Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee. [4] Thus will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy name. [5] My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips: [6] When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches. [7] Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice.

Psalm 63:3-7.

My Father & Mentor, Rev Dr. David Olu-David says that “When you are Thankful, your Tank becomes Full”

As we approach the middle of December 2017, please don’t lose focus!

December is still our Month of Recalling the Lord’s Great Faithfulness!

Family may innocently remind you of certain pending financial obligations. The Bills may still look longer than your paycheck or worse still, there may be no paychecks at all. That relationship may seem to be going from bad to worse. The health condition may not seem to have gotten any better. Your establishment may appear to be closing the books for the year without giving you that deserved raise or at least a bonus. Your invoices may not have been payed yet. That spouse still hasn’t returned home. Again, you didn’t make it at the professional qualifying exam this year. It may begin to look like another year without a clear achievement

All the foregoing is good fuel for those who seek occasion to grumble, be fretful or panic. Please don’t be one of those.

In Psalm 63:3, the Psalmist counted God’s Loving-kindness as better than whatever may be achieved in Life and concluded that he would Praise the Lord. I think we should all emulate him.

In Psalm 63:4, d Psalmist reveals that being alive was sufficient motivation to praise the Lord. I think it should be sufficient for us also.

Furthermore, the Psalmist says in Psalm 63:5-6 that when he remembers or meditates upon or recalls God’s gracious dealings, his Soul is satisfied & his mouth Praises the Lord joyfully. I strongly recommend the same attitude for all of us.

Finally, in Psalm 63:7, he recognizes God as his Help & Wings of Safety and consequently commits to rejoicing in the Lord.

This week, do what the Psalmist did: meditate daily upon all God’s faithfulness & maintain your joyful Thanksgiving! Don’t let any situation bulldoze you into any panic-prayers or ingratitude or grumbling.

This December will still yield her Crown of Goodness to the Grateful!

Thanksgiving is it!

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