“The left wheel of Thanksgiving”

Prov. 16:23 the heart of the wise teaches his mouth, and adds persuasiveness to his lips.

we want to develop the habit of connecting our mouth to what we believe.


Rom. 5:5 the love of god has been poured out within our hearts

our love walk plays a huge role in our spiritual development

the only way i can walk in love towards you is to respond from my heart

every time you respond to a situation by walking in love you are developing your spirit and creating the habit of responding from what’s in you.

the left training wheel of faith that helps develop the habit of responding from your heart is thanksgiving.

Heb. 13:15 through him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to god, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to his name.

2 cor 4:13 i believe therefore i speak

thanksgiving helps develop the habit of hooking your mouth up to what you believe.

Psa. 100:4 Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise. give thanks to him; bless his name.

2Tim. 3:1 but realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come. 2 for men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, revilers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,

if you want to be strong in faith learn to cultivate the habit of being thankful, being grateful.

Mark 11:24 “therefore i say to you, all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they shall be granted *you.

Ex. John 11:40 Jesus responded, “didn’t I tell you that you will see God’s glory if you believe?” 41 So they rolled the stone aside. Then Jesus looked up to heaven and said, “Father, thank you for hearing me. 42 You always hear me, but I said it out loud for the sake of all these people standing here, so they will believe you sent me.”
43 Then Jesus shouted, “Lazarus, come out!”

Phil. 4:6 be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to god. 7 and the peace of god, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

1Th. 5:18 in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

thanksgiving is done verbally with the mouth and with actions of gratitude.

NLT Psa. 119:7 When I learn your righteous laws, I will thank you by living as I should!

Col. 3:17 and whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the lord Jesus, giving thanks through him to god the father.

when you pray in the spirit paul say’s, you give thanks well. (1 cor 14:17)

Eph. 5:17 so then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the lord is. 18 and do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the spirit, 19 speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the lord; 20 always giving thanks for all things in the name of our lord Jesus Christ to god, even the father;

thanksgiving is a habit you can cultivate in order to learn to continually respond from your heart.

Luke 17:11 and it came about while he was on the way to Jerusalem, that he was passing between Samaria and galilee. 12 and as he entered a certain village, ten leprous men who stood at a distance met him; 13 and they raised their voices, saying, “Jesus, master, have mercy on us!” 14 and when he saw them, he said to them, “go and show yourselves to the priests.” and it came about that as they were going, they were cleansed. 15 now one of them, when he saw that he had been healed, turned back, glorifying god with a loud voice, 16 and he fell on his face at his feet, giving thanks to him. And he was a Samaritan. 17 and Jesus answered and said, “were there not ten cleansed? But the nine — where are they? 18 “Was no one found who turned back to give glory to god, except this foreigner?” 19 and he said to him, “rise, and go your way; your faith has made you well.”

thanksgiving coresponds with giving glory to god

Rom. 4:20 Yet, with respect to the promise of god, he did not waver in unbelief, but grew strong in faith, giving glory to God