(KJV.) HEBREWS 13:15-16
(15) By him, therefore, let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.
(16) But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
THE FRUIT OF OUR LIPS
Brethren, King David, in his lifetime, played the harps, wrote many psalms of thanksgivings, praises, and adorations to our Father; as a result, he called him, the man after his own heart: therefore, when believers give thanks to our Father, glorify his holy name, through Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior, he smiles upon them, takes absolute control of their lives, solves all their problems, blesses them with earthly and heavenly blessing.
This week is a week of thanksgiving, what the above text is saying to believers, is to offer sacrifice of praises to our Father, not on the day of thanksgiving alone, but each and every moment of our lives, we are to honor him with the fruits of our lips, pray, supplicate, sing songs of praises, and give thanks, testify about his victories, healings, blessings, miracle, signs, and wonders as well; do goodwill, that is to say, be nice to the poor and needy, invite those who do not have families to dine with, the orphans, homeless, widow/widowers to the thanksgiving dinner table, share our delicacies or buy someone a bag of groceries for thanksgiving day; for this is the will of Jesus Christ, if we honor his words, share our blessings with others, it is pleasing to the eyes of our Father than thousand bullocks, rams, lambs of sacrifices unto him: therefore, as believers, let us double check our guest list for thanksgiving day, see whose name is missing on the list, no matter how we feel about them, write their names, call them over to dinner, for the love of our Father, through Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior; let us surprise someone, share our blessings with them on thanksgiving day!
Though there will be moments in human lives, whereby we may feel downcasted, overwhelmed with life challenges, let us not allow sorrowful spirits to inhabit our souls, overtake our emotion to beat ourselves down, think negatively about ourselves; the devil is a liar! let us not have any doubts that our lives are over, it is not over yet; instead of allowing negative thoughts into our mindsets, trust in Jesus Christ, the author, and finisher of our lives, perceive that regardless of what may be going on in our lives, physically, or emotionally, our persecutions, bewailments, trials, tribulations, sicknesses, afflictions or losses, Jesus knows about them all, and already prevailed against all odds, already won the battles by his death on the cross and resurrection from the tomb, we are victorious forevermore; therefore, let not our hearts be troubled, but believe in him, put on happy faces regardless of what may be our sufferings, have faith in Jesus Christ, that all things are set to be well again, never allow infiltration spirits to talk to our minds, to feel like failures in this world, there are no failures in Jesus Christ, in him we are winners forevermore. he said, 'Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in our Father, believe also in me." cf. John 14:1: therefore, let us trust, praise and give thanks to him forever and evermore. Amen and Amen!
QUOTE OF THE DAY:
(KJV.) Psalm 69:30 I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving.