Deuteronomy 8:10 And you shall eat and be full, and you shall bless (praise, give thanks to) the LORD your God for the good land he has given you.
Ephesians 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places,
Ephesians 5:20 always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Thessalonians 5:18 in everything give thanks; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.
It is easy to lose sight of Who makes our abundant life possible temporally and spiritually. Giving thanks and praise to the Lord Jesus Christ keeps our sight sharp and clearly focused on the One we owe everything to! Begin the practice of continually thanking the Lord for all things.
Read these verses through again and again over the next four days and practice what they teach us and you'll find the following verse absolutely true.
Luke 11:28 He replied, "Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it."