Paul the Apostle
Flowery Blessing: "However, we speak wisdom among those who are mature, yet not the wisdom of this age, nor of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing. But we speak the wisdom of GOD in a mystery, the hidden wisdom which GOD ordained before the ages for our glory, which none of the rulers of this age knew; for had they known, they would not have crucified the LORD of glory." ~ 2 CORINTHIANS 2:6-8 (NKJV)
Sometimes have difficulty being thankful?Try this: Before each prayer request, thank God for something related to the request. "in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God." Phil. 4:6 ~ Click image and when it enlarges, click again to read this 1-minute devotion.
It's important that we understand our times are in God's hands. Our lives are a gift to us from God. God decides when your life starts. God decides when it stops. That is why the apostle Paul said, "But my life is worth nothing to me unless I use it for finishing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus" (Acts 20:24). Paul summed up what really mattered in his life. Your life is a gift from God. Are you living it for His glory?