AN ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN!

"Working for Christ"

“They were also to stand every morning to thank and praise the Lord. They were to do the same in the evening.” (1 Chronicles 23:30, NIV)

The Levites were set apart to offer thanks and praise to God every morning and every night – day in and day out, in a never-ending cycle. It was their job. It was forced. It was required of them. Forced “thank yous.” Required praises. Imagine the temptations inherent in this routine. Did easy-to-repeat prayers take the place of petitions motivated by full hearts and genuine gratitude? Did their minds wander as the words bubbled out? “Hear me, O God. Here we go again.”

Praise and thanksgiving are like the yellow line down the center of a highway. If we ignore that line and go off course, we could easily crash and bring others down with us. It’s purpose is to keep us on track…

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2 comments
  1. meredithsims23 said:

    I love this!

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