“And all the believers met together in one place and shared everything they had. They sold their property and possessions and shared the money with those in need. They worshiped together at the Temple each day, met in homes for the Lord’s Supper, and shared their meals with great joy and generosity— all the while […]

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Overflowing with Thanksgiving by Colonel Dorothy Smith I committed my life to the Christ when I was just a little girl at age 6. I did not know all that would mean then – but with the faith of a small child, I gave Jesus my heart. As I grew in height, leaders in my corps […]

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6 being confident of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:6 Philippians 1:6 is one of my life verses. I claim it on the daily, as I’m in constant need of second chances. A few weeks ago I saw a […]

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We are Grafted In by Andrea Fields While speaking with my friend, Sharon*, who was burned over a large area of their body, I commented on how beautifully her skin healed.  Sharon told me that her skin had been grafted. Talk about a revelation! Romans 11:17 says: “…you Gentiles, who were branches from a wild […]

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Rejoicing When It’s Hard by Ann Beaulieu “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 1 Thessalonians 5: 16 – 18 This verse has sustained me in many difficult situations. The main reason being that as soon as I start reading it, […]

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Thankful in All Circumstances by Captain Catherine Mount “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”  Philippians 4:6-7 Do you know when it is difficult for […]

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Cultivating a Thankful Heart by Major Tricia Taube “..for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content in it.” Philippians 4:11 For me, thankfulness has little to do with appreciation for things and circumstances, although it extends to those parts of life. It’s more than that. It becomes the default expression of […]

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Grateful for Discipline by Lt. Amanda Keene “And have you forgotten the encouraging words God spoke to you as his children? He said, ‘My child, don’t make light of the Lord’s discipline, and don’t give up when he corrects you. For the Lord disciplines those he loves, and he punishes each one he accepts as […]

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Give Thanks Today by Major Valerie McDowell “You, Lord, are all I have, and You give me all I need.  My future is in Your hands.”  Psalm 16:5 GNV Living a life of gratitude changes your whole perspective.  Often we even take for granted the very air we breathe.  It’s when we lose something or […]

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Being Redeemed Through Thankfulness by Makayla Broer “Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:32 When I say the word comparison, you might be wondering what that has to do with thankfulness.  For me, comparison has a lot to do with thankfulness.  If I am honest – I […]

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