Here we are in the midst of the holiday season. It is a time that we reflect on things that we are thankful for. And here in Rabun County, we have a lot to be thankful for. Here are just some things that I think we ought to be thankful for here in Rabun County.
- For God’s constant care and guardianship for us.
- Blessed be the Lord, Who daily loads us with benefits, The God of our salvation! Psalm 68:19.
- Knowing that God is always listening to our prayers.
- Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; Philippians 4:6.
- For Christ’s gift of eternal life.
- But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 15:57.
- For the Church and what it means to us here in Rabun County.
- And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful. Colossians 3:15.
- Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift! 2 Corinthians 9:15.
- For the Word of God that guides us to heaven.
- Let Your mercies come also to me, O LORD—Your salvation according to Your word. Psalm 119:41.
There are so many other things to be thankful for. But as the Psalmist states over and over again, I am thankful to God for all things. Rejoice in the LORD, you righteous, And give thanks at the remembrance of His holy name. Psalm 97:12.