Scripture of The Week by JoBeth Kested

Scripture for the week of November 22, 2020

Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Have you ever wondered how to find God’s will? What if the three things listed in this verse were the keys to discovering and experiencing God’s will? In the many tests, trials and desperate situations we face each day we all face the opportunities to choose how we respond to life’s difficulties. What if we would choose to rejoice in the Lords’s overcoming power instead of worrying? What if we would choose to pray in faith instead of yielding to fear? And, what if we would choose to give thanks for the opportunity to see God demonstrate His goodness to us instead of grumbling and complaining? In Matthew 19:26 Jesus said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Welcome God’s sufficient grace for today in everything that comes your way. Choose to rejoice, pray and give thanks in everything. It will set your feet on the path of God’s will to receive His abundant blessings concerning you. Yes, Lord!

By JoBeth Kested

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