Daily Bible Reading “Unto Thee, O God, Do We Give Thanks” (Psalm 75:1-10)

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Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Psalm 75:1-10. Psalm 75 is a Psalm of Asaph. It is a song to the director of music, to the tune of “Do Not Destroy.” Asaph gives thanks to God for His name and His wondrous works. This Psalm is thought to possibly be a speech that was made when David was appointed governor and was then penned by Asaph.

David declared that he would do the job that was appointed for him to do and would judge the matters that were brought before him as governor. David took his duties seriously. He knew that God had allowed him to be placed in a position of authority. He didn’t take the job lightly. He wanted God and the people to know he would do his best to serve those over whom he’d been given authority. David promised to do his duty and judge the people fairly.

God will receive the congregation of the church one day. God will not only welcome us into His kingdom, but we will stand before Him as a righteous judge. Sometimes people only think of God as a loving God. He is a loving God, but He is also the judge of the earth. How do you feel about standing before God as your judge?

He warned the wicked not to lift up their horn against God. He reminded the people that promotion doesn’t come from the east or west, but from God, who exalts some and brings down others. He declared that the horns of the wicked would be cut off and the righteous would be exalted. He proclaimed that he would sing praises to the God of Jacob forever. This meant that he would honor God forever as well. Do you enjoy singing praises to God and honoring Him as your heavenly Father?

 

Daily Bible Reading:

Psalm 75:1-10

1 [[To the chief Musician, Altaschith, A Psalm or Song of Asaph.]] Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks, unto thee do we give thanks: for that thy name is near thy wondrous works declare.
2 When I shall receive the congregation I will judge uprightly.
3 The earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved: I bear up the pillars of it. Selah.
4 I said unto the fools, Deal not foolishly: and to the wicked, Lift not up the horn:
5 Lift not up your horn on high: speak not with a stiff neck.
6 For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south.
7 But God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another.
8 For in the hand of the LORD there is a cup, and the wine is red; it is full of mixture; and he poureth out of the same: but the dregs thereof, all the wicked of the earth shall wring them out, and drink them.
9 But I will declare for ever; I will sing praises to the God of Jacob.
10 All the horns of the wicked also will I cut off; but the horns of the righteous shall be exalted.

 

Things to think about:

  • Are you going to be among the righteous whom God exalts or the wicked He cuts off?
  • In what ways do you give thanks to God?
  • What are some things for which you thank God?
  • What are some ways you worship God?

 

Prayer of the Day:

Dear Heavenly Father,

Thank You for this Scripture in Psalm 75.We give You thanks, dear God, for everything You have provided for us. You are a great God. You are a righteous judge. Help us to repent of our sins and cleanse our hearts so we can be part of the righteous You exalt and not the wicked You cut down. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

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Psalm 119 will not be included in The Book of Psalms since Deborah has already published a book about it called: Psalm 119: Thy Word is a Lamp unto My Feet.

The book of Psalms is one of Deborah’s favorite books of the Bible. It is a great book to read if you’re ever feeling down or need to renew your relationship with Christ. King David went through a lot of tough times in his lifetime, but he loved God and trusted God to protect him from his enemies.

The book of Psalms was written by various people. About half of it was attributed to King David, whether they were written by David or for David is questioned by some biblical scholars. Some of the Psalms were written by Asaph and some say they were written for the sons of Korah and even Moses and Solomon were writers of the Psalms. The Psalms consists of poetry that was primarily meant to be used as songs of praise to the Lord.

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Daily Bible Reading “Give Thanks to God for the Triumph We Have in Christ” (2 Corinthians 2)

Give Thanks to God for the

Triumph We Have in Christ

Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from 2 Corinthians 2. Paul’s is trying to express to the people how much he loves them. He tries to encourage them that they can have triumph (victory) in Christ.

He tells them that if any have sinned and caused grief among them, if they repent and want to be a part of the church again, the church members should forgive and show love towards them.

