Why do we say thanks be to God?

What does thank be to God mean?

Used to express great gratitude (for someone or something) or relief (that something did or didn’t happen). Thanks be to God for the incredible first responders who saved so many lives during the storm.

Where did the word of the Lord Thanks be to God come from?

Otto Fetting. The Word of the Lord originated in the claimed angelic visitations of John the Baptist to Otto Fetting, an Apostle in the Church of Christ (Temple Lot) who lived in Port Huron, Michigan. These visits commenced in February 1927, and ended with Fetting’s death in January 1933.

What is the meaning of Praise be to God?

Definition of praise be to God

—used to express happiness or relief that something did or did not happen You made it here safely. Praise be to God!

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Why is it thank God and not thanks God?

“Thanks” is an abbreviation of “thank you”, so “Thanks, God” would be saying thank you as if speaking to God itself. “Thank God” is a phrase spoken to someone else, suggesting that they are thankful to God for their good fortune.

Is it thanks or thank be to God?

If we’re thanking people directly, so talking to them in person, we say ‘Thanks’ or ‘Thank you’. Here’s your coffee. Oh thanks, Jay. But if we want to say we’re pleased about something we say ‘Thank God’, with no s on thank.

What kind of phrase is thank God?

Thank God is used when we are really thankful and happy for something, especially when we are relieved because something very bad could have happened, but it didn’t happen.

What is meaning of God bless you?

God bless you (variants include God bless or bless you) is a common English expression generally used to wish a person blessings in various situations, especially as a response to a sneeze, and also, when parting or writing a valediction.

Is it correct to say may God bless you?

“May God bless you” is correct. It’s a subjunctive form, actually, where the subjunctive is being used as a sort of third person imperative.

What is the response of the Word of the Lord?

At the end of the reading, the lector or reader says: “The word of the Lord” We respond: Thanks be to God. After the first reading, a psalm is read or sung. We say or sing a response. We listen to a reading from the New Testament.

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What do we say after the word of the Lord?

The people acknowledge that truth in faith by their response, “Glory to you, Lord.” At that moment we are all speaking directly to Christ and not the minister.

What do you say after a Bible reading in church?

If you are speaking in terms of Catholicism, you end a reading with “The Word of the Lord,” and the Gospels are finished with “The Gospel of the Lord.” To readings, the response is “Thanks be to God,” while the response to Gospels is “Praise to You Lord Jesus Christ.”

What happens when we praise God in difficult times?

Praise Reminds Us that God is in control.

God is never surprised by the things that come into my life. God never says, “Wow, I didn’t see that coming, I hope Billy makes it through this.” When we praise God in difficult times, we gain new hope as we remember that God is in control and is working for my good.

What happens when you praise God?

Praise brings God into the scene. Praise opens the gates of Heaven and the doors of blessings. Praise dissipates worry and dilutes concern and fear. Praise tarnishes sadness and magnifies goodness.

Why do we need to praise God?

We should praise Him for what He has done, for giving us this beautiful world we live in, but most of all, for His Son, Jesus Christ, who gave his very life to provide the way of redemption for us — to empower God’s great plan of salvation, so we might be saved. Jesus said: “I am the way and the truth and the life.

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