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Those prayers probably sound a little different. Lewis mentions being thankful in good and bad fortune. And the bad because, with it, you find patience, humility, contempt of the world and hope for eternal life. But we know the honest truth. This world is broken, and with brokenness comes bad times.
If anything be thankful in that. Rejoice in the Lord always and again I say rejoice. For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.
And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done. They were filled with all manner of unrighteousness, evil, covetousness, malice. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, maliciousness. And, while we can easily overcomplicate it, the thrust of this passage is quite simple.
It all started when the people, in their pride, did not acknowledge or give thanks to God.
In the space of one hour, my entire digital life was destroyed. First my Google account was taken over, then deleted. Next my Twitter account was compromised, and used as a platform to broadcast. Marcus Tullius Cicero, a Roman statesman, once said, “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” In other words, gratitude (or thankfulness) is necessary to live a virtuous life. Based at UC Berkeley, Greater Good reports on groundbreaking research into the roots of compassion, happiness, and altruism.
In a word, it started with their ingratitude. The first chapter of Romans makes it clear that the truth that God is real is readily available to everyone, but even though these people knew deep down that God existed, they refused to give him honor and thanks.
Their sole focus was on themselves, which resulted in malice, envy, murder, hate, and the list goes on. Personally, I know that I know God. Still there are days when Romans 1: The result can take me into some dark places.
If a spirit of selfish ingratitude leads us to all manner of unrighteousness, then the opposite holds true as well. When I exhibit a spirit of gratitude, it creates in me an upward spiral, momentum in the right direction.
When I acknowledge God throughout my day, it changes everything. Perhaps a bit of gratitude can even change the world. Either way, the Bible is clear:Hard Rock encourages fans to make the world their runway with the launch of its My Joy fall campaign.
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I live in the US now, but do miss Poland. Lived in Germany(Mannhiem/Dresden) for a total of 5 years, with the most visited country being Poland.
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Plus, for the first time ever, come back each day to vote for your favorite games in The Steam Awards! I would say compassion has made a big difference in my life. It kind of goes hand in hand with being tolerant. It was wonderful to read the 10 ways to live yourself happy.