I refuse to be discouraged, to be sad or to cry.
I refuse to be downhearted and here is the reason why.

I have a God who is mighty, who is sovereign and supreme.
I have a God who loves me, and I am on His team.

He is all wise and powerful, Jesus is His name.
Though everything is changeable, My God remains the same.

My God knows all that is happening, beginning and the end.
His presence is my comfort, He is my dearest friend.

When sickness comes to weaken me, to bring my head down,
I call upon my mighty God and, in His arms, I will be found.

When circumstances threaten to rob me of my peace,
He draws me close into His breast, where all my strivings cease.

When my heart melts within me and weakness takes control,
He gathers me into His arms and soothes my heart and soul.

The great “I AM” is with me, my life is in His hand,
The “Son of God” is my hope, it’s in His strength I stand.

I refuse to be defeated, my eyes are on God,
He has promised to be with me, as through this life I trod.

My prayers have reached the heart of God, I’m resting in His love,
This is the only place I want to be, with Him who is above.

I give God thanks in everything, my eyes are on His face,
The battle is His, the victory mine, He will help me win this race.

Ms. Roberta “Birdie” Philpot, NAAV Volunteer Contributor, Glenn Dale,

Bible Verses About Being Thankful

Are you feeling depressed or just wanting a better connection with God.
The Scripture verses taken from the Holy Bible NKJV will show you how
being thankful can change your life by saying “thanks” to God. Find a
quiet place to get closer to God and read the Scripture verses taken
from the Holy Bible below.

“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for
this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” (1 Thessalonians

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication,
with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace
of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and
minds through Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:6-7)

“Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything
according to His will, He hears us.” (1 John 5:14)

“Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving.”
(Colossians 4:2)

“Then you will call upon Me and go and pray to Me, and I will listen to
you.” (Jeremiah 29:12)

“Therefore, I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe
that you receive them, and you will have them.” (Mark 11:24)

“Rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in
prayer.” (Romans 12:12)

“The LORD is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him in
truth.” (Psalm 145:18)

“Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty
things, which you do not know.” (Jeremiah 33:3)

“And when you pray, do not use vain repetitions as the heathen do. For
they think that they will be heard for their many words.” (Matthew 6:7)

“Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain
mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” (Hebrews 4:16)

“For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in
the midst of them.” (Matthew 18:20)

“In my distress I called upon the LORD and cried out to my God; He heard
my voice from His temple, and my cry came before Him, even to His ears.”
(Psalm 18:6)

“But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your
door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father
who sees in secret will reward you openly.” (Matthew 6:6)

“And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have
the petitions that we have asked of Him.” (1 John 5:15)

“Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that
you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man
avails much.” (James 5:16)

“But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a
wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind.” (James 1:6)

“You did not choose Me, but I chose you and appointed you that you
should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain, that
whatever you ask the Father in My name He may give you.” (John 15:16)


“The Lord bless you and keep you.
The Lord make His face shine on you,
and be gracious to you.
The Lord lift up His countenance upon you,
and give you peace.” (Numbers 6:24-26)

In His Service,
Spiritual Wellness
NAAV, Inc.

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