Golden Text| Ps 106:1,2MSG - 1 Praise the Lord! O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever. 2 Who can utter the mighty doings of the Lord, or declare all his praise?
Responsive Reading| I Chron 16:8,9,12,14,24,29,31,32,34CEB - 8 Give thanks to the Lord, call on his name; make his deeds known to all people! 9 Sing to God, sing praises to him; dwell on all his wondrous works! 12 Remember the wondrous works he has done, all his marvelous works, and the justice he declared—14 The Lord—he is our God. His justice is everywhere throughout the whole world. 24 Declare God’s glory among the nations; declare his wondrous works among all people 29 Give to the Lord the glory due his name! Bring gifts! Enter his presence! 31 Let heaven celebrate! Let the earth rejoice! Let the nations say, “The Lord rules!” 32 Let the sea and everything in it roar! Let the countryside and everything in it celebrate! 34 Give thanks to the Lord because he is good, because his faithful love endures forever.
Ps 100:1,2,4MSG - On your feet now - applaud God! 2 Bring a gift of laughter, sing yourselves into his presence. 4 Enter with the password: "Thank you!" Make yourselves at home, talking praise. Thank him. Worship him.
1| Rev 11:17PHIL - “We give you thanks, O Lord God Almighty, the one who is and who was and who is to come, because you have taken your great power and reigned.
AMP – To You we give thanks, Lord God Omnipotent, [the One] Who is and [ever] was, for assuming the high sovereignty and the great power that are Yours and for beginning to reign.
NLT - 17 We give thanks to you, Lord God, the Almighty, the one who is and who always was, for now you have assumed your great power and have begun to reign.
MSG - We thank you, O God, Sovereign-Strong, Who Is and Who Was. You took your great power and took over—reigned!
2| Ps 145:10-12NLT - 10 All of your works will thank you, Lord, and your faithful followers will praise you. 11 They will speak of the glory of your kingdom; they will give examples of your power. 12 They will tell about your mighty deeds and about the majesty and glory of your reign.
3| Ps 69:30VOICE - 30 The name of the True God will be my song, an uplifting tune of praise and thanksgiving!
4| Ps 136: 1,25,26VOICE - Let your heart overflow with praise to the Eternal, for He is good, for His faithful love lasts forever. 25 Who provides food for every living thing, for His faithful love lasts forever. 26 Let your heart overflow with praise to the True God of heaven, for His faithful love lasts forever.
5| Deu 11:1,7NLT - So love God, your God; guard well his rules and regulations; obey his commandments for the rest of time. Yes, it was you—your eyes—that saw every great thing that God did.
6| I Sam 2:3NLT - 3 “Stop acting so proud and haughty! Don’t speak with such arrogance! For the Lord is a God who knows what you have done;
he will judge your actions.
7| Ps 147:5,7CEB - 5 Our Lord is great and so strong! God’s knowledge can’t be grasped! 7 Sing to the Lord with thanks; sing praises to our God with a lyre!
8| I Kings 4:1,24,29NLT - King Solomon now ruled over all Israel, And there was peace on all his borders. 29 God gave Solomon very great wisdom and understanding, and knowledge as vast as the sands of the seashore.
9| I Kings 5:1, 2-5,7,10,12NLT - Hiram sent ambassadors to congratulate him. 2 Then Solomon sent this message back to Hiram: 3 "You know that my father, David, was not able to build a Temple to honor the name of the LORD his God because of the many wars he waged with surrounding nations. He could not build until the LORD gave him victory over all his enemies. 4 But now the LORD my God has given me peace on every side, and I have no enemies and all is well. 5 So I am planning to build a Temple to honor the name of the LORD my God, just as he instructed my father that I should do. For the LORD told him, 'Your son, whom I will place on your throne, will build the Temple to honor my name.' 7 When Hiram received Solomon's message, he was very pleased and said, "Praise the LORD for giving David a wise son to be king of the great nation of Israel." 10 So Hiram produced for Solomon as much cedar and cypress timber as he desired. 12 So the LORD gave great wisdom to Solomon just as he had promised. And Hiram and Solomon made a formal alliance of peace.
