Evidence of a Grateful Heart
*These are characteristics of a Christian who has a grateful heart. Do you have all of these characteristics? If so that's great! If you have some or none at all that's ok because now is the time to ask God to touch your heart so that you can become a grateful Christian. Practice these characteristics with prayer.*
-Positive: Thankfulness keeps us focused on what Lord is doing in our lives.
-Aware of God’s presence: When we know that the Lord is actively involved in our lives, we can sense His presence.
-Humble: We recognize the Lord as the source of every good thing and admit we had nothing to do with it.
-Peaceful: When we place our trust in Christ and watch for His activity in our lives, we have His peace.
-Thoughtful: Gratitude makes us.
-Generous: When we recognize all that God has done for us, we look for ways to pass blessings on to others.
-Unselfish: If we’re thankful, we are willing to joyfully share whatever we have.
-Expressive: Seeing what God is doing in our lives motivates us to tell others and encourage them to trust Him.
-Friendly: Thankful people are pleasant to others.
-Contagious: A grateful attitude displays the character of Jesus in our lives, and that is very appealing to others.
-Motivated: Thankfulness motivates us to give, share, and serve.
-Servant Hearted: We want to serve Christ by giving ourselves away to others.
-Faithful: After watching God repeatedly work in our lives, we develop great trust in Him.
-Fruitful: Instead of focusing on ourselves, we desire to be used by the Lord to achieve His purposes.
-Joyful: Gratitude produces deep, abiding joy because we know that God is working in us, even through difficulties.
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