30 Days of Thanks #16- A Good God
Throughout the month of November I am writing about the first thing for which I am consciously thankful each day. I am doing this simply as a way to be more intentionally grateful. For more on this project, check out the first one or even last year’s 30 Days of Thanks.
My plan to be intentionally grateful must be working because I woke up this morning singing a song of thanksgiving despite the condition of my sinus passages. The specific song I was singing was Psalm 107 put to tune by my dad. He used to make up catchy tunes all the time when he was in charge of children’s church and it’s amazing how many I still remember.
1 O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.
2 Let the redeemed of the Lord say so, whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy;
3 And gathered them out of the lands, from the east, and from the west, from the north, and from the south.
4 They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in.
5 Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them.
6 Then they cried unto the Lord in their trouble, and he delivered them out of their distresses.
7 And he led them forth by the right way, that they might go to a city of habitation.
8 Oh that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!
9 For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.
-Psalm 107 (KJV)
That one passage says a lot about our God. I’m going to attempt to meditate on that the remainder of the day and remember that…
Today, November 16, I am thankful for a good God who has redeemed me and gathered me to Himself.