Abound with Thanksgiving

Rooted and built up in him {Christ Jesus}, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving– Colossians 2:7. To be rooted and built up in Christ is to be established in the faith, the faith refers to God’s calling us into His family; this is the household of God. God’s healing Word continues to encourage us about how to grow in His family, and to be genuinely thankful, not only for the knowledge that God continues revealing, but to be thankful that He called us into such a wonderful and eternal heavenly household. The more we learn about Jesus Christ, his sacrifice, death, and his resurrection, and the subsequent new life that God gives to us in Christ, the more we will be able to walk with God, and abound with thanksgiving.” ~LMJ~