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A Large Family Sat Around The Breakfast Table One ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: A large family sat around the breakfast table one morning. As the custom, the father returned thanks, blessing God for the food. Immediately after, however, as was his bad habit, he began to grumble about hard times, the poor quality of the food h...
Category: Humor
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Let Me Read A Part Of The List That Several ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Oct 10, 2001
Summary: ILL. Let me read a part of the list that several housewives compiled. They wrote that they were especially thankful: "For automatic dishwashers because they make it possible for us to get out of the kitchen before the family comes back in f...
Category: Humor
based on 178 ratings
Scripture: Joshua 1:9-6:5
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Precious Dad Moment
Shared By: Steve Malone on Jun 26, 2002
Summary: PRECIOUS DAD MOMENT As ham sandwiches go, it was perfection. A thick slab of ham, a fresh bun, crisp lettuce and plenty of expensive, light brown, gourmet mustard. The corners of my jaw were aching in anticipation, I carried it to the picnic...
Category: Humor
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On Top of the Fencepost
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Nov 12, 2002
Summary: ON TOP OF THE FENCEPOST Alex Haley, the author of "Roots," had an unusual picture hanging on his office wall. It was a picture of a turtle on top of a fence post. When asked, "Why is that there?" Alex Haley answered, "Every time I write something...
Category: Quotes
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Thanksgiving Without Martha
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Nov 17, 2002
Summary: THANKSGIVING WITHOUT MARTHA Martha Stewart will not be dining with us this Thanksgiving. I’m telling you in advance, so don’t act surprised. Since Ms. Stewart won’t be coming, I’ve made a few small changes: Our sidewalk will not be lined with ...
Category: Humor
based on 22 ratings
Scripture: none
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The Kids Are Coming
Shared By: Aaron Burgess on Nov 19, 2002
Summary: THE KIDS ARE COMING The day before Thanksgiving an elderly man in Phoenix called his son in New York and said to him, "I hate to ruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are divorcing; 45 years of misery is enough. We’re sick ...
Category: Humor
based on 122 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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A Perfect Preacher
Shared By: David Parks on Jan 30, 2003
Summary: A PERFECT PREACHER After hundreds of years, a model preacher has been found to suit everyone. He preaches exactly 20 minutes and then sits down. He condemns sin but never hurts anyone. He works from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. In every type of work fr...
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One Thanksgiving Season A Family Was Seated ...
Shared By: A. Todd Coget on Nov 21, 2003
Summary: One Thanksgiving season a family was seated around their table, looking at the annual holiday bird. From the oldest to the youngest, they were to express their praise. When they came to the 5-year-old in the family, he began by looking at the turkey...
Category: Humor
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You Don't Know What You've Got Till It's Gone
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Nov 16, 2004
Summary: YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU’VE GOT TILL IT’S GONE Our power is shut off, and suddenly we become thankful for electricity. Our garbage is not picked up, and suddenly we become thankful for the garbage collector’s weekly stop. A good friend dies, and s...
Category: Quotes
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But It's More Like The Student In School Who Was ...
Shared By: Pat Cook on Oct 7, 2005
Summary: But it’s more like the student in school who was asked to write a paper called, "What I’m thankful for on Thanksgiving." This one student wrote, "I’m thankful that I’m not a turkey." He had nothing to do with it, but he was still thankful what G...
Category: Humor
based on 11 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Matthew 6:25-33
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Inasmuch As The Great Father Has Given Us This ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 17, 2006
Summary: Inasmuch as the great Father has given us this year an abundant harvest of Indian corn, wheat, peas, beans, squashes, and garden vegetables, and has made the forests to abound with game and the sea with fish and clams, and inasmuch as he has protect...
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Psalms 103:1-13
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Jay Fondren Is A Recent Hero. When My Wife ...
Shared By: Chris Surber on May 24, 2007
Summary: Jay Fondren is a recent hero. When my wife Christina was an auditor for the Department of Veterans she met Jay in a Veteran’s Regional Office in Waco, Texas. She was conducting interviews to determine the timeliness of transition between the Depar...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Christian Church
Scripture: none
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As President Washington Proclaimed The 26th Of ...
Shared By: John Quigley on Dec 8, 2007
Summary: As President Washington proclaimed the 26th of November 1789 to be a day of thanksgiving. The last paragraph reads as follows: "And also that we may then unite in most humbly offering our prayers and supplications to the great Lord and Ruler of Nati...
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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We Get a New Family
Shared By: Brian La Croix on Feb 20, 2008
Summary: #3 – We Get a New Family Ephesians 2:19-22 November 4, 2007 NOTE: THE ME/WE/GOD/YOU/WE FORMAT USED IN MY MESSAGES IS BORROWED FROM ANDY STANLEY’S BOOK, "COMMUNICATING FOR A CHANGE." Introduction We’ve been looking at different benefits o...
