“Our thanksgiving should not primarily be for the gifts that God gives us or the trials which He delivers us from, but for God Himself.”

July 15, 2018

Thanksgiving should be a natural response to the God of the universe, but so often we forget to thank Him or choose not to take the time to. In Psalm 34 David draws our eyes to characteristics of God that will fuel our hearts for thanksgiving in all circumstances.

Application Questions

  1. Do you remember to give thanks to God after He delivers you from difficulty?
  2. Is your thanksgiving focused more on God’s character or His gifts?
  3. Which of David’s reasons for thanksgiving do you spend the most time thanking God for? Which do you feel God calling you to dwell more on?

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Dustin Platte

Dustin is a non-vocational elder at Cornerstone and serves the church through the counseling ministry.

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