Start With Your Plank

Alma Grinston

Posted on January 10 2021

Start With Your Plank

3 "And why worry about a speck in your friend's eye when you ha a log in your own? 4 How can you think of saying to your friend, "Let me help you get that speck in your eye", when you can't see past the log in your own eye? 5 Hypocrite!  First get rid of the log in your own eye; then you will see well enough to deal with the speck in your friend's eye. (NLT) 

Matthew 7:3-5


When was the last time you took a moment to praise God? Praise can look like singing a song to the Lord, Writing down what you are grateful for, Sharing your testimony to a friend,  or just offering up a prayer or thanks to the Lord. We serve a God who does wonderful deeds. Don't be one the takes His goodness for granted. Praise Him because our God is worthy of our praise. 


Dear God,

Thank you for your amazing power and work in our lives, thank you for your goodness and for your blessings over us. Thank you that you are Able to bring hope through even the toughest of times, strengthening us for your purposes. Thank you for your great love and care. Thank you for your mercy and grace. Thank you that you are always with us and will never leave us. Thank you for your incredible sacrifice so that we might have freedom and life. Forgive us for when we don't thank you enough, for who you are, for all that you do, for all that you've given. Help us to set our eyes and our hearts on you afresh. Renew our spirits, fill us with your peace and joy. We love you and we need you, this day and every day. We give you praise and thanks, for You alone are worthy!

In Jesus' Name,




Reflection:  When was the last time you took a moment to praise God?

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