July 9, Jesus and Prayer, Matthew 11:25-30, Psalm 50:14, Philippians 4:6, Colossians 4:2

Matthew 11:25-30

25At that time Jesus said, “I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants. 26Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight. 27All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.

28″Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. 29Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”

Psalm 50:14

14″Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving

And pay your vows to the Most High;

Philippians 4:6

6Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Colossians 4:2

2Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving;

Question:

Thanksgiving is an essential part of prayer. What have you thanked God for today?

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