So it is in giving thanks, that we draw close to the heart of God. When we give thanks in everything, we are saying that we trust that the Lord is good. We trust that the thoughts He thinks toward us are to give us a future and a hope; this glorious eternal life with Him. We trust that He works in and through the darkness of our hearts, that He is transforming us day by day. When we give thanks in everything, we are walking by faith.
These small steps of faith and obedience, they turn our hearts towards Christ. We behold His glory as in a mirror, and our hearts are being changed.
“I will offer to You the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the LORD.” (Psalm 116:17) I started noticing this phrase in my Bible: the sacrifice of thanksgiving. And I’ve noticed how true it is for my heart sometimes. On the days when I’m soul-weary and exhausted. On days when I […]
Strong, Brave, Loved by Holley Gerth offers 60 short devotions to help you be a woman just like that: strong, brave, and loved. Bestselling author Holley Gerth is like a sister and friend who knows you. She knows exactly what you need. She understands that you want to be a woman of courage. Someone who knows […]
Life is made up of seasons and situations, moments and memories. We endure change and confusion. We carry sorrow and shame. Now and then we lose our way, and find ourselves in the darkness facing our fears. Some seasons bring joy and gladness, these moments of light that shine bright in our souls. Lately, I […]