Paul warns the people that Satan will use confusion to cause division among them. Then, in verse 14 Paul gives thanks to God for always causing us to triumph in Christ.  We can find victory in God, through Christ both in this life and in the life to come. God forgives us and loves us and we ought to do the same for each other.

Daily Bible Reading:

2 Corinthians 2:1-17

1 But I determined this with myself, that I would not come again to you in heaviness.
2 For if I make you sorry, who is he then that maketh me glad, but the same which is made sorry by me?
3 And I wrote this same unto you, lest, when I came, I should have sorrow from them of whom I ought to rejoice; having confidence in you all, that my joy is [the joy of you all.
4 For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote unto you with many tears; not that ye should be grieved, but that ye might know the love which I have more abundantly unto you.
5 But if any have caused grief, he hath not grieved me, but in part: that I may not overcharge you all.
6 Sufficient to such a man is this punishment, which was inflicted of many.
7 So that contrariwise ye ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with overmuch sorrow.
8 Wherefore I beseech you that ye would confirm your love toward him.
9 For to this end also did I write, that I might know the proof of you, whether ye be obedient in all things.
10 To whom ye forgive any thing, I forgive also: for if I forgave any thing, to whom I forgave it, for your sakes forgave I it in the person of Christ;
11 Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.
12 Furthermore, when I came to Troas to preach Christ’s gospel, and a door was opened unto me of the Lord,
13 I had no rest in my spirit, because I found not Titus my brother: but taking my leave of them, I went from thence into Macedonia.
14 Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place.
15 For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish:
16 To the one we are the savour of death unto death; and to the other the savour of life unto life. And who is sufficient for these things?
17 For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.

 

Things to think about:

  • In what ways are you thankful for the victory we have in Christ?
  • How does un-forgiveness in your life affect you?
  • How does sin in your life affect you?

 

Prayer of the Day:

Dear Heavenly Father,

Thank You for giving us victory in Christ. Help us to forgive one another and to love one another, as You have forgiven and loved us. Help us to be on guard and not to let Satan get an advantage over us. We love You, LORD. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

 

Bible Verse to Journal or Memorize:

maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place.

– 2 Corinthians 2:14

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Give Thanks is a Daily Bible Reading Study by Deborah H. Bateman and Friends. Give Thanks contains 21 daily Bible lessons that remind us to have an attitude of gratitude.

Each lesson contains a brief commentary, coordinating Scriptures, a few questions for contemplation or discussion, and a prayer for the day. Give Thanks is a great Bible study for individual or group Bible studies.

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Daily Bible Reading “Give Thanks to God for His Comfort” (2 Corinthians 1:1-12)

Give Thanks to God for His Comfort

Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from 2 Corinthians 1:1-12. This is a letter from Paul, to the church of Corinth. Paul says, “Grace and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.”

Paul then states that God is the Father of mercies and the God of all comfort. When you are going through troubled times God is the only one who can give you true grace (unmerited favor), peace, mercy (kindness) and comfort.

Hebrews 13:5, reminds us “For he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.” In John 14:18, Jesus said, “I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.” If you are a Christian, you don’t have to worry about being left alone. God is always there to comfort you and He has sent the Holy Spirit to be our comforter.

You may still have to go through the trouble, but having God on your side and knowing that He is working behind the scenes to help you will give you such great comfort. Then, Paul tells how you can use the experiences you have been through to help others and let them know God can get them through whatever they are experiencing.

For example, I had two miscarriages before I had my daughters. Many times I’ve been able to comfort and console others who’ve lost a baby because of my experience and knowing that God got me through that troubled time in my life. He eventually blessed me with two daughters and now five grandchildren.

Paul thanks his fellow believers for praying for him. We can pray for one another and encourage one another in this life as we look forward to the life to come.

You can be assured that God knows what you are going through and He won’t leave you or forsake you. Hold onto Him. Don’t try to handle things on your own. Trust God that He will deliver you through the trials of your life.

