”Thank You For It All, Lord”
Psalm 36:5-7 NLT
Your unfailing love, O Lord, is as vast as the heavens; your faithfulness reaches beyond the clouds. Your righteousness is like the mighty mountains, your justice like the ocean depths. You care for people and animals alike, O Lord. How precious is your unfailing love, O God! All humanity finds shelter in the shadow of your wings.
Lately, I have been finding myself thinking of more and more ways to be thankful each day for what God has provided for me. This passage is powerful starting with declaring praise to God for His unfailing love. I am thankful each day how God reminds me that I need to be constantly and more grateful for the unfailing love He pours out to me.
I’m so thankful that He continues to love me, even as I am often unlovable to those I love and care about the most. There are days when I’m just not fun to be around and I’m so grateful for the love my family continues to show in those times toward me. I’m grateful for His continued faithfulness that never ends and stretches beyond the clouds. He is faithful even when I am so often unfaithful to Him in little and big ways. Some days, I just don’t want to even try for various reasons. I get in my own world and I’m just selfish and want things my way. I’m thankful for not only His faithfulness, but the faithfulness of my family in those times.
I’m finding myself becoming more aware of all that He has done for me and continues to do through His faithfulness and unfailing love despite so often how self-absorbed I can get. I’m so thankful for it all! I don’t want to become ungrateful, but so often I do. I’m so grateful for how faithful He is to give to us so abundantly in so many different ways. I need to be reminded often how very grateful I should be.
Friends, these are just thoughts I want to share with you in hopes that you will be reminded of how grateful you need to be as well because of the amazing faithfulness, unfailing love and righteousness of God. We serve an amazing God and we all need to be daily reminded of how very Awesome He is! We need to be reminded to be so thankful for all things and all the people He has put into our lives to encourage and love on us. We should also be thankful for those who challenge us to be better servants in our lives.
With all the continued changes we are dealing with day in and day out, we need to be reminded of His blessings and say, “Thank You For It All, Lord!”
Father, help us to be in complete awe of You every single day from the moment we get up till we lay our head on the pillow to sleep. Help us to be strengthened each day by Your constant, unfailing love and faithfulness. You are faithful, even through all these challenging days. Amen!