All posts tagged in Gratitude

  • December 4, 2023By JB Shreve

    Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went home. And in his upper room, with his windows open toward Jerusalem, he knelt down on his knees three times that day, and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as was his custom since early days. Daniel 6:10 (NKJV) We know the story … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/daniel-thanked-god/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • November 27, 2023By JB Shreve

    We live in the middle of a mental health crisis. That is not a statement of hyperbole. The US Surgeon General said in the summer of 2023, “Mental health is the defining public health crisis of our time, and for many Americans, loneliness is at the heart of that crisis.”Our society is experiencing unprecedented levels … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/the-hidden-power-of-gratitude-in-the-fight-for-mental-health/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • November 20, 2023By JB Shreve

    Throughout scripture, words like praise and thanksgiving are interchangeable. In fact, in the Old Testament, many translations of the Bible often replace words like thankfulness and thanksgiving with the word praise. The Hebrew word yada means to revere or worship; intensively, to bemoan, confess, praise, to give thanks, thankful and thanksgiving. So, depending upon which … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/praise-thanksgiving-and-the-presence-of-god/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • November 16, 2023By JB Shreve

    The power of authentic gratitude before God unleashes our potential for a life of peace, joy, and contentment – no matter how crazy the world around us becomes! Each week we will release a new devotional that looks at a different aspect of the power of Gratitude in the life of a believer. What Is … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/gratitude-devotionals/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • November 13, 2023By JB Shreve

    I began my walk with God a little more than 27 years ago. There have been many highs and many lows along the way, but the vantage point of the years behind me provides me with great security for the years ahead. As a young believer and seeker of His presence, my heart and mind … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/gratitude-for-the-journey/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • November 6, 2023By JB Shreve

    This is the first post in an ongoing blog devotional series on Gratitude. New posts in the series will be published each Monday for the next few weeks.  What do you imagine when you think of the word “gratitude”? What concepts spring to mind? What postures? Where does your mind go? Many of us say … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/what-is-gratitude/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read