 

Daily Bible Reading:

2 Corinthians 1:1-12

1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, unto the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints which are in all Achaia:
2 Grace be to you and peace from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
3 Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort;
4 Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
5 For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ.
6 And whether we be afflicted, it is for your consolation and salvation, which is effectual in the enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer: or whether we be comforted, it is for your consolation and salvation.
7 And our hope of you is stedfast, knowing, that as ye are partakers of the sufferings, so shall ye be also of the consolation.
8 For we would not, brethren, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure, above strength, insomuch that we despaired even of life:
9 But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead:
10 Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us;
11 Ye also helping together by prayer for us, that for the gift bestowed upon us by the means of many persons thanks may be given by many on our behalf.
12 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.

Things to think about:

  • Name a time when you experienced God’s:

Grace

Peace

Mercy

Comfort

  • How can we use this to help others?

 

Prayer of the Day:

Dear Heavenly Father,

Thank You that You are a God of mercy, peace, grace and comfort. Thank You for being with us all the time. But, especially we thank you for walking by our side in the troubled times. Help us to use the comfort that we have received from You to help others. Thank You for our brothers and sisters in Christ who pray for us. Thank You that we can trust You to deliver us through our troubles.  We love You, LORD. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

 

Bible Verse to Journal or Memorize:

Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.

– 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

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Give Thanks is a Daily Bible Reading Study by Deborah H. Bateman and Friends. Give Thanks contains 21 daily Bible lessons that remind us to have an attitude of gratitude.Each lesson contains a brief commentary, coordinating Scriptures, a few questions for contemplation or discussion, and a prayer for the day.

Give Thanks is a great Bible study for individual or group Bible studies.Four of Deborah’s friends contributed to the book and one of her friends contributed pictures of nature to remind us to be thankful for God’s creation.

May God bless you as you read this book and remember all the things you have to be grateful for and to “Give Thanks” with a grateful heart.

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Daily Bible Reading “Give Thanks to God for Your Faith and Love” (1 Thessalonians 3:1-13)

Give Thanks to God for Your Faith and Love

Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from 1 Thessalonians 3:1-13. This is part of the letter that Paul wrote to the church at Thessalonica, which today is the second largest city in Greece. In this chapter Paul talks about the faith of the people. Paul, Silas and Timothy had been driven out of Thessalonica and, when they could no longer stand not knowing how the people were doing; they sent Timothy back to check on the people there.

Paul had ministered to these people and he had great concern for them that they would continue in the faith and not be tempted by the devil to give up on their beliefs. Paul didn’t want the people to be discouraged because of all the trials they had been through.

Trials in our life help us see what is going on in our hearts. When we are going through trying times, it is a time when we can grow even closer to God, if we allow it. We can learn to depend on God and trust Him to see us through the tough times in life. We can’t comfort others unless we have been through some tough times ourselves.

Paul felt comforted when Timothy came back with a good report from the Thessalonians. Timothy let him know they had kept the faith. Paul said he prayed for them day and night. Paul gives thanks to God for them and the joy he had in knowing they were strong in their faith.  They were staying true to the things of God that Paul had taught them.

Daily Bible Reading:

1 Thessalonians 3:1-13

1 Wherefore when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left at Athens alone;
2 And sent Timotheus, our brother, and minister of God, and our fellowlabourer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you, and to comfort you concerning your faith:
3 That no man should be moved by these afflictions: for yourselves know that we are appointed thereunto.
4 For verily, when we were with you, we told you before that we should suffer tribulation; even as it came to pass, and ye know.
5 For this cause, when I could no longer forbear, I sent to know your faith, lest by some means the tempter have tempted you, and our labour be in vain.
6 But now when Timotheus came from you unto us, and brought us good tidings of your faith and charity, and that ye have good remembrance of us always, desiring greatly to see us, as we also to see you:
7 Therefore, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our affliction and distress by your faith:
8 For now we live, if ye stand fast in the Lord.
9 For what thanks can we render to God again for you, for all the joy wherewith we joy for your sakes before our God;
10 Night and day praying exceedingly that we might see your face, and might perfect that which is lacking in your faith?
11 Now God himself and our Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ, direct our way unto you.
12 And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you:
13 To the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.


