The Holy Spirit or my conscience?

Each and everyone has a conscience. It is the reason why people often say, “Something told me ”.   We were born with it, and we grow with it. Conscience is that part of a human being that is morally aware. It condones or excuses our actions. It makes us judgmental, leading to either commendation or condemnation of ourselves or others-Romans 2:14-15.

Human beings are spirit beings. We have a soul, and we live in a body.  Conscience is an intangible aspect of man, including the soul, mind, and emotions.  It is an evaluative instinct. In ( Proverbs 20:27 AMP), conscience is man’s spirit and God’s lamp. 

But conscience should not be confused with the Holy Spirit who resides in those who are saved through  Jesus Christ -Luke 3:16. The comprehensive role of the Holy Spirit in the life of a believer is outlined in John 14:16-17 and 14:26. The Holy Spirit also convicts the world  (the unbeliever) concerning sin-John 16:8-11.

Conscience in the Bible

Many scriptures in the Bible mention conscience, confirming that even as a believer who has the Holy Spirit, your conscience will still be very active.  Our conscience does not leave us because we have been born again. It continually informs our decisions daily as we either listen to or ignore them. It is the inner voice that tells us what to do and what not to do

 In 1 Timothy 1:5, Paul reminds us that a good conscience plus faith produces genuine love.

In 2 Corinthians 1:12,  we discovered that our conscience could testify to our good conduct. 

Distinguishing genuine and fake Christians, Titus 1:15-16 reveals,  that conscience can be corrupted. Because of its flesh component, the conscience is prone to deception -1 Timothy 4:2. Meanwhile, Hebrews 10:22 mentions an evil conscience. 

In Acts 24:16, we read of Paul striving to have a clear conscience as Peter encourages each and everyone to have a clear conscience even  when we are being falsely accused in 1 Peter 3:16-17

But it is not only Christians who strive to have a clean conscience. Unbelievers seek a clear conscience too.   Conscience is why those who don’t have faith in Jesus Christ still live morally upright lives and choose to do good instead of evil. It causes people to regret or defend their actions. It is the early warning system for every human being including children. Those who usually defended their heinous crimes are often thought of as having no conscience, but in reality, it is a choice they’ve made.

Ignoring your conscience as a believer can shipwreck your faith -1 Timothy 1:19. The Bible also speaks of a seared conscience in 1 Timothy 4:1-2 as God draws our attention to deceiving spirits.  Craving for attention and seeking to settle scores, they teach hypocritical lies. 

The Holy Spirit our Helper

Conscience serves our fleshly desires, despite its important role. Our conscience is part of the flesh that wages war with the Holy Spirit-Galatians 5:17. Though it helps us to be good people, conscience does not save anyone otherwise there would have been no need for Jesus Christ to die -John 3:16.

But believers have a helper in the Holy Spirit and best yet, the blood of Jesus Christ cleans or purges our conscience -Hebrews 9:14.  As a born-again Christian, your body is home to two spirits- your spirit and the Holy Spirit. Romans 8:16 confirms that the Holy Spirit bears witness to our spirit.  It’s the Holy Spirit who guides us into all truth -John 16:13 and in Romans 9:1 (NKJV), Paul is convinced that the Holy Spirit would confirm truth guided by conscience.  But our struggle is largely caused by factors that influence our conscience including our senses, emotions, thoughts, circumstances, personal experiences, and the environment.  Thus, we can mistake the voice of our conscience for the voice of the Holy Spirit.  

A personal relationship with the Holy Spirit is a sure way to know His voice so you can distinguish between the voice of the Holy Spirit and other voices. While the voice of the Holy Spirit aligns with the will and word of God, our conscience aims at pleasing the flesh.  

Wrongly attributing our conscience to the Holy Spirit may present the Spirit of Truth as an author of confusion, especially in situations where two people claiming “the Holy Spirit told me” contradict each other on the same subject. 

So, the next time you replace “something told me “ with the “Holy Spirit told me “, be certain it is the Holy Spirit. To hear his voice, you must know Him – John 10:27, John 16:13-15.

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Joyce Midley-Quainoo’s newly released “Straight Outta Love”: an uplifting message of hope and God’s truest love.

