When we consider the incredible forgiveness and grace that God has lavished on us, we can’t help but give thanks to Him. Just as listening to God’s truth exposes our need forgiveness, it also declares the unmatchable greatness and goodness of our God. Praise and gratitude to Him will be a natural response. A heart of praise and gratitude to God naturally clears our vision to acknowledge what others have also done for us.
Study it Out
- According to Ephesians 1:3-23, what are some of the blessings that God has lavished upon His children?
- How does allowing God’s Holy Spirit control us produce hearts of thanksgiving toward Him? (Ephesians 5:15-21)
Do you find yourself complaining often, being easily irritated with others, or wishing that your life was different? If so, what idols or earthly desires are you allowing to control you? How can you replace those lies with the truth of God’s goodness?
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