Things to think about:

  • What would it be like to be persecuted because of your faith?
  • How can we make our faith known to others?
  • In what ways can we show charity (love) to other people?


Prayer of the Day:

Dear Heavenly Father,

Thank You for the comfort You give us, especially when we are going through tough times.  Help us to keep the faith and know You work all things out for our good and Your glory. Help us to increase in our love for one another, and toward all people. Establish our hearts to be blameless in holiness before You. We love You, LORD. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

 

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Give Thanks is a Daily Bible Reading Study by Deborah H. Bateman and Friends. Give Thanks contains 21 Daily Bible Reading lessons that remind us to have an attitude of gratitude and to be thankful and grateful for everything.

Each lesson contains a brief commentary, Daily Bible Reading Scriptures, a few questions for contemplation or discussion, and a prayer for the day. Give Thanks is a great Bible study for individual or group Bible studies.

For those of you interested in Bible journaling, may I suggest you pick your favorite Bible verse from each lesson and journal about it. This will be a great reminder of the lessons you learn as you read and study this book.

Four of Deborah’s friends contributed to the book and one of her friends contributed pictures of nature to remind us to be thankful for God’s creation. May God bless you as you read this book and remember all the things you have to be grateful for and to “Give Thanks” with a grateful heart.

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Daily Bible Reading “Give Thanks to God for the Victory through Christ” (1 Corinthians 15:51-58)

Give Thanks to God for the Victory through Christ

Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from 1 Corinthians 15:51-58.

But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

-1 Corinthians 15:57

First Corinthians 15:51-52 speaks about when the Lord comes back to take us to heaven with Him. When we think of death and being put in the grave, it’s hard to think about even as Christians both for ourselves and for our loved ones. At least when you are a Christian you realize that it’s a temporary situation. We have the hope that God has given us through Jesus Christ. Death is swallowed up in victory. What does that mean?

But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope (1 Thessalonians 4:13).

First Corinthians 15:57 reminds us to give thanks to God for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, who gives us victory over death. Verse 58 tells us to be steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, and reminds us that our labor is not in vain in the Lord. Because we have the assurance of heaven and knowing we’ll be rewarded for our work here on earth we can give thanks to God for the victory we have in Jesus Christ.

 

Daily Bible Reading:

1 Corinthians 15:51-58

51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,
52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.
53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.
54 So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.
55 O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?
56 The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.
57 But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

Things to think about:

  • Do you have hope in Christ? Why or why not?
  • Do you give thanks to God for the victory we have in Christ?
  • Think about the great sacrifice Christ made on the cross of our sins. In what ways can we give thanks to Him for the sacrifice He made for us?


Prayer of the Day
:

Dear Heavenly Father,

We give You thanks for the victory that You have given us through Your Son, Jesus. Thank You for the sacrifice that He made on the cross for our sins, so Your will might be carried out. Help us to know that our labor for You is not in vain. We love You, LORD. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

 

Bible Verse to Journal or Memorize:

 

 

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About the book:

Give Thanks is a Daily Bible Reading Study by Deborah H. Bateman and Friends. Give Thanks contains 21 Daily Bible Reading lessons that remind us to have an attitude of gratitude and to be thankful and grateful for everything.

Each lesson contains a brief commentary, Daily Bible Reading Scriptures, a few questions for contemplation or discussion, and a prayer for the day. Give Thanks is a great Bible study for individual or group Bible studies.

For those of you interested in Bible journaling, may I suggest you pick your favorite Bible verse from each lesson and journal about it. This will be a great reminder of the lessons you learn as you read and study this book.

Four of Deborah’s friends contributed to the book and one of her friends contributed pictures of nature to remind us to be thankful for God’s creation. May God bless you as you read this book and remember all the things you have to be grateful for and to “Give Thanks” with a grateful heart.

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