「儆醒感恩」與「凡事謝恩           11/07/2010

Vigilant in Thanksgiving and In Everything Give Thanks

經文:詩 501423;帖前 516-18;西 314-1742;路 1711-19

Scripture: Psalm 50: 14, 23; 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18; Colossians 3: 14-17, 4: 2; Luke 17: 11-19

背誦經文無論做甚麼,或說話或行事,都要奉主耶穌的名,藉著他感謝父 神。(西 317

Memorization Verse: And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him. (Colossians 3: 17)

(一)      感恩不只是命令,也是見証,是榮耀 神的途徑

Thanksgiving is not just a command, but a testimony as well, a path to glorify God

v 16 要常常喜樂, 17 不住地禱告, 18 凡事謝恩;因為這是 神在基督耶穌裏向你們所定的旨意(帖前 516-18)

v 16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. (1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18)

v 無論做甚麼,或說話、或行事,都要奉主耶穌的名,藉著衪感謝父 神。(西 317

v And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him. (Colossians 3: 17)

v 你們要以感謝為祭獻與 神,凡以感謝獻上為祭的便是榮耀 (50 14a, 23a)

v Offer to God thanksgiving, Whoever offers praise glorifies Me (Psalm 50: 14a, 23a)

 

(二)      感恩的度量決定我們自己蒙福的度量

Our capacity in giving thanks determines the capacity of the blessings we receive

v 「喜樂的大小,絕對與感恩的大小成正比」—達祕弟兄

v The magnitude of joy, definitely is proportional to magnitude of thanksgiving」— Brother Darby

v 由《哈該書》來看這個重要的屬靈法則

v From Book of Haggaiobserve this important spiritual law

 

 () 感恩生活的操練

Discipline for a life of thanksgiving

(A)  要「儆醒感恩」(西 42)【十個大痲瘋之例-路17:11-19

(A) Must be vigilant in thanksgiving (Colossians 4: 2)  Example of the ten lepers – Luke 17: 11-19

「隨時」、「及時」「真實」的向感恩對象 (神、人) 表達謝恩

Any time」、「immediately and sincerely give thanks to the object of your thanksgiving (God, man)

(B) 要「凡事謝恩」(帖前 518

(B) Must in everything give thanks」(1 Thessalonians 5: 18

(1) 養成感恩的好習慣【葡萄園工作之例-太20:1-15

(1) Develop the good habit of offering thanksgiving Example of the work in the vineyard – Matthew 20: 1-15

存感恩的心,說感恩的話,行感恩的事」(西 315-17

Have a heart of thanksgiving, speak words of thanksgiving, perform acts of thanksgiving」(Colossians 315-17

(2) 透過  神來看一切遭遇(羅 828,腓46)【保羅與西拉之例-徒16:25

(2) See all happenstance through GodRomans 8: 28Philippians 4: 6)【Example of Paul and Silas – Acts 16: 25

(3) 憑信心獻上感恩的祭(詩 5023)【但以理之例-但6:10

(3) In faith offer the offering of thanksgiving (Psalm 50: 23) Example of Daniel – Daniel 6: 10