Thursday, April 7, 2011

A Heart That Is Full Of Gratitude And Thanksgiving To God



A HEART THAT IS FULL OF GRATITUDE AND THANKSGIVING TO GOD
A heart that is full of gratitude and thanksgiving to God for what He has done to our lives is a heart that is beating with love and compassion for his fellowmen. There are so many things we ought to be thankful for to God in our lives. Though we may not be in the best situation in this world, we are not in the worst either. Do you not know that we are perfectly what God intended us to be? And we are exactly where God intended us to be, no more no less. Or do you think God is capable of committing a mistake?

Instead of brooding over our fate and asking God why we were made this way, are we not supposed to thank Him for making us the marvelous creation that we really are? The Book of Psalms says, we are fearfully and wonderfully made by God. And that is not an overstatement.

Science has discovered the fact that man, especially the human brain, is the most complex and fantastic creation in all the universe. No machine that can be invented by man can ever duplicate the wonderful creation that man is. Man is like a miniature universe that functions in clockwise precision and beauty that it can never be simulated by science. The capacity and latent ability of the mind of man is mind boggling.

Scientists say that an average man is using only less than 10% of the capacity of his mind. With this less than 10% usage of man's capability, we are already astounded by the fantastic feats of the human mind. Just imagine what man can achieve if he can learn to harness and tap the other latent 90% capability of his mind.

We were created by God in His own image and likeness and was given the authority to subjugate the world. We can be the near perfect overseer of this world as God has originally intended us to be. We just have to learn to be totally obedient and subservient to His divine will and not intransigently impose our own puny and imperfect will. Let us learn to trust God once more and cultivate the culture of gratitude and thanksgiving in our hearts. Let us learn to obey His commands and follow His divine will in our lives. Then we can see the realization of all His wonderful promises in our lives.

"SEEK YOU FIRST THE KINGDOM OF GOD AND HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS AND ALL THESE THINGS SHALL BE ADDED UNTO YOU." (Matthew 6:33)

TO GOD BE THE GLORY

Posted by Mel Avila Alarilla
Philippines
Spiritual/Inspirational

4 comments:

Arvin U. de la Peña said...

Thanks for this post.....my heart is full ng gratitude and thanksgiving..

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Arvin,
Great for you. Thanks for your visit and comments. God bless you always.

☆Mama Ko☆ said...

Im always grateful and thankful to God for everything I have, He gave me two wonderful kids and husband and for me that more than just enough. Very inspiring post. thanks for sharing

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Shy,
Thanks for the compliments but as always, TO GOD BE THE GLORY. Great that you are always grateful and thankful to God for everything He gave you. Thanks for your visit and comments. God bless you all always.

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