Joyce Midley-Quainoo’s newly released “Straight Outta Love”: an uplifting message of hope and God’s truest love.

“Straight Outta Love” is the creation of published author Joyce Midley-Quainoo, a dedicated wife, broadcast journalist, and media consultant originally from Ghana who founded the Joy in Giving Foundation, a nonprofit Christian organization that takes care of the basic and infrastructural needs of orphans and needy children in Ghana, West Africa.

In her first-ever published book, Joyce shares, “A relationship knit together out of love that holds forever into eternity.” She writes that God wants to have a relationship with you, not a business transaction where you pay Him to deliver things to you. She explains with biblical verses why you must be motivated by the love of God to do all things as required in 1 Corinthians 16:14 (AMP).

Joyce presents a heartfelt message in hopes of empowering others in their faith walk at a time when the world is still healing from the devastating effects of #Covid19, the pain of losing #QueenElizabeth of the United Kingdom, the invasion of Ukraine by Russia in addition to all the negative reports about the economies of nations across the world.

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Joyce Midley-Quainoo’s new book will help nurture a sense of connection with God through a careful explanation of the truest love. A Press Release from Christian Faith Publishing described “Straight Outta Love” as “an impactful message of God’s love that will encourage and inform.”

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Now you can explore the greatest and deepest love of God in Joyce Midley-Quainoo’s latest book, “Straight Outta Love.” Inspired by the Holy Spirit, I explain with biblical verses, the various dimensions of God’s love and the benefits.

It is love shared from a personal experience. By understanding God’s great and pure love, one can then embrace the various dimensions while enjoying His amazing grace.

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I am complete in Christ

Knowing and believing your completeness in Jesus Christ is vital. This knowledge provided in Colossians 2:10 (NKJV)  is your identity in Christ. The verse specifically states that in Him, referring to Christ, you have been made complete. This is one of the many good news in the Bible that must be grasped wholeheartedly. It is the hope of the gospel, and we are encouraged not to shift away from it -Colossians 1:23.

You are complete in Christ not by your efforts but because all things hold together in Him Colossians 1:17; having the fullness of Deity in Him-Colossians 2:9. And all the treasures of knowledge and wisdom are hidden in Him- Colossians 2:3. This means in Christ, you are fulfilled. No more emptiness!

Jesus is more than sufficient

Just as today some Christians act as if Jesus Christ is not enough, so it was during the days of the early believers. Some in Colossae doubted the sufficiency of Christ, and therefore demanded rituals including circumcision, as necessary additions. Their doubts led them to embrace some philosophies while strictly adhering to the traditions of men. Thus, they chose to follow the teachings of men instead of the teachings of Christ. This is why the Apostle Paul wrote that letter as a warning and also, as a reminder of the fullness of Christ. He cautions us against allowing anyone to rob us of our adequacy in Christ.

Faith, Forgiveness, and Victory

To better appreciate our completeness in Christ, let’s explore three essential elements provided in Colossians chapter 2. The first element is found in verses 11-12. We learn that in Christ, our circumcision is not made with hands but made by Christ. This means circumcision is by faith in Christ alone. We know that the Old Testament ritual of physical circumcision is of no value unless one can obey the whole law perfectly. This is why Galatians 5:6 is emphatic that in Christ, faith expressing itself in love is more important. We are complete in Christ through faith in Christ Jesus.

The second is found in verses 13-14. We were dead in sins until God made us alive in Christ by forgiving us of all our sins. We are therefore complete in Christ because we are alive in Christ and sin-free in Him. Verse 9 of Romans chapter 5 affirms this truth when it says that we are justified by the blood of  Jesus. Praise God! It’s only Jesus Christ who can set you free from sin and also declare you debt-free. We are complete in Christ through the forgiveness of our sins.

The third element of our completeness in Christ is found in verse 15. “He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in Him.”  Through His death and resurrection, Jesus has gained victory over supernatural forces and evil agents working against you and me. We are winners because Jesus is a winner. We are therefore complete in Christ through victory over all evil powers and agents. What more can we ask for?

Dear Christian, it’s either Jesus did all the work, or He did nothing. It is not 95% of what Jesus did plus 5% of what you add to it. I choose to believe 100% that Jesus completed His assignment concerning my redemption, and that is why I am complete in Him. Jesus is all-sufficient.!

