A Thankful list for Thanksgiving

TENDER – He is tender and compassionate toward us.

stockvault-grungy-vintage-paper133316He ransoms me from death and surrounds me with love and tender mercies.(Ps 103:4)

The LORD is like a father to his children, tender and compassionate to those who fear him. (Ps 103:13)

God knows how much I love you and long for you with the tender compassion of Christ Jesus. (Phil 1:8)

HEAVEN – It’s our Home!!

For we know that when this earthly tent we live in is taken down when we die and leave these bodies we will have a home in heaven, an eternal body made for us by God himself and not by human hands. (2Co 5:1)

For this world is not our home; we are looking forward to our city in heaven, which is yet to come. (Heb 13:14)

AMAZING – a word that describes all that God does!

Then everyone will stand in awe, proclaiming the mighty acts of God, realizing all the amazing things he does.(Ps 64:9)

How amazing are the deeds of the LORD! All who delight in him should ponder them. (Ps 111:2)

Yes, the LORD has done amazing things for us! What joy!(Ps 126:3)

NAILS – It is His nail pierced hands that show what He did for us.

Then they nailed him to the cross… (Mark 15:24a)

Those who belong to Christ Jesus have nailed the passions and desires of their sinful nature to his cross and crucified them there. (Gal 5:24)

So this is the point: The law no longer holds you in its power, because you died to its power when you died with Christ on the cross. And now you are united with the one who was raised from the dead. As a result, you can produce good fruit, that is, good deeds for God. (Rom 7:4)

KING – He is King of Kings and Lord of Lords.

For at the right time Christ will be revealed from heaven by the blessed and only almighty God, the King of kings and Lord of lords. (1Tim 6:15)

On his robe and thigh was written this title: King of kings and Lord of lords. (Rev 19:16)

FAITHFULNESS – God showed His faithfulness through Jesus Christ.

So the Word became human and lived here on earth among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. And we have seen his glory, the glory of the only Son of the Father. (John 1:14)

For the law was given through Moses; God’s unfailing love and faithfulness came through Jesus Christ. (John 1:17)

UNITED– We have been united with Christ.

Since we have been united with him in his death, we will also be raised as he was.(Rom 6:5)

And all who have been united with Christ in baptism have been made like him. (Gal 3:27)

LOVE – He loves us!!

I am overcome with joy because of your unfailing love, for you have seen my troubles, and you care about the anguish of my soul.(Ps 31:7)

Your unfailing love is better to me than life itself; how I praise you! (Ps 63:3)

Others died that you might live. I traded their lives for yours because you are precious to me. You are honored, and I love you. (Is 43:4)

 

Verses are quoted from the New Living Translation

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