November Gratitude…Advent

Happy New Year! Wait, what? Yes! Did you know that Advent is the first season of the Liturgical year? It is! And the first day of Advent is the New Year’s Day of the Christian calendar! But the good news is, there are no fitness plans or resolutions associated with this New Year’s Day! Nope. … Continue reading

November Gratitude … Proclaim

So now Jesus and the ones he makes holy have the same Father. That is why Jesus is not ashamed to call them his brothers and sisters.For he said to God, “I will proclaim your name to my brothers and sisters. I will praise you among your assembled people.” He also said, “I will put … Continue reading

November Gratitude…. Name

Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. Psalm 100:4 NAME: reputation, fame, glory The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe. Proverbs 18:10 Some things, I know, are beyond my scope or knowledge. An in-depth … Continue reading

November Gratitude…. Kneel

Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name. Psalm 100:4 KJV Enter His gates with a song of thanksgiving. And His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, bless and praise His name. Psalm 100:4 AMP Bless (bāraḵ): to bend the knee. to kneel … Continue reading

November Gratitude… More Praise

Enter His gates with thanksgiving; Go into His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him and praise His name. Psalm 100:4 PRAISE: (tᵊhillâ) act of general or public adoration. praise (demanded by qualities or deeds or attributes of God) Our first study on Go’d attributes kept me in wonder all day long. Seriously. I have … Continue reading

November Gratitude – Praise

Enter His gates with thanksgiving; Go into His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him and praise His name. Psalm 100:4 PRAISE: (tᵊhillâ) act of general or public adoration. praise (demanded by qualities or deeds or attributes of God) Going deeper, yet again, into this common Psalm encouraging us to be thankful and give praise … Continue reading

November Gratitude … Song

Enter His gates with a song of thanksgiving and His courts with praise.Be thankful to Him, bless and praise His name. Psalm 100:4 Amplified Bible Song of Thanksgiving: (tôḏâ) Thanksgiving in songs of liturgical worship, hymn of praise Praise the Lord! How good to sing praises to our God! How delightful and how fitting! Psalm 147:1 … Continue reading

November Gratitude … Courts

Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise. Psalm 100:4 Safety is one of my deepest needs. It’s true. Maybe my need for safety is rooted in my watching too much America’s Most Wanted as a little girl. Or possibly being raised by a single mom who double checked locked doors … Continue reading

November Gratitude … Thanksgiving

Enter His gates with thanksgiving; go into His courts with praise. Psalm 100:4 Thanksgiving (tôḏâ). Confession, extension of the hand, praise rendered by acknowledging and abandoning sin, a thank-offering. I have so many thoughts about this this one. I hope I can effectively express what wells up in my heart as I ponder THANKSGIVING and … Continue reading

November Gratitude – Gates

As a little girl, I remember sitting next to my mother in the church pew of our southern baptist church. Every now and then the choir director would have us turn to the familiar hymn, MAJESTY, to offer a song of praise. I can’t help but recall this memory as I ponder the next word … Continue reading