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  • Commitment To Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 15, 2005
    based on 1,062 ratings
     | 247,634 views

    We have it so good. We enjoy it so much. We express it so little.

    INTRO.- ILL.- One man wrote, “The day before Christmas became a thanksgiving day for my family. The station wagon was packed with kids and travel stuff for the 400-mile trip to Grandma’s. As is our custom, before leaving we asked God to protect us on the road. He did, but in an unusual way. ...read more

  • Dont Bite The Hand That Feeds You, Instead Bite Your Tongue

    Contributed by Edwin Amundson on Nov 22, 2002
    based on 81 ratings
     | 14,330 views

    Thanksgiving or just a sermon on being grateful. Deals with the complaining of the Children of Israel and applys to troublemakers in the Church.

    ?DON?T BITE THE HAND THAT FEEDS YOU, INSTEAD BITE YOUR TONGUE,? NUM 11:18-20 JOKE---Two guys are walking through a field when they spot a full grown bull as big as a pickup truck. They freeze as the bull turned his head and scraped his front hoof on the ground to acknowledge he was about to ...read more

  • "Jesus Teaches About Thanksgiving"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Nov 19, 2003
    based on 56 ratings
     | 3,323 views

    There is a difference between being "glad" and being "grateful". There is a difference between being "cleansed" and being "whole". Jesus illustrates this in this miracle.

    “Jesus Teaches About Thanksgiving” Luke 17:11-19 INTRODUCTION: We CONTINUE in our series about “What Jesus Taught”. We have already seen what Jesus taught about: The Holy Spirit, the Tongue, Prayer … Thanksgiving is my favorite time of the year (weather, meaning). The true meaning of ...read more

  • Gaining Christ's Gratitude

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 13, 2002
    based on 58 ratings
     | 27,414 views

    I’ve never thought of God as being "grateful" for me, but the intriguing thing is - He is grateful, but only when we meet certain expectations. What are they?

    One soldier stationed on an island of the Philippines during WW II told this story: “Although the region was secure, sometimes the enemy tried to infiltrate our food storage area. One such adversary, dressed in GI clothing, once worked himself into the noontime chow line. Our camp cook spotted ...read more

  • Give Thanks With A Grateful Heart

    Contributed by Dr. Stanley Vasu on Sep 1, 2003
    based on 66 ratings
     | 29,028 views

    This sermon is about giving thanks to God with a grateful heart and it states the various reasons for being grateful to God such as 1.PRESENCE 2.PROTECTION 3.PROVISION 4.PEOPLE 5.PROFESSION 6.PERIOD 7.PROMISE

    GIVE THANKS WITH A GRATEFUL HEART ********************************* Psalm 103:1-2 Praise the LORD, O my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his ...read more

  • Adding It Up

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Oct 25, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 3,458 views

    A thanksgiving message

    13, October 2002 Dakota Community Church Adding It Up Introduction: The young man was feeling very proud of himself. As a brand-new college graduate he had taken the C.P.A. Exams & passed with flying colors. Now he was a full-fledged Certified Public Accountant. His father had been an ...read more

  • Living In Holiness Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Feb 7, 2003
    based on 58 ratings
     | 2,283 views

    This is the 2nd sermon in the series "Hope In The Darkness".

    LIVING IN HOLINESS 1 Peter 1:13-21 Introduction: 1. Christians were scattered all over the world because of persecution; but Peter told them to live in hope because there was coming a day that they would be in Heaven. 2. The fact that believers have eternal life in Heaven to look forward to ...read more

  • Chrhistians Face Each Week With Confidence

    Contributed by Christopher Raiford on Oct 20, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,204 views

    What gives a Christian the ability to face each week no matter what may come? The Gospel! The fact we are God’s children! The blessings God has poured out onyo us.

    1 Thessalonians 1:1-5a 1) Paul, Silas and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace and peace to you. 2) We always thank God for all of you, mentioning you in our prayers. 3) We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced ...read more

  • Thanksgiving - I Owe It All To You

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 7, 2001
    based on 479 ratings
     | 35,098 views

    For Christians, Thanksgiving is a day to acknowledge that everything we have is a gift from God, & to lift our hearts in thanksgiving to Him. But we're not very good at saying "Thank you," are we? . (PowerPoints available - #113)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Revised: 2014) (PowerPoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request #113.) A. Many holidays have two different ...read more

  • Being A Worship Leader

    Contributed by Bob Cook on Aug 15, 2005
    based on 26 ratings
     | 3,266 views

    This is a message written to believers about what worship really is. It is not an event but a lifestyle.

    Being a Worship Leader • Last week Pastor Scott spoke about giving thanks and how not to be swayed by circumstances. • A direct result of being grateful or thankful is an attitude of adoration, love, or reverence. • These are all synonyms for worship. • I am not going to tell you how to ...read more

  • "Thank You"

    Contributed by Emil Boniog on Mar 5, 2006
    based on 65 ratings
     | 5,428 views

    Gratitude is good to your soul.

    INTRODUCTION We are a society of complainers. We find fault with everything from the environment to the way our government is handling foreign affairs. We are never satisfied--the economy is bad, gas is expensive, my third wife is the same as my first two ex-wives. Consequently, we are not ...read more

  • Christmas: Lord, Savior, Judge And Friend

    Contributed by Dr. C. David White on Dec 2, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,173 views

    The real Jesus is the real reason for Christmas.

    Lord, Savior, Judge and Friend The real Jesus is the real reason for Christmas. The pastor of a church in California put a sign in front of his church during the advent season that said, “Jesus is the reason for the season. Merry Christmas.” He received a complaint from a woman in the ...read more

  • Give Thanks With A Grateful Heart

    Contributed by Joe Bedy on Nov 19, 2001
    based on 51 ratings
     | 3,575 views

    The Christian must learn to be grateful and content in all things, because of the enormous benefit they have received in Christ.

    Central Christian Church St Petersburg, FL Thanksgiving Service Wednesday Night November 21 2001 Tonight’s theme is "Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart" According to my Funk and Wagnall’s College standard Dictionary grateful is defined as having a due sense of benefits received; ...read more

  • Shaped For Serving God Series

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Dec 14, 2004
    based on 79 ratings
     | 21,437 views

    This is my version of Rick Warren’s Sermon for the 40 Days Of Purpose. It deals with all of us being prepared to do ministry.

    Shaped For Serving God 11-7-2004 Purpose Driven Church Part 5 1 Samuel 17:32-40 John 13:1-17 There was a young man in his late teens, that was pretty much considered as a nobody by his family because he was the youngest of eight sons. He had the job of taking care of the ...read more

  • How To Walk In Victory Series

    Contributed by Keith Walker on May 18, 2004
    based on 72 ratings
     | 16,429 views

    Walk carefully with Christ watching out for false philosophies, trivial traditions and worldly ways and you will win with Christ.

    INTRODUCTION Have you ever known someone whose life had been changed by God and who began living a life of zeal to the Lord that later, maybe because of higher education, was filled with doubt to the point of forsaking their call? Perhaps you have known of someone who became a Christian and was ...read more