Enjoy your identity in Christ by accepting your completeness in Him. And remember, it is in Christ Jesus that you are complete. Therefore, remain in Him-Colossians 2:6-7.

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I am a disciple

You may be known all over the world or even have great riches but never allow that to define your identity. Dear Christian, your identity is in Christ Jesus. Knowing who you are in Christ is not selfish, it is not boasting and it si neither pride. Knowing your identity in Christ is the confidence to stay focused on Christ -Hebrews 12:2 and to tell others about HIM. It makes you want to bring others on board so they can also enjoy a new identity in Christ.   

So, if you ask me who I am in Christ? My answer is simple: I am everything  God says that I am in His word. My identity in Christ helps me to reorient my priorities, purposes, and passions.

I am not just a child of God, I am a disciple of Christ.  A disciple is a follower and a learner, adhering to the teachings of the one they follow. Applied to Jesus Christ, a disciple is someone who follows and learns from the teachings of the Messiah- Luke 6:40. In John 8:31, Jesus told the Jews who had believed in Him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples.”

Some Pharisees were bold to announce that they were the disciples of Moses in John 9:28. I will therefore not hide my identity   I am not a disciple of Moses. I am a disciple of Jesus Christ.  In John 12:26, Jesus says “Anyone who serves Him must follow Him.“ We are to follow Jesus Christ and not just anybody.

I understand what is expected of a disciple in  Matthew 28:18-20. I can go into all nations and make disciples by sharing the good news of Jesus Christ because I have been equipped in all dimensions- I have freedom in Christ-Galatians 5:1, I have been delivered from the power of darkness into the kingdom of Christ – Colossians 1:13, so, I am not under any curse or bondage. I have also been made righteous in Christ – 1 Corinthians 1:30 and I have been given the power to speak about Christ -Acts 1:8.

I want you to own your identity in Christ.

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I am a child of God

This is a continuation of the series “I KNOW WHO I AM IN CHRIST”.
I know who I am in Jesus Christ and so I am inspired to walk boldly in my identity. I am a child of God – John 1:12 and I belong to the family of God -Ephesians 2:19. My status is confirmed in 1 John 5:1 which states that everyone who believes that Jesus is Christ is born of God.

I know who I am in Christ

Dear reader, you’ve been saved by grace through faith in Jesus Christ- Ephesians 2:8-9. Hallelujah! My question is: do you know who you are in Christ? So important is your identity, you should not take it for granted. There is enormous comfort and security when we have the knowledge and an understanding of our identity in Christ.


You are a new creation in Christ- 2 Cor 5:17. This means you begin a fresh, clean page of your life in Christ.  Knowing your identity helps you stand firm in every situation; good or bad, sweet or sour. We can enjoy our new life in Christ uninterrupted.  It gives us the confidence to live in God’s will and to act in faith accordingly. Knowing your identity spares you the headache of being a crowd follower and a people pleaser.

As Christians, we are not just followers of Christ. We are in fellowship with Christ.  Our identity is in Christ. The word of God says we are joined in one spirit with Christ- 1 Corinthians 6:17, 1 John 2:15. In Him,  we are complete -Colossians 2:10, reconciled to God- 2 Corinthians 5:18, children of God- John 1:12, and many more.

Because Jesus knows who He is, we must also know who we are in Him. Staying ignorant will deny you the rights and privileges you have in Christ. You become susceptible to deception and false doctrines.

One day, Jesus had a conversation with His disciples on the subject of identity because of its relevance –Matthew 13.

He asked, “Who do people say that I am?”  The second question was more specific: “Who do you say that I am ?”

Jesus did not ask these questions because He had identity issues. Never! His identity is unquestionable. He is the beloved son of the living God. Satan and his demons know that too. Scripture records that demons cried “ You are the son of God” when they saw Jesus -Luke 4:41. Despite the knowledge, satan will still put the identity of Jesus to the test – Luke 4:1-13. Note that satan began two of the three temptations with the words, “If thou be the Son of God.” But  Jesus would show through the scriptures that He did not need to perform, He did not need to be popular did not need to possess all the riches of the kingdom of this world to prove his identity. Jesus Christ is the son of God and that is it.

