I Am Blessed by God

A blessing is defined as the approval that allows or helps you to do something.  It is also something that brings you happiness.  The Bible teaches us how to live our lives as a blessing.  Scripture also tells us about how God blesses us each and every day.

  1. We must trust in the Lord to be blessed (Jeremiah 17:7).  We can only accept God’s blessings when we trust Him.  One of the ways to trust God is by tithing (Malachi 3:10). He blesses our home and finances when we trust Him with our money.
  2. We must obey the Lord to be blessed (Deuteronomy 30:16; Proverbs 16:20; Deuteronomy 28:1).  God blesses us through our obedience.  When we obey His commands, He blesses us by increasing our faith.
  3. God blesses the righteous (Psalm 1:1; Matthew 5:6; Proverbs 10:6-7).  As long as we keep our morals and stay pure, we are blessed.  Matthew 5:8 says, “blessed are the pure at heart, for they will see God.”
  4. God blesses those who seek Him.  Psalm 119:2 states, “blessed are those who keep [God’s] statutes and seek Him with all their heart“.  According to Scripture, we must be committed to Christ to be blessed (Proverbs 16:3).
  5. We are blessed when we seek God’s helpPsalm 34:8 says, “taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in Him.”  Refuge means a condition of being safe or sheltered from pursuit, danger, or trouble.  God is our shelter.  He is our umbrella in the midst of life’s storms.  He meets our every day needs (Psalm 20:4; Philippians 4:19).  God is our Healer (Exodus 23:35).  He is our Comforter in time of need (Matthew 5:4).

It is easy to miss God’s blessings when we are distracted by the world.  We miss blessings when we allow our emotions to override our trust in Christ.  God blesses those who are faithful in Him.  He wants to bless us, because we are His sons and daughters.  We are His children who He adores.  God gives us “mercy, peace, and love…in abundance” (Jude 1:2).

I pray God will “bless you and keep you and…make His face shine on you and be gracious to you” for all the days of your life (Numbers 6:24-26).

 

 

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10 thoughts on “I Am Blessed by God

    • Thank you! I have doubled my views since I have started this series and have gained about ten new followers. It has received great responses. I have to admit I’m struggling with the last four days. Finding more topics for this series is sometimes difficult. But I’m finding out God provides the words to speak to people. I’m depending on Him.

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      • What a great experience for you! Yes, God will provide, just hang in there and know He will help.
        Recently I attended a seminar that was part of a conference – I couldn’t attend the whole conference due to childcare and transportation issues – that discussed how we’re made in God’s image, and part of that is to create for His glory and His Kingdom. The Scriptures cited were in Genesis (though I didn’t take notes on which verses), about how God created Adam and then granted him the task/priveldge of naming all the animals in Eden. I can’t remember if Genesis says God actually called Adam creative, but that was the message. It was a great teaching.

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      • Just to let you, I took your idea about God’s creation and made it into a blog. It is scheduled for Monday to be posted. It is called, “I Am God’s Masterpiece”. This would be day 10 out of 12 post on this series. Almost there!

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  1. I am blessed by God and the calling He has put on your heart to share your wonderful talents. Thanks for stopping by hisnamebpraised and liking the post. Blessings to you and all who visit your page in His name. Doug

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    • Thank you for the kind words. I am extremely blessed by God and thankful He gave me the talents to write about Him. It is an incredible gift I do not take for granted.

      I enjoyed reading your posts. You write very well. You encourage others to live for Christ! No better way to write than for God! I pray you have a blessed weekend. I look forward to reading more of your posts.

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