list or imagine … but most of all i thank you for finally opening my eyes and heart to all you have done, and to know what its really like to have this relationship with you … thank you …

  5. Dr Ritesh Wilfred says:

    V should thank almighty for his presence n annionting in each moment of our life n also thank him….for countless material n spiritual blessings….