Give Thanks In Everything

The Journey

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

Through the struggles of our daily lives I know from pure experience that it is difficult to thank the Lord in every circumstance, but we are told to in the verse above from 1 Thessalonians. Now let me begin by saying this isn’t to say we have to be thankful for our circumstances. Let me use the example of someone in an abusive situation. No, I too would not be thankful for that circumstance, but be thankful in and through that circumstance.

Now you may be puzzled as to what I mean. I mean you do not have to be happy that you are going through a struggle, but you can rejoice and be thankful that God is bigger than your circumstance and you can know that he…

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