Count Your Blessings

“Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits…” Psalms 103:2

Here’s a challenge for you:

Sit down with a pen and paper and count your blessings. List everything the Lord has blessed you with. Write down everything you can think of.

I hadn’t done this exercise in years, but I felt prompted by the Holy Spirit to do so. As I began to write, tears began to flow, and by the time I reached blessing number 30 I was on my knees thanking God. I knew God has blessed me, but I had forgotten how much He has blessed me. That’s a lot of us today. We know we have been blessed by God in many ways, but we forget just how much.

We must no longer compare our lives to someone else’s life. Just because you don’t have the life or the things that someone else might have doesn’t mean God hasn’t richly blessed you.

It’s time to count your blessings dear, then bless the Lord.

Prayer: Father God, I thank you for every blessing you have given me. I bless you right now. I won’t complain or compare, because you have been good to me. You have been gracious. I may not have all I want, but in you, I have all that I need. I bless you Lord! Help me stay reminded of your goodness and grace in my life. Help me remain thankful everyday. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

(Read Psalms 103)

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16 thoughts on “Count Your Blessings”

  1. Yes Lord you have been more than a blessing to me you have bless me in so many ways I am thankful to you for every breath I take and every steps I make you are a blessing to me more times than I can every say and thank you for continuing blessing upon us all.Amen.

  2. I am going to do the challenge. .some times we take for granted JUST how GOOD GOD HAS BEEN TO US.. I thank him for allowing this devotion to come through. .

  3. Yes Father God, my soul says Thank you Father God, for every single blessing that you have bestowed upon me Father God. I am forever grateful for every single one. In the name of Jesus Amen.

  4. I bless You my Lord for all the goodness and mercy You have shown me in my life. Just to be alive is a blessing already. How good You are, thank You for sunshine, thank You for provision, thank You for a bed to sleep in, a roof over my head. Thank You for loved ones, for friends, for people who pray for me, for opportunities to serve You, for loving me unconditionally. For dying on the cross for me, for forgiving my sins, for the Holy Spirit teaching and guiding me, for Your mercy Your grace. Just reading 1 Cor 13 about love tells me Who You are, You are love You love me with an everlasting love, nothing can seperate me from Your love! You the creator of heaven and earth loves me? How great You are, how absolutely amazing You are! Thank You. I love You.

  5. Thank you God and Thank you DOTK Family for this word of TRUTH. I am THANKFUL EVERY DAY for the BLESSINGS GOD has given me. AND BLESSINGS TO COME. GOD has been telling me he’s going to BLESS me, I say with a SMILE, THANK YOU GOD. GOD SAID IT AGAIN THIS MORNING. THANK YOU JESUS IN JESUS NAME AMEN β˜ΊπŸ’œπŸ’šπŸ’žπŸ’πŸ’•πŸ’–πŸ’—β£πŸ’›πŸ’ŸπŸ’žπŸ’Œ

  6. Hallelujah Thank you Jesus for all the many blessings that you have blessed me and my family and continue to bless us through it all I praise your holy name in Jesus name Amen

  7. Thank you God for all the many,many,many,blessings you have bestowed upon me.Thank you for my families,friends,love ones.Thank for the precious blood you shed for me,Thank you for your love, your mercy, your grace,your faithfulness toward me. Thank you for goodness in the earth and your provisions you provide daily,for myself and my family.You are an Awesome God.,and there is none like you. I love you with all my heart thank you for loving me.

  8. Lord God,
    I am so grateful for You sending Your Son Jesus to save me. I ask for Your forgiveness for all the times I’ve compared and doubted Your goodness. Help me to live my life surrendered to You in EVERY area that You Father will be glorified with my life.

  9. God is good…ALL THE TIME. And all the time…GOD IS GOOD. God is so good, He’s so good to me. He has done great thing, Hallelujah! He saved my life! And if that wasn’t enough, He healed my mind! Restored me, delivered me from destruction, redeemed me from death, and washed me clean of my many sins, broke the chains that had me bound, and gave me a new life with promises for every step of the way. He has given me joy that runs deep and filled me with love that reaches to the sky. I’m overflowing with blessings. My cup runneth over πŸ˜‚

  10. Wow this hit home as I was just comparing myself and life to those of others. I want a husband, degree, and love… But in due time, in God’s time.

  11. God I thank you for so many things but most of all I thank you for the test that you are putting me through right now .I know God that this is only for a season abd I know God that yoy want only the best for me !! Thank you for the trials and tribulations because I know your are going to bring me out !!! And when you do I will have a testimony to tell !!! Praise your holy name !!

  12. The fact that I’m called your child that’s enough to thank you for God. Thank you God for blessing me with all I need & most of all being the Father that take cares of me and is leading my life. Thank you for all your blessings; help me not to take anything for granted dear Lord. Amen

  13. Thank you father for your Forgiveness of sin which I need everyday thank you for taking such good care of me my blessing. Are many thank you for convicting me if i start to feel envious of others you are freeing me from that horrible feeling I love you Jesus

  14. Yes indeedβ—πŸ‘πŸŽˆ Counting my BlessingsπŸŽπŸ’πŸŽ‰ by one by one🎁by name filled my Heart with so much JOYβ—πŸ˜„πŸ˜ŠπŸ’• oh how HE LOVES USβ—πŸ’― πŸ’–πŸ’•πŸ’“BLESSETH ASSURANCE JESUS IS MINE🎡 πŸ™‹πŸ™†oh what a foretaste of GLORY DIVINE….πŸ’πŸ™ŒπŸŽΆπŸŽ€πŸ‘‘ DOTKπŸ˜˜πŸ’πŸ‡πŸ‰πŸ“πŸŒπŸπŸ…

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