Life-Enhancing Gratitude Growth

“So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him… overflowing with thankfulness” (Col. 2:6-7, NIV).

What a wonderful Scripture for Thanksgiving Day! I sense Holy Spirit gently asking us this about it: If we are honest with ourselves, how close are we to living our lives by the standard this verse sets? How often do we experience a moment where our hearts are overflowing with thanks to God? Do we live our lives this way regularly?

I am pretty sure that we all have a ways to go until we get there. Even the most grateful among us still need to grow deeper and deeper into gratitude every year that we are alive. This is one of the great hallmarks of spiritual maturity in Jesus.

How do we get there, then? We Continue reading Life-Enhancing Gratitude Growth