Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Grace - Saying Before Meals And After
Bible Questions Answered:
“Where is it said we have to pray for food?”
Riya/ Margao, Goa India
Gratitude, should be a desire of all who have been redeemed of The Lord.
Psalm 50:23 KJV
Whoso offereth praise glorifieth me: and to him that ordereth his conversation aright will I shew the salvation of God.
Psalm 92:1,2 KJV
1 It is a good thing to give thanks unto The Lord, and to sing praises unto thy name, O Most High:
2 To shew forth thy loving kindness in the morning, and thy faithfulness every night,
Psalm 106:1 KJV
Praise ye The Lord. O give thanks unto The Lord; for He is good: for His mercy endureth for ever.
Psalm 107:1-3 KJV
1 O give thanks unto The Lord, for He is good: for His mercy endureth for ever.
2 Let the redeemed of The Lord say so, whom He hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy;
3 And gathered them out of the lands, from the east, and from the west, from the north, and from the south.
Psalm 136:1-4 KJV
1 O give thanks unto The Lord; for He is good: for His mercy endureth for ever.
2 O give thanks unto The God of gods: for His mercy endureth for ever.
3 O give thanks to The Lord of lords: for His mercy endureth for ever.
4 To Him who alone doeth great wonders: for His mercy endureth for ever.
Colossians 1:12-14 NLT
12 always thanking The Father. He has enabled you to share in the inheritance that belongs to His people, who live in The Light.
13 For He has rescued us from the kingdom of darkness and transferred us into the Kingdom of His
14 who purchased our freedom and forgave our sins.
Prayer Before Eating, Old Testament:
I Samuel 9:13 NLT (Samuel blessed the food, before it was eaten.)
Hurry and catch him before he goes up there to eat. The guests won’t begin eating until he arrives to bless the food.”
Jesus Our Example:
John 13:15 KJV
For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you.
Matthew 14:19 KJV (Feeding of the 5,000)
And He commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass, and took the five loaves, and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, He blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to His disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.
Matthew 15:36 KJV (Feeding of the 4,000)
And He took the seven loaves and the fishes, and gave thanks, and brake them, and gave to His disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.
John 6:11 KJV (Feeding of the 5,000)
And Jesus took the loaves; and when He had given thanks, He distributed to the disciples, and the disciples to them that were set down; and likewise of the fishes as much as they would.
I Corinthians 11:23-25 NLT
23 For I pass on to you what I received from The Lord Himself. On the night when He was betrayed,
The Lord Jesus took some bread
24 and gave thanks to God for it. Then He broke it in pieces and said, “This is My body, which is given for you. Do this to remember Me.”
25 In the same way, He took the cup of wine after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant between God and His people—an agreement confirmed with My blood. Do this to remember Me as often as you drink it.
Acts 27:35 KJV (Apostle Paul)
And when he had thus spoken, he took bread, and gave thanks to God in presence of them all: and when he had broken it, he began to eat.
I Thessalonians 5:18 KJV
In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
Now The Word Of The Lord, also reminds us that we should pray after eating in a prayer of thanksgiving.
Saying Grace, After Having Eaten:
Deuteronomy 8:10 KJV
When thou hast eaten and art full, then thou shalt bless The Lord thy God for the good land which He hath given thee.
I Chronicles 16:34 KJV
O give thanks unto The Lord; for He is good; for His mercy endureth for ever.