It is God's will to bless us, but not necessarily on our terms. Sometimes what we think would be a wonderful blessing would not bless us at all.
Joyce Meyers, Be Anxious For Nothing
In gratitude for God's gift of
to us we should share that gift with others. The art of giving
encompasses many areas. It is an outgoing, overflowing way of
Wilferd A. Peterson, The Art of Living Treasure Chest
Live a life of gratitude, giving thanks in all circumstances.
Mary C. Neal, MD, To Heaven and Back
Always count your blessings and thank God for all that you have.
Make no mistake about it,
responsibilities toward other human beings are the greatest
blessings God can send us.
There are so many blessings that go along with tithing, but it is the principle of putting God first and the principle of
that initiates the blessings. It is the trigger.
Robert Morris, The Blessed Life: The Simple Secret of Achieving Guaranteed Financial Results
Blessed is the man who gets
the opportunity to devote his life to something bigger than
himself and who finds himself surrounded by friends who share
But in God’s kingdom the first will be last, and those who
serve Him daily, with humble hearts, will experience real,
Sarah Francis Martin, Just Rise Up! A Call to Make Jesus Famous
Being grateful for the life you
have and the many blessings, opportunities, and talents you
possess is an amazing way to open your heart and mind to the
truth that your are valuable.
Vinnie Fisher, The Best Investment: A Better You
Desiring what others have keeps us
from being personally grateful for God’s many blessings.
Lilliet Garrison, Getting Unstuck
Where has God blessed you? Thank
God for the gifts He lavishes us upon us.
Kathryn Shirey, Pray Deep for Advent
Joy is always
the result of God’s presence, God’s blessings, God’s justice, or
the fellowship found with other believers.
Kristin N. Spencer, The Truth About Godly Confidence
I have had to learn to follow God, even when I could not feel his blessing on my life. Christopher Roberts, God Never Fails
To use a
contemporary analogy, a blessing is akin to divine software that
is downloaded into a person's life, which then goes to work in
and around that person for their good.
John Miller, Pray Your Way Into
A blessed man is a man who enjoys the power from on high in his life, and upon all he does. Sharon Akinoluwa, The Power to Get Wealth
The blessings of the long term will be more beneficial when we make Biblical decisions than the short term gratification we often seek at the expense of true blessings. Shannon Scott, Discernment & Decision Making
God is extravagantly generous, and the life He has given us to experience on this planet is not a life of survival, but of abundance and blessing. Bill Johnson, Strengthen Yourself in the Lord: How to Release the Hidden Power of God in Your Life
But once you start counting your blessings during the storms, you can learn to face anything without losing your peace. That’s one of the wonderful things about God. K.J. Bryen, Dare to be Brave
A blessing is originally a goodwill desire or intention for someone's well-being that can be transferred into the person's life in a number of ways including through prayer, as a human or spiritual gift and by divine transformation. John Miller, Pray Your Way Into 2016
But we can ask Him to help us with the big and the small; to bless anything we do, for in so doing we have a greater probability of succeeding than if we don't. Michael Caputo, Prayer--According to Jesus Christ
All of God's blessing are appropriated by faith and this faith will only come as we know what God's Word says about the things we desire from Him. Troy Edwards, Divine Healing: Guaranteed
By reminding ourselves (not reminding God, he never forgets) of the many ways he deals with us and the blessings he has for us, our faith increases, and our worship takes on an added dimension. Terri Main, Blessed be the Name: A Study in the Names of God
The blessing strategy of God encompasses every area of our lives including (but not limited to) marriage, family, finances, ministry, careers, education, salvation, health, etc. We have a God-given right to excel in all of these areas. Verlinda Wilkerson, Understanding the Realities of Purpose In Progress