20 Then Noah built an altar to the Lord and, taking some of all the clean animals and clean birds, he sacrificed burnt offerings on it. 21 The Lord smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart: “Never again will I curse the ground because of humans, even though[a] every inclination of the human heart is evil from childhood. And never again will I destroy all living creatures, as I have done. 22 “As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.”
When was the last time you stopped and gave significant thanks to God for all He has done? So often we cry out to God in the middle of a crisis or drama, but when it’s over it’s often a sigh of relief rather than heartfelt thanks that is directed to God. Noah and his family had just survived the most serious crisis to face the earth. They could have been angry at God for the loss of all their friends and family, but instead they gave thanks and worship towards their Heavenly Father.
I am challenged to bring greater thankfulness into my life. Thanks to God that He is good, thanks that He never leaves or forsakes me, thanks that he sent his son to die for me, thanks that he walks every challenge with me. God responded to Noah’s act with kindness – I want inspire the kindness of God as well.
Heavenly Father thank you for all you have done for me. Thank you God for all you have done for mankind. I praise your Greatness and your mercy. In Jesus Name Amen.
Written by Christine Knight