Thankful For But God Moments

Sunday November 22, 2020

Dr. Richard L. Hamm

God is good, all the time, and all the time, God is good! This is a favorite and heartfelt saying of my African brothers and sisters that I hear as I travel the African continent. I have experienced their deep appreciation for the blessings and presence of God, while at the same time being in great personal need. They understand that there is something deeply spiritual and comforting that emanates from those who possess and understand the power and the purpose of living with a “Spirit of Thanksgiving.” I have learned a great deal from them about thanksgiving over the decades of my ministry with them. I believe it would be a great help to us as individuals, as ministries, and as a nation if we took a step back and reflected upon the need to reignite the “spirit of thanksgiving” within us. I do not mean this as some cliché because it is the Sunday prior to our great Thanksgiving holiday. I say this because I truly believe that the citizens of this exceptional country need a great healing. Such a healing that can fill our hearts with true thanksgiving can only come from a “But God” moment that would allow our urgent need for healing to intersect with the promises of God. I am trusting and believing God for such a moment. Will you join me?