Why do we want to obey the biblical command that instructs us to give thanks in everything? Pastor Ford says it’s because gratitude develops our altitude and focuses our hearts high in the heavens. And our altitude controls our aptitude—how we think. And then ultimately, our aptitude controls our attitude, which should be one of gratitude for all that God has done. Learn more on today’s Treasured Truth.
Pastor James Ford Jr. has been the senior pastor of Christ Bible Church of Chicago, located on the south side of Chicago, Ill., for over 35 years. He also serves as the president of Impact Ministries, an outreach ministry committed to strengthening families in the South Shore community of Chicago.