It’s Thanksgiving week in the U.S. and I want to take this opportunity to say that you, my beautiful friends, are near the top of my list of things for which I’m thankful.
You faithfully bless me with your friendship and your encouragement. But most of all you bless me by the many ways you share your faith with hope and joy.
I thank the Lord for you!
♥ You honor God’s Word as you…
Encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.1 Thessalonians 5:11
♥ You faithfully encourage me and each other through your prayers and comments. And you bless me every time you share these messages with your friends and family.
“A friend is one who strengthens you with prayers, blesses you with love and encourages you with hope.” ~ Author Unknown
Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If one person falls, the other can reach out and help.Ecclesiastes 4:9–10a
♥ Your comments lift me up . . . especially on those difficult days when I feel disappointed and discouraged.
“There is a brotherhood within the body of believers, and the Lord Jesus Christ is the common denominator. Friendship and fellowship are the legal tender among believers.” ~ J. Vernon McGee
You, dear friends, must build each other up in your most holy faith, pray in the power of the Holy Spirit.Jude 1:20
♥ You encourage my faith when you share your faith and tell me how God has faithfully worked in your life.
As ridiculous as it may sound, sometimes all any of us needs in life is for someone to hold our hand and walk next to us.” ~ James Frey
Since God chose you to be the holy people He loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.Colossians 3:12
♥ And you model these words of Paul through your comments, emails, and prayers.
Friendship is a deep oneness that develops when two people, speaking the truth in love to one another, journey together to the same horizon. ~ Tim Keller
All I can say is thank you, thank you, thank you.
Would you pray with me..?
A Prayer Thanking God for My Beautiful Friends
Father, I thank and praise you for Your grace and mercy. You have been so good to me. I thank you for allowing me to KNOW, TRUST, and LOVE You through Your Word and through the Word made Flesh, Jesus.
I am so thankful that You have made it possible for me to share Your love in this space. It is pure joy for me to be able to tell my beautiful friends about the difference You have made in my life. I love sharing how You have delivered me from fear and frustration . . . how You have given me hope and filled me with lasting joy.
Thank you for the ways my friends add hope and joy to my life. I am blessed by the way they inspire me with their stories of faith. I am humbled by their consistent kindness and encouragement. And I am overwhelmed by their generosity in sharing my devotions with others.
Father, I ask that You will surround them with Your love, fill them with Your peace, and bless them with hope and joy. Most of all, I ask that You give them everything they need to be fully infused with faith. May they KNOW, TRUST, and LOVE Jesus through the power of Your Holy Spirit. May they SEEK the Kingdom above all else and have everything they need today, tomorrow, forever, and always. Amen.
Thank you for being my beautiful friends. You truly do bless me.
I am praying for you! So, let us know if there is anything specific you’d like us to pray about. And take a moment to tell us about a couple of the things you’re thankful for this year.
Finally, thank you for making this quote by Chuck Swindoll true in my life!
“I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.”
God bless you and fill your life with gratitude, joy, and beautiful friends!
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