My top ten blessings that I thank God for today!:
1. My Lord Who bought me with His Blood!
“Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted.” Isaiah 53:4
“…ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.” 1 Corinthians 6:11
“And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood, And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.” Revelation 1:5,6
2. The Hope of the Resurrection!
“Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen.” Revelation 1:7
“For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words.” 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18
3. The Lord Jesus Christ my Shepherd, King, Brother and Intercessor! And so much more!
“I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.” John 10:11
“These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful. And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.” Revelation 17:14; 19:16
“For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.” Matthew 12:50
“Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.” Hebrews 7:25
4. The Bible!
“But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away.” 1 Corinthians 13:10
5. The Church at St. Louis!
“I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.” Psalm 122:1
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6. Parents who fear the Lord!
“Blessed is every one that feareth the LORD; that walketh in his ways. For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee. Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house: thy children like olive plants round about thy table. Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the LORD.” Psalm 128:1-4
7. Brothers and sister who fear the Lord!
“Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;” Psalm 33:18
8. Psalms Hymns and Spiritual Songs to Sing, and a Voice to do it With!!
“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.” Colossians 3:16
9. A Nephew or Niece! (TBD)
“Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.” Psalm 127:3
10. Renewed Mercies EVERY Morning!
“It is of the LORD’S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness. The LORD is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him. The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.” Lamentations 3:22-25
Thank you Lord for ALL of your INUMERABLE blessings!