Dear Christian, knowing your true identity in Christ is one of the greatest defenses you can have against temptation. It is your best weapon against agents whose activities are mainly directed at causing you to doubt who you are.

So, let’s stay informed about our identity in Christ through this new series I’ve titled  “ I know who I am in Christ Jesus”. Through the word of God and with the help of the Holy Spirit, we will affirm our identity in Christ Jesus as we enjoy our lives in Him and walk in that truth.  

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Faith in God

“that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ,”-1 Peter 1:7


Hebrews chapter 11 verse 6 tells us, that without faith it is impossible to please God.

But without faith, it is impossible to [walk with God and] please Him, for whoever comes [near] to God must [necessarily] believe
that God exists and that He rewards those who [earnestly and diligently] seek Him.”
-Hebrews 11:6

Faith is an essential element in our new life in Christ. I call faith the heartbeat of a Christian. Our relationship with God through Jesus Christ relies
hugely on faith. Faith in God is the difference between those who believe in the existence and power of God and those who do not. Faith in Jesus Christ is also the difference between those who are saved and those who have not been saved.

Faith produces righteousness

Salvation is by Grace through faith- Ephesians 2:8-9. We receive eternal life through faith-John 3:16. We are justified and made righteous through
faith-Romans 3:22, 10:10 and we can continue to live in righteousness through faith-Romans 1:16-17. We also receive the Holy Spirit and all His gifts by faith- Galatians 3:2. Faith in God makes us world overcomers- 1 John 5:4. Faith is the key to accessing everything God has in store for you.  

 As important as faith is, it is often overlooked by many Christians. God says you can’t please Him if you don’t have faith. And Romans 14:23 says
“Whatever does not proceed from faith is sin.” Both verses serve a strong caution. God is never pleased with the so-called right things that you do when you do them without faith. That should tell you how valuable faith is. Faith is more precious than gold in 1 Peter 1:7. It is a
treasure worth keeping and defending.

What is faith?

Let’s look at one of the definitions of faith by the Oxford Languages Dictionary. – “complete trust or confidence in someone or something.” 

This definition indicates that people can have faith or trust in anything -living and non-living things, objects, and structures. People all over the
world embrace some beliefs.

Let’s look at how faith has been defined in the Bible -“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not
seen.For by it the elders obtained a good testimony. ”
Hebrews 11:1-2

Faith as defined in Hebrews 11:1 is not your faith in anybody or anything. It is not just any kind of belief.  It is faith in God. Faith originates
from God and is made available through His word -Romans 10:17. It is faith that draws a sinner to God. It is faith that identifies a particular group of people who are called “children of God”. Hebrews 12:2 reveals Jesus Christ as the author and founder of our faith.

Verse 2 of Hebrews 11 says by this faith in God, some old people obtained a good report. The rest of Hebrews chapter 11 profiles each elder’s acts or faith in God that earned them the good report.  

Now let’s take a closer look at Hebrews 11:1 The first part says faith is a substance. It’s not abstract and it is not immaterial.  The substance
has to do with matter and tangible presence. Matter is anything that has weight and occupies space. Therefore, faith is believing in reality even if you don’t see or feel it.  

The second part says faith is evidence of things not seen. It is the certainty that they exist because what we believe is real; they just aren’t
seen. And that is why you can have hope in them. And by the way, hope that is seen is no longer hope according to Romans 8:24-25.  Therefore, faith is the evidence of real things even if you do not see or feel them. Faith as defined in Hebrews chapter 11 is belief and absolute confidence in the existing God. God is real,  He just can’t be seen.

Faith is trust that produces obedience. You don’t see God, but you believe, trust, and obey Him. That is the import of the story of Abraham when he was willing and prepared to offer Isaac as a sacrifice in obedience to God-Hebrews 11:17-19

Faith, not doubt

Faith can be limited by the physical senses-what we see, hear, taste, smell, or feel. One of the disciples of Jesus, Thomas, wanted to “see to
when he was informed of the resurrection of Jesus. Later Jesus would appear to the disciples and tell Thomas “ Blessed are those
who have not seen but yet have believed “-
John 20:29. What we have seen no longer requires faith.

