6 Good Gifts God Gives His Children
If you are a child of God, know that these gifts are for you, too, and are gifts from God. I am not ashamed to admit that I have had daddy issues in the past, but the Lord has given me more than my earthly father could ever give me. If you are a child of God, know that these gifts are for you, too, and are gifts from God.
God’s love for us is unconditional, and it manifests itself in everything He does for us; we can rest assured that He loves us and that nothing will stop Him from loving us; God’s love surrounds and protects us regardless of what we do or how we act.
When we aren’t accepted, we feel rejected, discouraged, and disapproved. After becoming a Christian, the Holy Spirit showed me that I was accepted and approved by God. We don’t have to do anything to make God love or accept us; He simply does.
I used to wish for a relationship with my father in which I could sit on his lap, hold his hand, kiss his cheek, and tell him my secrets, and while I didn’t get that with my earthly father, I do with my Heavenly Father.
“I attribute her confidence to the relationship she’s had with her father since she was born,” author Peggy Drexler says. “Knowing we have that kind of support in our lives should be a huge confidence booster,” writes Carol Costello, a writer and entrepreneur.
I said no the first time I was asked to pray in church, but God gradually encouraged me to pray out loud, preach, teach, and sing in church. Let me encourage you: God will help you accomplish the things He has commanded you to do.
Aretha Grant is the author of Overcomer: 25 Keys to Walking Victoriously and a bible teacher and elder at her local church. She lives in Hagerstown, MD with her husband and two youngest children.
Where does it say in the Bible children are a gift from God?
u201cAs a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem,u201d says Isaiah 66:13. God created the family, and children are a gift from Him. In fact, the Bible says that offspring are a reward from Him!
What does the Bible say about God giving good gifts?
If you, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more shall your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him, according to the King James Version of the Bible.
What does the Bible say about good gifts?
2 Corinthians 9:6-8 Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will reap sparingly, and who sows generously will reap generously; each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under duress, because God loves a cheerful giver.
What does the Bible say about every good and perfect gift?
u201cEvery good and perfect gift comes down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who never changes like shifting shadows.u201d
What God says about raising a child?
u201cTrain up a child in the way he should go, and he will not depart from it even when he is old.u201d u201cAll your children shall be taught by the Lord, and great shall be their peace.u201d
What does the Bible say about blessing a child?
Children are blessed by God, and by blessing them while on earth as God incarnate, Jesus demonstrates his love for children. In verse 13 of this passage, the disciples rebuked the people for bringing their children to Jesus, most likely because he was speaking with self-important religious leaders.
What is the greatest gift that God has given to the world?
We might say that God’s gift of Christ Jesus is the greatest gift that has ever been given to humanity; God, divine Love itself, loves us so much that He sent Jesus to awaken us to our true identity as God’s beloved sons and daughters and to show us how to live that identity; this is truly something to celebrate!
What does the Bible say about receiving gifts from others?
God loves a cheerful giver (2 Corinthians 9:7), and Jesus taught that it is better to give than to receive (Acts 20:35). Being able to accept a gift with gratitude is also a sign of a healthy, humble spirit, which pleases God.
What does the Bible say about gifts and talents?
As faithful stewards of God’s grace, we’re called to use our gifts to serve others in 1 Peter 4:10; just as with spiritual gifts, God wants us to use our talents and skills for the benefit of others.
Why is it better to give than receive?
According to US researchers, money may not buy you love, but it can buy you happiness if you spend it wisely. They discovered that the old adage “it’s better to give than to receive” is true: spending money on others or donating to charity brings a bigger smile to your face than buying things for yourself.
What does Jesus say about tithing?
Jesus mentioned tithing in Matthew 23:23 and Luke 11:42, saying, “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your spicesu2014mint, dill, and cumminu2014but you have neglected the more important matters of the lawu2014justice, mercy, and faithfulness.”
What is a good and perfect gift from God?
When God gives us something, or allows something into our lives that appears to be “bad,” we can rest assured that it has been designed for our “good,” and that it is the “perfect” gift, which is my final point.
Is every gift from God?
1 Chronicles 16:11-12 says, “Every good and perfect gift comes down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.”
What Does gift of God mean?
This opportunity was a gift from God, according to the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. gift (from God) something good you receive or something good that happens to you, even if you don’t deserve it