Category: Humor
based on 11 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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Thanksgiving At Plymouth ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Oct 18, 2009
Summary: Thanksgiving at Plymouth Colony Think of that little band of people who crossed the Atlantic in a boat that was 26 feet by 112 feet and landed on the New England coast during a bitter cold winter. At times that first year the daily ration of those ...
Category: Stories
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A Sunday School Teacher Asks Her Class What They ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 16, 2009
Summary: A Sunday School Teacher Asks Her Class What They Were Thankful For A Sunday School teacher asked her class what they were thankful for. A little girl said "I’m thankful for my bedroom. My younger brothers have to share a room. But I get to have a r...
Category: Humor
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Psalms 100:1-5
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Snoopy Complains On Thanksgiving About Having To ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 16, 2009
Summary: Snoopy Complains on Thanksgiving About Having To Eat Dog Food There was a Peanuts cartoon in the paper a while back. The cartoon pictured Charlie Brown bringing out Snoopy’s dinner on Thanksgiving Day. But it was just his usual dog food in a bowl. ...
Category: Humor
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Psalms 100:1-5
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Being Thankful For Being Better Off Than Many ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 16, 2009
Summary: Being Thankful for Being Better Off Than Many People Around the World I have an email that was sent to me a while back. It says that "If you woke up this morning with more health than illness, you are more blessed than the six million who won’t mak...
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Psalms 100:1-5
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Parents Of Young Soldier Killed In Action Donate ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 19, 2009
Summary: Parents of Young Soldier Killed in Action Donate to a Church as a Memorial "The parents of a young soldier killed in action gave their church a gift of money as a memorial for their son. During the presentation service, the mother of another soldie...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Psalms 95:1-11
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How The Masai Tribe Demonstrates Thanksgiving ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 19, 2009
Summary: How the Masai Tribe Demonstrates Thanksgiving with Humility The Masai tribe in West Africa have an unusual way of saying "thank you." Translators tell us that when the Masai express thanks, they bow, put their forehead on the ground and say, "My he...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Psalms 95:1-11
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Reasons To Be ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 19, 2009
Summary: Reasons to be Thankful Let’s stop and think for just a moment. You are sitting in this service this morning listening to the Word of God being preached. How did you get here? Did the Father not give you the breath of life that brought you through t...
Category: Stories
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Gi Cook Picks Out An Enemy Infiltrator During ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 22, 2009
Summary: GI Cook Picks Out an Enemy Infiltrator during World War II I read the true story of GIs stationed on Leyte in the Philippines during WW II. Although the region was secure, sometimes the enemy tried to infiltrate their food storage area. One such ad...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Ephesians 5:20
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A Medical Missionary Learns How One Group Of ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 22, 2009
Summary: A Medical Missionary Learns How One Group of People in India say, "Thank You" A medical missionary in India had found a way to heal people who were going blind. He said that once he’d done this operation on the local people they never said, "Thank ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Ephesians 5:20
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William Reid Recognized How Far Our Thankfulness ...
Shared By: Gregg Bitter on Nov 25, 2009
Summary: William Reid recognized how far our thankfulness falls short. He wrote, "Forgive us, Lord, for shallow thankfulness, For dull content with warmth and sheltered care, For songs of praise for worldly wealthiness, While of your richer gifts we’re unawa...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: none
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Henry Ford Gives A Donation For A New Medical ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 29, 2009
Summary: Henry Ford Gives a Donation For A New Medical Facility The American industrialist, Henry Ford, was once asked to donate money for the construction of a new medical facility.. The billionaire made a pledge of $5,000. The next day in the newspaper,...
Category: Stories
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For Blessings Already Received
Shared By: Mark Stepherson on Feb 23, 2012
Summary: FOR BLESSINGS ALREADY RECEIVED "Returning thanks for blessings already received increases our faith and enables us to approach God with new boldness and new assurance. Doubtless the reason so many have so little faith when they pray is because th...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Philippians 4:6
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"I Love You, Daddy. Amen."
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Mar 14, 2014
Summary: James Dobson tells of the time he was away on a business trip. While he was away, and his wife and 2 children were sitting down to eat, his wife turned to their two year old son Ryan and asked if he would like to pray before he and sister ate. T...
Category: Stories
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Thanksgiving
Shared By: Roy Fowler on Nov 19, 2014
Summary: 91% of Americans have turkey for Dinner. And so... I was thinking about Butterball Turkeys for some reason I know not why. Did you know they have an online help page? Well I went to that computer page and I found some of the problems that people hav...
Category: Humor