10| I Kings 6:14MSG - Solomon built and completed The Temple.
11| I Kings 8:22,23NLT - 22 Then Solomon stood before the altar of the Lord in front of the entire community of Israel. He lifted his hands toward heaven, 23 and he prayed, “O Lord, God of Israel, there is no God like you in all of heaven above or on the earth below. You keep your covenant and show unfailing love to all who walk before you in wholehearted devotion.
12| I Kings 9:3MSG - And God said to him, “I’ve listened to and received all your prayers, your ever-so-passionate prayers. I’ve sanctified this Temple that you have built: My Name is stamped on it forever; my eyes are on it and my heart in it always.
13| II Chron 9:29,30MSG - The rest of Solomon’s life and rule, from start to finish, one can read in the records of Nathan the prophet, the prophecy of Ahijah of Shiloh, and in the visions of Iddo the seer concerning Jeroboam son of Nebat. Solomon ruled in Jerusalem over all Israel for forty years.
14| Col. 3:15NLT - 15 And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. For as members of one body you are called to live in peace. And always be thankful.
15| Ps 150:1,2MSG - Praise God in his holy house of worship, praise him under the open skies; Praise him for his acts of power
16| Matt 9:35NLT - 35 Jesus traveled through all the towns and villages of that area, teaching in the synagogues and announcing the Good News about the Kingdom. And he healed every kind of disease and illness.
17| Matt 15:32-38MSG - 32 But Jesus wasn’t finished with them. He called his disciples and said, “I hurt for these people. For three days now they’ve been with me, and now they have nothing to eat. I can’t send them away without a meal—they’d probably collapse on the road.” 33 His disciples said, “But where in this deserted place are you going to dig up enough food for a meal?” 34-38 Jesus asked, “How much bread do you have?” “Seven loaves,” they said, “plus a few fish.” At that, Jesus directed the people to sit down. He took the seven loaves and the fish. After giving thanks, he divided it up and gave it to the people. Everyone ate. They had all they wanted. It took seven large baskets to collect the leftovers. Over four thousand people ate their fill at that meal.
I8| John 21:25NLT - 25 Jesus also did many other things. If they were all written down, I suppose the whole world could not contain the books that would be written.
19| Rev 7:12MSG - Oh, Yes! The blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving, The honor and power and strength, To our God forever and ever and ever! Oh, Yes!
20| Ps 145:3,4NLT - 3 Great is the Lord! He is most worthy of praise! No one can measure his greatness. 4 Let each generation tell its children of your mighty acts; let them proclaim your power.
21| Ps 116:1,7,17NLT - I love the Lord because he hears my voice and my prayer for mercy. 7 Let my soul be at rest again, for the Lord has been good to me. 17 I will offer you a sacrifice of thanksgiving and call on the name of the Lord.
22| Acts 3:1-9CEB - Peter and John were going up to the temple at three o’clock in the afternoon, the established prayer time. 2 Meanwhile, a man crippled since birth was being carried in. Every day, people would place him at the temple gate known as the Beautiful Gate so he could ask for money from those entering the temple. 3 When he saw Peter and John about to enter, he began to ask them for a gift. 4 Peter and John stared at him. Peter said, “Look at us!” 5 So the man gazed at them, expecting to receive something from them. 6 Peter said, “I don’t have any money, but I will give you what I do have. In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, rise up and walk!” 7 Then he grasped the man’s right hand and raised him up. At once his feet and ankles became strong. 8 Jumping up, he began to walk around. He entered the temple with them, walking, leaping, and praising God. 9 All the people saw him walking and praising God.
23| Ps 50:14CEB - “If you forgive others their sins, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
24| II Cor 9:15PHIL Thank God, then, for his indescribable generosity to you!
AMP – Now thanks be to God for His Gift, [precious] beyond telling [His indescribable, inexpressible, free Gift)!