Summary: The traditional Thanksgiving Day has passed, but I want to bring us a few thoughts on being thankful.

LET US BE THANKFUL: Psalm 100:1-5

The traditional Thanksgiving Day has passed, but I want to bring us a few thoughts on being thankful. Listen as I read today’s text.

Psalm 100:1-5 Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands. 2Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. 3Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. 4Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name. 5For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.

Listen as I read our text verse once again. PS. 100:4 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.

Thanks giving day is every day and not just on the traditional Thanksgiving Day.

First of all I want to say that I’m thankful to be saved, I’m thankful that my wife and family are saved, I’m thankful that I was exposed to the truth of the Word of God, I’m thankful that I have not be duped into excepting any and all versions of the Bible.

I’m thankful for a good Bible believing Church, I’m thankful for good Christian friends, I’m thankful for the W.T.B.I. radio station where the true Word of God can be heard all over the world 24 hours a day by way of internet, I’m thankful for known friends that listen by way of internet, ”Bro.and sister Eddy and Chris Davis from Savannah GA.-also Bro. and sister Terry and Belinda Hailey from Townsend Tenn.- I’m thankful that God has allowed me to have part in working in His Vineuored, I’m thankful for Brother Donald Cartee my fellow co laborer.

I’m thankful that I was born in America, I’m thankful that I have love in my heart for Gods chosen people Israel, and I’m thankful that one day soon the King of the Jews is to return.

Let us be thankful that we have a eternal Home in Heaven, where all will be peace and love and joy.

Revelation 21:2 And I John saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.

The Bible tells us in,

Philippians 4:6 Be careful [anxious] for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication [request of our needs] with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

1 Thessalonians 5:18 In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

EPH 5:20 Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;**

PS. 107:8 Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness,

We should be thankful for this King James Bible.

The KJ Bible is the Bible for the English-speaking people, and we’re not interested in any other version. We’re thankful that God has promised that He will persevere His Word forever.

PS. 12: 6-7 The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times. 7Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.

PS 119:62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee because of thy righteous judgments. [His Word]

And we certainly are thankful to God The Father for giving us His Son, Who took our place there on the cruel cross of Calvary as He paid for our sins.

John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

2 COR. 9:5 Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift.

I suppose that we could go and on thanking God for His wonderful blessings because according to James 1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.

Listen as I read Luke’s record to do with Jesus as He was on His way to Jerusalem to die on the Cross. We find Him here traveling in the midst of Samaria and Galilee, and as He journeyed He sees ten men who have leprosy and they come as close to Jesus as the law permitted.

As we read this account we’ll notice that all ten of the Lepers were healed, but only one turn back to give Him thanks.

Lets remember that leprosy in the Bible is a picture & type of sin.

Luke 17:11-17

11And it came to pass, as he went to Jerusalem, that he passed through the midst of Samaria and Galilee. 12And as he entered into a certain village, there met him ten men that were lepers, which stood afar off:

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