Day 36: Thankfulness

Day 36: Thankfulness

WEEK 6, DAY 36: THANKSGIVING Scripture Reference: Luke 20:9-19 & 21:1-4 The attitude of gratitude is not the quality of being thankful. It is a heart posture that opens the door into the very presence of God for us. Psalm 100:4 tells us that we enter His gates with thanksgiving. A thankful heart is the…

Day 37: Worship

Day 37: Worship

WEEK 6, DAY 37: WORSHIP Scripture Reference: Luke 21:5-9 & 33-36 I teach about worship at a kids camp most summers, kids from five to eleven.  I start with two questions. First, I hold up my guitar and ask, “Is this guitar music?”  Half of their heads cock to the side and “nos” and “yeses”…

Day 38: Praise

Day 38: Praise

WEEK 6, DAY 38: PRAISE Scripture Reference: Luke 22:54-62 I remember the first time I ever raised my hands in a worship setting. I was at a Passion Conference in Atlanta, surrounded by thousands of other college-aged individuals in a massive arena. Chris Tomlin was on the stage leading worship. Mid-song, he was so overcome…

Day 39: Joy

Day 39: Joy

WEEK 6, DAY 39: JOY Scripture Reference: Luke 23:26-56 & 24:1-12 Joy is one of those words we hear and use often in Christian circles. We know songs like, “Joy to the World.” We know that joy is listed in Galatians with the fruit of the Spirit. We have memorized Nehemiah 8:10, “The Joy of…

Day 40: Expectancy

Day 40: Expectancy

WEEK 6, DAY 40: EXPECTANCY Scripture Reference: Luke 24:13-49 The Hope for We Pray 40 Today, we have come to the end of this 40-day journey. Thank you to all who were involved in the process of organizing the past 40 days.  And a thank you to those who wrote devotionals and hosted prayer events….