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Contributed on Nov 29, 2022
It is not uncommon to compile wish lists at Christmas, and draw up a list of resolutions at New Years. But there is another list we often overlook – a Thanksgiving Day list of all for which we should be thankful. And it is not too late to do that.
Alba 11-24-13 (Revised 11-27-2022) FIVE THANKSGIVING COMMANDS FROM PSALM 100 This month I have been sharing with you a series of sermons about Thanksgiving. I thought about calling them “Thanksgiving By the Numbers”. The messages have had the following titles: Three Marks of a Thankful ...read more
Contributed on Nov 21, 2022
In Luke 17:11-19 we read about ten men who were healed by Jesus of their leprosy. Out of those ten men only one came back to give thanks. Here's the story.
Alba 11-20-2022 Three Attitudes That Keep Us From Being Thankful Luke 17:11-19 Rudyard Kipling was a great writer and poet who wrote Jungle Book, Gunga Din and many others. Unlike some other writers, Kipling was one of the few who had opportunity to enjoy his success while he lived. He made a ...read more
Contributed on Nov 14, 2022
Sometimes the circumstances of our lives are not always the best. In fact, they may be downright bad. We wonder about the future or our country and the downward direction it is going. But still, in all circumstances we are to look for something for which to be thankful!
Alba 11-10-13 (Revised 11-13-2022) THREE THINGS TO INCLUDE IN THANKSGIVING I Thessalonians 5:18 I Thessalonians 5:18 says, Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. Sometimes the circumstances of our lives are not always the best. In fact, they may be ...read more
Contributed on Nov 7, 2022
A boy had only heard his grandfather pray at Thanksgiving, Easter, and other special occasions; when he typically would say a long prayer of thanks over the food.
Alba 11-3-13 (Revised 11-6-2022) Three Marks of a Thankful Christian A boy had only heard his grandfather pray at Thanksgiving, Easter, and other special occasions; when he typically would say a long prayer of thanks over the food. One night, after a fun camp-out and fishing trip, grandfather ...read more
Contributed on Nov 2, 2022
The Pillsbury Dough Boy. Cute. Cuddly. And wanted for attempted murder? Well, not exactly …
Alba 8-3-13 (Revised 10-30-2022) HELP ME GOD, I'M AFRAID The Pillsbury Dough Boy. Cute. Cuddly. And wanted for attempted murder? Well, not exactly … A woman in Arkansas was sitting in her car in a parking lot when she heard a loud bang and then felt a sharp pain in the back of her head. ...read more
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Contributed on May 28, 2022
Little Johnny was going to a public school and he was doing very poorly in math. So his mother decided to put him into a Catholic school. When she got his report card at the end of the term, his grades in math had improved tremendously. So she asked him why. He replied, "When I saw that ...read more
Contributed on Sep 18, 2021
I am sure that you all know the nursery rhyme about Humpty Dumpty. I think you can all say it with me. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king’s horses and all the king’s men Couldn’t put Humpty together again. So what was Humpty Dumpty? Everybody knows ...read more