Outpouring of Gratitude – January 3, 2021

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Preached by Pastor Kunle Oladebo

Psalm 34:1-3 

    • Written when David was running from Saul.  What you are filled with is what you will pour out during challenging times
  1. Highlights
    • Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received – Henry Van Dyke
    • Attitude of gratitude – Psalm 100:4; God has a reputation to exceed expectation, but it requires our praise
    • Gratitude enhances our focus on God
      • Philippians 4:12
    • Ungratefulness deters blessings – Romans 1:21
  2. Be Grateful For 
    • Blessings of Life – Isaiah 12:4
      • Ecclesiastes 9:4
    • Burdens of  Life – Habakkuk 3:17 – 18
      • in difficult times
    • Bridge of Life – Acts 9:27
      • Connector 
      • Praise the bridge that carried you over – Coleman
      • The bridge you burn now may be what you need to cross over tomorrow 
    • Benefits of Life [30] (not the same as blessing) – Psalm 68:19 – indescribable gifts (forgives, grace, favor)
  3. Conclusion
    • Start right so you can finish strong  
    • The beginning is the most important part of the work – Plato
    • Race through the year with grateful – Hebrews 12:28 – 29 (NLT) 
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