The Path of/to Gratitudeo

Text: 1 Chronicles 16:8-36


Remember

• Remember His deeds (v.12a)

• Remember His judgments and His words (v.12b)

• Remember His covenant promises (v.15ff)


Footnotes:

He has made His wonders to be remembered

(Psalm 111:4) “I will cause Your name to be

remembered in all generations;therefore, the peoples will give You thanks forever and ever”. (Ps 45:17) “In that day you will say, “Give thanks to the Lord, call on His name. Make known His deeds

among the peoples; Make them remember that His name is exalted.” (Isaiah 12:4) “Bless the Lord, O my soul, And forget none of His benefits;” (Psalm 103:2)


Respect

• Glory in His Holy Name (v.10)

• Seek the Lord and His strength (v.11)

• He is the Lord our God (v.14)

• Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised (v.25a)

• He is to be feared above all gods (v.25b)

• Say “The Lord Reigns!” (v.31)


Footnotes:

Psalm 50:23 “He who offers a sacrifice of thanksgiving honors Me

Romans 1:20-21 “For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse. For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks,”


Respond

• Sing to the Lord all the earth (v.23a)

• Proclaim good tidings of His salvation (v.23b)

• Tell of His glory, His wonderful deeds (v.24)

• Bring an offering (v.29)

• Worship the Lord, tremble before Him (v. 29-30)

• Give thanks to Your holy Name (v.35)


Render

Be thankful. (Col 3:15)

Do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God. (Col 3:17)

In everything give thanks, (1 Thess. 5:18)

• Always giving thanks for all things. (Eph 5:20)



Thankfulness /Thanksgiving is our duty before God