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  • Thankful

  • Psalm 107:8-9- Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men,

  • for He satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.

  • ThankfulSatisfied

  • We can be thankful for our salvation because it will take us to Heaven.

  • We can be thankful for our salvation because it brings a great life on earth.

  • Lets give thanks for God working IN our lives.

  • Philippians 1:6- being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.

  • Ephesians 3:16- that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man,

  • C. S. Lewis

  • So what does His Spirit do when He works in us?

  • But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.(Gal.5:22-23)

  • We can be thankful for God working THROUGH our lives.

  • Philippians 2:13-For God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases him.

  • God has a specific purpose and calling on the life of every believer.

  • Jeremiah 1:5 says Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.

  • It is the Holy Spirit or the Spirit of God, living in us that will work through us and enable us to do these great and mighty works.

  • John 14:10 Jesus said, "Don't you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me? The words I say to you are not just my own. Rather, it is the Father, living in me, who is doing his work."

  • verse 12, "I tell you the truth, anyone who has faith in me will do what I have been doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father."

  • "How do I yield to God and allow His Spirit to work through me?"

  • we have to yield to love.

  • Matthew 14:14 it says, "And Jesus went forth, and saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion toward them, and healed their sick."

  • The love of God gives us access to the power of God.

  • Thanks be to Jesus for our eternal salvation and home in Heaven.

  • Thanks be to Jesus for our great life that he provides for us here on earth:

  • The joy of seeing His Spirit produce fruit IN us.

  • The joy of seeing His Spirit work THROUGH us to change our world.