Enter His gates with thanksgiving

Amen!

The Isaiah 53:5 Project

The other day I put up a post about Mary. By most people’s standards, Mary had few, if any, reasons to be thankful yet she praised The Lord with a spirit of thanksgiving I rarely see in anyone.

If you believe you have no reason to be thankful today, odds are, it is by choice.

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“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.”

– Psalm 100:4 (NIV)

This is known as a Psalm of ascents—or a Psalm that is to be sung as you enter the temple. This song tells us that thanksgiving and praise has little to do with emotions; they are choices that we have to make as we prepare our hearts for worship. So take a moment now and ask yourself: What can I be thankful for? How can I praise God’s name today? Don’t be surprised…

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One Response to “Enter His gates with thanksgiving”

  1. Thanks for sharing this.

    Happy Thanksgiving 🙂

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