thankful 1But You placed the son of man just beneath God and honored him like royalty, crowning him with glory and honor.
Psalm 8:5 *

“God bestowed on man a measure of His own glory. In some refracted way we each possess His image.
But the effect of sin is to so mar and tarnish God’s image in us that we hardly recognize its presence. The effect of evil on a good creation is always one of undoing it”.

As I read this passage from “Living In The Light Of Eternity” by Paul and Stacy Rinehart I realized how true this is.
How the enemy is constantly working to undo what God intends for our good, attempting to turn the gifts He has given us into idols that we worship, convince us that God is not good after all that if He does exist He does not care….
It is easy in this all out assault to lose sight of God’s goodness, the battles that are won, the evil that is being defeated, the lives that are being changed. Darkness turned into light, defeat turned in to victory. Chains of bondage and addiction that are broken…

With that in mind I thought it would be good to share testimonies of what God is doing. Of His amazing grace, power and love for those who have been or are going through battles, storms and trails.
These testimonies are real. My hope is that they will encourage you and give you strength for the journey!
Thank You, God, for being my anchor of hope. For being there for me when I was stuck in a dark pit of despair. Thank you, Lord, for giving me the strength to keep walking even when I wanted to die. You saved my life, You gave me ever lasting hope!!! You are my saving grace!!! I praise Your mighty name!!!praise 1

I had a miscarriage just found out yesterday, I can’t sleep but I am reminded me that Jesus is enough for me.

Former tags: Mess up, Worthless, Depression, Anxiety, Hopeless, Suicidal, Forgotten, Unloved, Loser, Deceived, Led astray, Unworthy, Broken, Miserable. Current Tag:

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I’m not who I used to be. . . To God be the glory.

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We are sons and daughters who sometimes don’t KNOW we are; we still consider ourselves prisoners. thank God He’s redeemed us.

Father, thank you for prayers answered. After 37 years of drug addiction, I am totally sober 114 days today. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Life is so much better SOBER!!!!!

I’ve been set free! I’m not who I used to be… My redeemer lives – AMEN! Praise to God!

So, while your stuck in sinning, stop condemning yourself, stop the shame, stop the guilt… Stop stop stop……. Rest at HIS throne!!!

God delivered me from my cutting addiction and healed my emptiness and pain. He broke my chains and allowed me to no longer be a prisoner of my suffering. He literally saved from myself.

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I thank and praise God for helping me each day. I know that without Him I would surely fail. I thank and praise God for His Wonderful Grace shown upon me and my family. Praise God!

I just want to thank God for taking the pain away!!

I am so thankful to God and he gets all the glory! He has healed my body from terrible migraines and from a mental illness called schizophrenia.

I praise God for never leaving me through my long time of darkness and evil. His grace, forgiveness, favor and protection is humbling (Psalm 23:4; Hebrews 13:5-6). Praise God!

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I thank and praise God for His unwavering faithfulness in caring for and providing for me and my family.

I am a man who has been delivered by God from a hardcore addiction to pornography and habitual sexual sin. To God be the glory!

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Thank you Lord for hearing my prayers for my sister as she is now getting help and is sober

“I am thankful to God for changing me and for His patience with my continuous straying and complaining, yet He has never given up on me

I am thankful God that you did not give up on us all. Hebrews 13:5 ‘He will not leave us or forsake us’.”

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I also thank you everyday just for being with me every step of my life! I can count on Him for strength in every situation and every temptation Satan throws at me. Thank you God, my wonderful father and dearest friend!!”

God I thank you that you take care of Your sheep, when one is lost He will search for the lost one.”

Thank you, Father, for drawing me out of the kingdom of darkness and into the Kingdom of Light through Your Holy Spirit! You have made me Yours forever!”

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I praise the Lord for the great things He has done for me, for delivering me from homosexuality. For His compassion towards me, for His mercy and patience, and for His marvelous power to save even me from my life of sin!
I thank you God for giving me another day, another unused opportunity to do it right.

Thank you God for restoring my marriage…

Thank you God for making me the man you want me to be..

Every time I think of you, I give thanks to my God. Philippians 1:3

2 thoughts on “Thankful

  1. Thank you Cliff for sharing these testimonies. We are among a cloud of many witnesses whom The Lord calls His own. Praise The Lord. We are not alone in Him and in His family here.
    We taught the orphans at Pokhara – God is good , all the time. All the time, God is good though we may not see His invisible hand in our lives all the time


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