Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.
Scripture Writing for November 28 – Psalm 118: 225-29
Thankfulness: Day 28 – Today, I am thankful for all those who are working today/this weekend so that others can celebrate Thanksgiving with family members. In some professions, everyone cannot be off at the same time. Let’s give credit to those who work during the holidays.
Today, let’s pray for those with spiritual needs. Do you remember the hymn, “The Ninety and Nine”? I remember my mother explaining the message of the song to me when I was young. I’m thankful for hearing the hymn and having someone to help me understand just how much God loves me. He loves you enough to seek you out and give you the opportunity to choose to live for Him! It’s your choice!
There were ninety and nine that safely
In the shelter of the fold;
But one was out on the hills away,
Far off from the gates of gold.
Away on the mountains wild and bare;
Away from the tender Shepherd’s
“Lord, Thou hast here Thy ninety and
Are they not enough for Thee?”
But the Shepherd made answer: “This
Has wandered away from Me.
And although the road be rough and
I go to the desert to find My sheep.”
But none of the ransomed ever knew
How deep were the waters crossed;
Nor how dark was the night the Lord
Ere He found His sheep that was lost.
Out in the desert He heard its cry;
‘Twas sick and helpless and ready to
“Lord, whence are those blood-drops
all the way,
That mark out the mountain’s track?”
“They were shed for one who had
Ere the Shepherd could bring him
“Lord, whence are Thy hands so rent
“They’re pierced tonight by many a
And all through the mountains,
And up from the rocky steep,
There arose a glad cry to the gate of
“Rejoice! I have found My sheep!”
And the angels echoed around the
“Rejoice, for the Lord brings back His