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  • The Giving Of Thanks In The Times Of Trials

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Oct 15, 2003
    based on 31 ratings

    We are told to give thanks IN everything, and give thanks FOR everything? Is this logical? Is this possible?

    1 Thessalonians 5:18; Ephesians 5:20 – The Giving of Thanks in the Times of Trials This is a list of things housewives are most thankful for: *For automatic dishwashers because they make it possible for us to get out of the kitchen before the family comes back in for their more

  • What Do You Say

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Nov 26, 2003
    based on 40 ratings

    This is a Thanksgiving Sermon. Lord’s Supper was taken of in remembrance and thanksgiving for what Christ has done.

    WHAT DO YOU SAY? Luke 17:11-19 Introduction: 1. Most of us teach our children manners. 2. As we teach them, one of the questions often asked of child after given something is, “What do you say”? 3. As we approach this Thanksgiving we need to be reminded of this question. Luke more

  • Why Should I Be Thankful

    Contributed by James Buchanan on Nov 29, 2003
    based on 63 ratings

    A one-shot sermon dealing with the question of why we should be thankful in the bad times of life.

    An atheist was taking a walk through the woods, admiring all that evolution had created. "What majestic trees! What powerful rivers! What beautiful animals!", he said to himself. As he was walking along the river, he heard a rustling in the bushes behind him. When he turned to see what the more

  • A Thankful Heart

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Nov 29, 2003
    based on 38 ratings

    We can follow the example of the one leper who returned to thank Jesus to help us this Thanksgiving to offer proper thanks to God and to be a person with a thankful heart.

    THANKSGIVING 2003: A THANKFUL HEART LUKE 17:11-19 INTRODUCTION Governor Bradford made the following proclamation in 1623, 3 years after the Pilgrims settled at Plymouth; To all ye Pilgrims, Inasmuch as the great father has given us this year an abundant harvest of Indian corn, wheat, peas, more

  • Do You Think To Thank?

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Nov 29, 2003
    based on 51 ratings

    Admonition for us to remember daily the blessings of God and how a life lived with Thanksgiving can bless us and others.

    SPECIAL DAY: THANKSGIVING TEXT: LUKE 17:11-19 TITLE: “DO YOU THINK TO THANK?” INTRODUCTION: A. Rudyard Kipling lived from 1865 to 1936. He was British but born in Bombay, India. He wrote poetry and authored books. You might now some more

  • Comparision - Toxic To The Soul

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Nov 29, 2003
    based on 61 ratings

    There is something that is toxic to the soul (to use a phrase by Dr. Andrew McQuitty, pastor of Irving Bible Church) to Christians and non-Christians alike, to those in professional fields and to those in agricultural vocations. It’s called COMPARISION.

    INTRODUCTION Opening Statement: Have you ever asked the question “Why me?” You’ve done your best but your best never seems to be good enough. You’ve worked just as hard, paid just as many dues, slogged through just as many valleys and hard places, as the other guy, yet you never seem to be able to more

  • Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Nov 29, 2003
    based on 51 ratings

    Great Object Sermon! Inspiration and main points for the sermon came from a sermon by Bruce Howell-"Five Kernels of Corn" found here on SermonCentral. I handed out five kernels of feed corn in wedding rice style to all in attendance.

    Psalm 103:1 – 22 INTRODUCTION The observance of Thanksgiving is a tradition that we hold near to our heart as Americans. The tradition of gathering together with friends and family for Thanksgiving began almost 400 years ago at Plymouth Colony. The Pilgrims uprooted themselves and sailed for more

  • Give Thanks?

    Contributed by Maurice Schaus on Dec 1, 2003
    based on 44 ratings

    With all the busyness of the Thanksgiving holidays, who has the time or the energy to "give thanks?" But Jesus speaks into our busyness: "Don’t worry about your life...Seek first the Kingdom of God." This is a sermon for Thanksgiving, Year B.

    Rush Co. Community Thanksgiving Joel 2:21-27 Pastor Maurice Schaus 1 Timothy 2:1-7 November 19, 2000, Matthew 6:25-33 Give Thanks? As we gather this week, many of us are busy with preparations for the Thanksgiving holidays. The guests are coming, so the house needs to be cleaned from top to more

  • Thanksgiving

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Dec 2, 2003
    based on 29 ratings

    Being thankful is more than simple a self-centered "Thank God for what he has done for ME." It is gratitude to God for his character and faithfulness.

    The story is told of two men were walking through a field one day when they spotted an enraged bull. Instantly they darted toward the nearest fence. The storming bull followed in hot pursuit, and it was soon apparent they wouldn’t make it. Terrified, the one shouted to the other, "Put up a more

  • Cause For Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 24 ratings

    God has placed a rainbow in the cloud of adversity, death and judgment for every child of God.

    CAUSE FOR THANKSGIVING "I set My bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a sign of a covenant between Me and the earth. And it shall come about, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud, and I will remember my covenant, which is between Me and you and more

  • Worthy Of Our Thanks

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 19, 2002
    based on 67 ratings

    An acrostical outline designed to encourage congregational participation using the word: THANKS. Support scriptures are provided under each of the letters in the word "THANKS".

    WORTHY OF OUR THANKS "Giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ." Ephesians 5:20. The Christian can give thanks for "all things" as we rest in the promise of Romans 8:28. Using each letter in the word "thanks", write in the word which deserves more

  • Holiness

    Contributed by Jerry Eckhart on Dec 16, 2003
    based on 29 ratings

    An unusual application of Matthew 5:13 to the Christmas season

    Sunday, November 30, 2003 Holiness Matthew 5: 13-16 “Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost its savor, wherewith shall it be salted? It is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men. Ye are the light of the world. A city that is more

  • What If I Forgot To Say Thank-You?

    Contributed by Stephan Sandness on Dec 22, 2003
    based on 80 ratings

    An open letter to God on Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving Eve November 24, 1999 Luke 17:11-19 Trinity Lutheran Church What If I Forgot To Say “Thank-You?” An open letter to God: Lord, I have a question. It’s something that’s more

  • Today Is The Day For Happiness

    Contributed by David Haun on Dec 29, 2003
    based on 34 ratings

    Sometimes, special day services can be difficult to preach. It’s like saying the same thing in different ways. This sermon, on giving thanks will fit Thanksgiving Sunday or a general thankfulness sermon.

    "TODAY IS THE DAY FOR HAPPY CELEBRATIONS OF JOY" (Thanksgiving Sunday) Hope Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Dr. David L. Haun Thursday is Thanksgiving. It was intended in the beginning to be a day to give thanks to God for all of his goodness and blessings to us. Today is more

  • What Do You Say?

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Jul 23, 2003
    based on 17 ratings

    This coming thursday is Thanksgiving Day, and to prepare our hearts and our minds for this traditional day of thanks, Today, we are going discuss several incidents in the book of Numbers and through our study we will learn, how we can really show God that

    "WHADDAYA SAY?" TEXT: NUMBERS INTRODUCTION I remember growing and being taught by my parents a very important lesson. And that lesson was to say thank you when someone did something for me or gave me something. They would say to me if I forget, or If I was slow in saying thank you, more