Relying on the physical senses produces doubt. And anything that comes out of doubt does not please God. This is why a Christian must walk by faith and not by sight -2 Corinthians 5:7. God demonstrated that faith goes beyond sight when Romans 4:17 says, “God … called those things which be not as though they were.” Creation was made possible out of invisible things-Hebrews 11:3. Hallelujah!

So valuable is faith, that Christians are encouraged to “fight” or contend for their faith-Jude 1:3. Jude was advising the early believers to guard their faith against ungodly people and that piece of advice is for you and me. John 1 verses 1 and 2 confirm the word is God. It is the word that produces our faith, and it is by faith that we believe the word. Let’s keep our faith by keeping the word of God. Remember that your good report will be written based on your faith in God and nothing else.

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The 5Ws and H of praising God

“Let everything that has breath and every breath of life praise the Lord!
Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!)” –
Psalm 150:6 (AMP)


Let’s do a little bit of journalism today as I share with you, what I learned in school years ago.  It’s known as the Five Ws and H of News. The Five Ws and H constitute a formula for getting the complete story. Answers to the questions: WHAT, WHO, WHERE, WHEN, WHY, and HOW, are considered basic and necessary in information gathering. Every student journalist is familiar with this formula. It will help you to write a catchy lead in a news story.

I could use so many scriptures in the Bible to explain why you must praise God, but I chose Psalm 150 because I discovered that the 6-verse chapter goes beyond answering the question of why. Psalm 150 answers all 5 Ws and even the H. I believe this Psalm, titled “ A Psalm of Praise” will spark a new desire in us to praise God always with a better understanding.

A Psalm of Praise.

150 Praise the Lord!
Praise God in His sanctuary;
Praise Him in His mighty heavens.

Praise Him for His mighty acts;
Praise Him according to [the abundance of] His greatness.

Praise Him with trumpet sound;
Praise Him with harp and lyre.
Praise Him with tambourine and dancing;
Praise Him with stringed instruments and flute.

Praise Him with resounding cymbals;
Praise Him with loud cymbals.-

Let everything that has breath and every breath of life praise the Lord!
Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!)-  Psalm 150:1-6 (AMP)


Let’s see how the formula works. The whole chapter of Psalm 150 from verses 1 to 6 answers the question WHAT. What is the Scripture talking about? Praise, specifically praise to God. The 6- verse chapter has praise mentioned 13 times including praise God, praise the Lord, and praise Him.


Verses 1 and 6 answer the question WHO. Who should be praised? The answer is God. Who should praise God? Everything that has breath. If you are breathing, then you are to praise God. That goes beyond human beings to include every living creature on the face of the earth.


WHERE should we praise God? Everywhere. We are to praise God in His sanctuary and His mighty heavens according to verse 1. As a believer in Jesus Christ, God dwells in you therefore wherever you are, you can praise God. We don’t have to wait to get to a building called “church”. We don’t have to wait for conferences. We can praise God in the garden, garage, or even in the kitchen. I praise God a lot of the time when I’m taking a shower.


When should we praise God? Anytime and every time. Verse 6 specifically calls on everything that has breath to praise the Lord. To have breath is to be alive. Therefore, every second, minute, and hour that you are alive, is a good time to praise God. The dead cannot praise. No! there is no breath in them. It’s only the living who can. Let’s praise God as long as we can breathe.  


Let’s now answer WHY. Why should I praise God? Verse 2 teaches us to praise God for his acts of power and His surpassing greatness. Some people think that praise must be a response to what happens. If good things happen to them, they will automatically praise God but if bad things happen, there will be no place for praise. That is not what the word of God teaches us. The focus of praise here is God, not us. That means praising God in every circumstance. Praise God when emotions have been affected. Praise God when in trouble. In prison, Paul and Silas sang praises unto God-Acts 16:25 (KJV) and when they were thrown into the fire, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego with one voice praised and glorified God-Daniel 3:51

Just like thanksgiving, praise must also be a lifestyle, not a duty.


With all five Ws answered, let’s look at the only H which is HOW. How should one praise God? The answer is in verses 3 to 5. We are to praise God with every instrument that can give a good sound- trumpets, harps, tambourines, drums, clapping, and dancing. Yes! praise God through dance. The Bible records David dancing before the Lord with all his might -2 Samuel 6:14  

I can confidently write that Psalm 150 is a complete journalistic report on praising God. Hallelujah! It qualifies for a headline. Symbolically, it is also the last psalm.

