Have you ever experienced a moment when you were overwhelmed with gratitude and couldn’t help but say, “Thanks God!”? It’s a feeling that comes from deep within, when you realise the incredible transformation that God has brought about in your life. Psalm 68:1-4 beautifully captures this sentiment:
Rise up, O God, and scatter your enemies.
Let those who hate God run for their lives.
Blow them away like smoke.
Melt them like wax in a fire.
Let the wicked perish in the presence of God.
But let the godly rejoice.
Let them be glad in God’s presence.
Let them be filled with joy.
Sing praises to God and to his name!
Sing loud praises to him who rides the clouds.
His name is the Lord—
rejoice in his presence!
These verses remind us that we can celebrate our spiritual transformation with God by thanking him for his grace, love, and goodness. It’s a call to rejoice and sing worship songs in the presence of our Heavenly Father.
Reflecting on the Many Differences God Has Made in Our Lives This New Year
As we begin a new year, it’s the perfect time to reflect on the many differences God has made in our lives. Each day is an opportunity to thank him for his faithfulness, mercy, and unfailing love. When we take a moment to acknowledge his work in our lives, we cultivate a heart of gratitude and deepen our relationship with him.
Gratitude Through Worship
One way we can express our gratitude is through worship. Singing praises to God is not only a beautiful way to honour him, but it also uplifts our spirits and reminds us of his goodness. Whether it’s in the privacy of our homes or in the midst of a church congregation, worshipping God through song connects us to his presence and fills our hearts with joy.
When we gather together as a body of believers, we have the opportunity to share in the celebration of our spiritual transformation. In the company of fellow worshippers, we can encourage and inspire one another as we lift our voices in praise. It’s a powerful experience that strengthens our faith and reminds us that we are not alone on this journey.
Let’s Say “Thanks God” and Celebrate!
So, as we step into the New Year, let’s make a conscious effort to celebrate the many differences God has made in our lives. Let’s thank him for his grace that has transformed us, his love that has redeemed us, and his goodness that sustains us. Let’s sing with joy and gratitude, knowing that our Heavenly Father delights in our worship.
How can you incorporate more worship and gratitude into your daily life as a way of celebrating your spiritual transformation?
Battle Drill Daily Devotional Podcast This Week
This week on the Battle Drill Daily Devotional Podcast we focus on the New Year and the opportunity it brings to make changes in our lives. How can we ensure they are lasting changes? Each weekday we share hope and encouragement as we read and study the Bible together.
- Monday 1 January – Thanks God! Celebrating our Spiritual Transformation
- Tuesday 2 January – God Uses Mistakes for Good
- Wednesday 3 January – Tuning into the Rhythm of Life
- Thursday 4 January – Making Lifestyle Changes That Last: The Power of God’s Grace
- Friday 5 January – Making Promises to God: Keeping Our Commitments
There’s a new episode of Battle Drill Devotional every Monday through Friday.
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