The practice of remembering builds a life of gratitude. When we remember that we have been given everything we need for life and godliness in Christ [2 Peter 1:3], that His peace transcends all understanding [Philippians 4:7], that He is near to the brokenhearted [Psalm 34:18], and that He comforts us in all our troubles [2 Corinthians 1:4], we begin to build up and strengthen the shield of faith that protects the joy and hope we know in Jesus.
The Word of God is alive and active. It has power to transform our minds and aligns our thinking and actions with the heart of Jesus. As we commit it to memory, the more Scripture will present itself in moments when we need it most. We’ll be able to encourage others with words of hope and life.
One of the greatest expressions of thankfulness comes through knowing and experiencing the power of the Word of God in our lives. Jesus, the Word, was in the beginning and will be forevermore our hope of glory.