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Dayenu!

  If God had just saved us from our sins, it would have been enough. But he added eternal life. Dayenu!

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Simple Thanks

  Mercy would be enough, Lord. But you add grace.     Mercy: not giving me the punishment I deserve. Grace: giving me blessings I don’t deserve.  

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It Would Have Been Enough

  Lord, it would have been enough if you’d just given me children. But you added grandchildren. Thank you!   Lord, it would have been enough if you’d provided shelter. But you added a furnace to keep me warm. Thank … Continue reading

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Exceedingly Abundant Blessings

Ephesians 3:20-21 (NKJV) Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, … Continue reading

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Twice Blessed

    How do you count your blessings?   One by one, like the song says By category: Family, Home, Job . . . Frankly, I’m not feeling very blessed There’s a Jewish tradition, part of the Passover celebration, that … Continue reading

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Color Me Thankful

    I’m thankful for color:   the brown of roast turkey and my grandsons’ eyes the red of cherry dessert and weathered barns the green of pickles and pine trees the white of marshmallows and highway lines the orange … Continue reading

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Instead of Complaining, Give Thanks

    Blaise Pascal lived just 39 years, from 1623 to 1662–a brilliant young mathematician, inventor and Christian author. He was wise beyond his years and his era.   “Instead of complaining that God had hidden himself, you will give … Continue reading

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God Said, “Everything”

    What tops your gratitude list?   My family My home My salvation My troubles Troubles? Ha! You’d have to be crazy to be thankful for all the bad stuff that comes your way. Except . . . 1 … Continue reading

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Thanks Be to God!

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Bless Your Grateful Heart

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