Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Simply Living With a Thankful Heart - by John Belt

We can never underestimate the power of simple "thanksgiving". Did you know that the more thanks that you give to God the closer you come to His heart?

The truth is that if we don't live a life of thankfulness then it is almost guaranteed we will revert to a life of grumbling and complaining. When we give thanks we are welcoming the Presence of His Spirit in our lives which, in turn, opens our eyes to see more of His goodness! This makes us want to give Him thanks even more.

Giving thanks to God takes us higher in His Presence.

We really do enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise. It is all true that you can't really praise God unless you are thankful.

Take some time to think of things to be thankful for today. If you know Him that is enough to be overwhelmingly thankful for!

7 "P"s for Your Life

Here are 7 powerful words that begin with "P" that I've connected with some Scriptures for you to chew on. Just meditating on the Word has a powerful effect on our lives
(Psalm 1).

• Promises

2 Peter 1:4 "Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust."

• Power

2 Corinthians 13:4 "For though He was crucified through weakness, yet He liveth by the power of God. For we also are weak in Him, but we shall live with Him by the power of God toward you."

• Prayer

Philippians 4:6 "Be careful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God."

• Patience

James 1:4 "But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing."

• Purity

Matthew 5:8 "Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God."

• Praise

Psalm 34:1 "I will bless the Lord at all times: His praise shall continually be in my mouth."

• Peace

Isaiah 66:12 "For thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream."

John & Brandi Belt
Overflow Global Ministries
Email: office@overflowglobal.com
Website: overflowglobal.com

Overflow Global Ministries is the ministry of John & Brandi Belt. The heart of their message is that God's greatest desire is to indwell His people with His presence. They believe that man was created to be inhabited by God through His Spirit. With a sincere devotion to God through the Holy Spirit, people can live in a place of overflow in His presence. This overflow translates into touching the lives of others through living encounters with God. When John and Brandi minister, the intimate presence of God is manifest – being accompanied with demonstrations of God's power to heal, revive, and restore.

John Belt's Itinerary:

Note: Events are subject to change at the ministry's discretion. We suggest you always check first with the event contact listed here and/or directly visit their website for latest updates on each event.

December 12, 2013 (7pm)
Presence Meetings (Worship, Intercession & Ministry)
Overflow Global Ministries
Old Trinity of Paseo Event Center
3000 N. Lee, Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Contact: office@overflowglobal.com

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