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The power of a thankful heart

The Power Of A Thankful Heart How God sees a thankful heartPsalms 100:4, "Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name."When we are thankful for the goodness of God in our lives, it touches the very heart of GodPsalms 37:4, "Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart."

Even when things fall apart!Example: Paul & Silas"And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them." (Acts 16:25)"And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed." (Acts 16:26)Symptoms of an unthankful heartPeople who are unthankful will naturally have negative personalities, find it easy to complain about little things, or easily become moody.Unthankful people are known to be bitter or unforgiving towards themselves, God or other people.Unthankful people are always looking down upon themselves or suffer from low self-esteem.Symptoms of an unthankful heartUnthankful people are never satisfied with what they have been given, but always want more.Unthankful people don't take care of the things God has given them.How do you become thankful?Romans 12:2, " And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God."Philippines 4:8, " Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthymeditate on these things.How do you become thankful?Isaiah 26:3, " You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, Because he trusts in You.1 Corinthians 2:9, " But as it is written: Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, Nor have entered into the heart of man The things which God has prepared for those who love Him.