... by one of my favorite authors, Randy Ingermanson. A thread running through it repeats this premise: “Great sacrifice releases great power.”
Interesting concept. Could it be true? Could it be a Life Truth?
I believe it’s worthy of the test.
Psalm 50:23 says, “He who sacrifices thank offerings honors Me, and he prepares the way so that I may show him the salvation of God.”
Saying “thank you” can be a sacrifice if we’re having a hard time at the moment.
And wouldn’t the salvation – deliverance, help, intervention – of God be a pretty good representation of great power?
I didn’t know I could prepare the way for God to work in my life. I didn’t know that my sacrifices of “thank you” would open the door for His power.
Wow. There's more to gratitude than I thought - especially in the wake of defeat, discouragement, illness, tragedy.
I’m not waiting until Thanksgiving.
What about you?