Praise is an expression of gratitude and respect towards God. usually in songs. It’s a powerful way to rejoice in the Lord. It’s a great tool to help us encounter any negative vibe. I believe when we allow praises to abound, problems will become afterthoughts.

God is no longer requiring any sacrifice for sin because of Jesus Christ. But you can continually give to God, the “sacrifice of praise” -Hebrews 13:15 David said the praise of God will continually be in his mouth-Psalm 34:1 You should praise God, believing in your heart that God indeed inhabits the praises of His people -Psalm 22:3 (KJV)

So, don’t wait till you get to heaven; praise God now!

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Why you must be thankful always

 But know this, that in the last days, perilous times will come:  For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, -2 Timothy 3:1-2 (NKJV) (Emphasis mine)


Scripture says in the last days, perilous times will come and that will produce in men certain ungodly traits which include ungratefulness. Perilous connotes trouble, difficulty, risky, dangerous, or stressful situations. The havoc and uncertainties of COVID-19 have caused a lot of fear and stress.

Saying “Thank you ” will be difficult for men because they have become lovers themselves. They will appreciate nothing. allowing selfishness to get in the way of acknowledging God.  

To be thankful is to be grateful or to be appreciative.

The Bible, our manual for living, is loaded with verses that command us to be thankful always. But one may ask; “ why should I be thankful?” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 answers this question.

“ in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”-1 Thessalonians 5:18 (NKJV)

Giving thanks, not in some things or a few things but in Everything for it is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

Ephesians 5:17 admonishes us to understand the will of God. We often interpret God’s will for our life to be some big, mystical plan that we’re constantly in search of, when that will, has been provided in His word for us. All that is required of us is to obey.  

What should we be thankful for?

Thankfulness is usually in response to a gift or a good act. But for the believer in Christ Jesus, thankfulness should not be limited to only gifts and good acts. We are to be grateful in all things; good or bad. That sounds impossible to do in bad circumstances. God is not asking us to pretend but to trust Him in the most difficult situations because all things work together for good -Romans 8:28. Giving thanks in all things is therefore a demonstration of faith or trust in God at all times. Thankfulness must become a lifestyle, not a duty or an obligation.  

We have to be grateful to God for all things – everything that pertains to life, godliness, and precious promises – 2 Peter1 :3-4. The more we know God, the more we would appreciate Him. When we become aware of the good things He has given us, the more thankful we will be. And as we reflect on the goodies, let’s not forget our greatest gift from God, Jesus Christ, and our salvation through Him. In Colossians 1:12, Apostle Paul admonishes the believers to give “joyful thanks” to God for their salvation.

Be grateful to God for your life and every ability. Learn to appreciate those little things and moments in your life. And let’s not forget to give thanks to those around us—our spouses, children, relatives, friends, co-workers, and many others who help us in various ways.

Allowing the worries and rush of life to overwhelm you is a pathway to ingratitude. You focus so much on your needs and wants that you fail to see the abundance that is present. And instead of thanking God for carrying you through that trouble, you usually allow that problem to steal your joy away leaving you to complain and be resentful.

Aside from personal issues getting in the way of gratitude, the world through various mediums has created an environment of fear. We are greeted with bad news and grim predictions that affect our emotions and general perspectives. We become anxious.

But that is not how God wants us to live according to Philippians 4:6    

Do not be anxious or worried about anything, but in everything [every circumstance and situation] by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, continue to make your [specific] requests known to God.”Philippians 4:6 (AMP)

We are commanded never to be anxious. Rather, to give thanks in prayer, while making known our requests to God who is our provider. To be anxious is to worry. To worry is to allow your mind to dwell on the difficulties and troubles which can affect your health. Today, choose to see the good in the bad.

You can do this by allowing the peace of God to guard your heart and mind in Christ Jesus -Philippians 4:7   

In some countries including the USA, a day has been set aside purposely to give thanks known as “Thanksgiving Day“. It is observed once a year. For a Christian however, every day is a Thanksgiving Day, because we are to “give thanks always and for everything ” – Ephesians 5:20.

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