Thanks be unto God for His unspeakable gift! (Repost – 2011)

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This is from the Bibleworks Daily Devotional.

Thank God for this gift too wonderful for words!  1

A psalm of thanksgiving. Shout with joy to the LORD, all the earth! Worship the LORD with gladness. Come before him, singing with joy. Enter his gates with thanksgiving; go into his courts with praise. Give thanks to him and praise his name. 2

For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.  3

Since he did not spare even his own Son but gave him up for us all, won’t he also give us everything else? 4

until there was only one left– his son whom he loved dearly. The owner finally sent him, thinking, ‘Surely they will respect my son.’ 5

Let them praise the LORD for his great love and for the wonderful things he has done for them. 6

A psalm of David. Let all that I am praise the LORD; with my whole heart, I will praise his holy name. 7

Mary responded, “Oh, how my soul praises the Lord. How my spirit rejoices in God my Savior! 8

1 2Co 9:15; 2 Psa 100:1,2,4; 3 Isa 9:6; 4 Rom 8:32; 5 Mar 12:6; 6 Psa 107:21; 7 Psa 103:1; 8 Luk 1:46,47;

And, merry Christmas!

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