Thursday, December 19, 2019

Nehemiah 6:1-19; Zechariah 1:1-21; Revelation 11:1-19

For in death there is no remembrance of thee: in the grave who shall give thee thanks? Psalm 6:5

You never can be thankful too soon. You never know when it will be too late. Of the lost we read they, “neither were thankful” (Rom. 1:21). Theirs is a short life and ingratitude is a tenacious habit that is hard to break. But given a choice, what could be a happier urgency than to spend this brief life showing gratitude? —J. A. Bjorlie

Come ye thankful people come, raise the song of harvest home,
All is safely gathered in, ere the winter storms begin;
God our Maker doth provide, for our wants to be supplied;
Come ye thankful people come; raise the song of harvest home. —Henry Alford