The apostle Paul was a thankful man. He was thankful to Jesus for putting him into the ministry (1 Timothy 1:12), for the faith of his fellow Christians (Col. 1:3-4), for those who risked themselves for his ministry (Rom. 16:4), for salvation (1 Cor. 15:57), and indeed for all things (Eph. 5:20).
What sort of “thanksgiving list” would you put together? Perhaps it would include your family, your home, your local congregation of the Lord’s church, and your job, in addition to the spiritual blessings Paul mentions.
Whatever the case maybe, the important thing is to remember to be thankful. Because ultimately, God is the source of all blessings (James 1:17).
– Matt Clifton Judsonia church of Christ Judsonia, AR