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  • Sowing Seeds Of Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Douglas Phillips on Aug 28, 2001
    based on 84 ratings

    A Sermon for Thanksgiving

    SOWING SEEDS OF THANKSGIVING 2 CORINTHIANS 9:1- 9:15 Introduction: Beginning a sermon on Thanksgiving is much more difficult than it looks. This is not unsual, in that most holidays are difficult to prepare for. There are only certain passages that deal with Christmas and Easter for more

  • Don't Forget To Say Thank You!

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 82 ratings

    A Thanksgiving service complete with sermon.

    Call To Worship Call to worship: Psalm 100 KJV 1 Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all you lands. 2 Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. 3 Know 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 more

  • A Reason To Be Thankful

    Contributed by Steve Salmon on Nov 24, 2002
    based on 27 ratings

    In preparation for Thanksgiving, let’s think about some things we have to be thankful for.

    A Reason to Be Thankful Romans 8:28-39 SICC 11.24/02 – Morning I am going to help you out this morning, so listen closely. I don’t know where you are celebrating Thanksgiving, but beware, your host may have read an article in the newspaper, or worse yet in one of those family magazines more

  • Developing A Grateful Heart

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Nov 24, 2002
    based on 65 ratings

    We need to ask God to change our hearts from 1. Complaints to Praise. 2. Criticism to Encouragement. 3. Cynicism to Faith.

    Two men were walking through a field one day when they spotted an enraged bull. Immediately they ran toward the nearest fence. The storming bull ran after them in hot pursuit, and they realized that they were not going to make it. Terrified, one man shouted to his friend, “Say a prayer, John. more

  • Giving Thanks At Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Greg Smart on Nov 24, 2002
    based on 98 ratings

    We should not only give thanks to God at Thanksgiving, but everyday. Let’s look at just a few things we can thank God for.

    GIVING THANKS AT THANKSGIVING PS 92:1-4 1. WE SHOULD GIVE THANKS FOR JESUS – A. For His devotion to the Father – Luke 22:42 Saying, Father, if thou be willing, remove this cup from me: nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done. B. For His finished Work – John 19:30 When Jesus therefore had more

  • Living A Focused Life - Part 4 Series

    Contributed by David Derry on Nov 24, 2002
    based on 75 ratings

    Focusing on being thankful - looking at the good instead of the bad - Paul

    Living a focused life – Part 4 Today we will conclude the sermon series “living a focused life”. Over the past three weeks, we have talked about… · Keeping our focus, even when we fall. (Peter) · Staying focused when temptations come our way. (Joseph and David) · Focusing our time on what’s more

  • Thanksgiving Declaration

    Contributed by Kent Lenard on Nov 26, 2002
    based on 29 ratings

    The need for giving thanks is vital to Chrisitan growth, but those who have much seem to find it more difficult to be thankful.

    Thanksgiving Declaration Eph 5:19 - 20, 1 Thes 5:16-18, Psa 100:1 - 5, Rom 1:21, Th 5:18 November 18, 2002 I. On Sept 16, 1620 Two ships sailed from Plymouth England, The Speedwell and the Mayflower. The Speedwell had a lot of problems as they started among them were many leaks more

  • We've Got A Secret Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 26, 2002
    based on 85 ratings

    There’s a secret to being contented and thankful. Do you know what it is?

    (During the Song Service, we sang “Blessed Assurance,” “Tell Me The Story,” and “Near the Cross” = and I prefaced their singing by noting that they were all written by Fanny Crosby) OPEN: In Budapest, a Jewish man went to his rabbi and complained, "Life is unbearable for my family & I. There more

  • "Are You Grateful?"

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Nov 26, 2002
    based on 18 ratings

    We have so many reasons to give thanks at Thanksgiving. Are you grateful?

    Are You Grateful? Psalm 103 This past week Ruth Ross and I went to visit some folks who are going through a difficult time so that we could pray for them and let them know that the Lord has not forgotten their struggle. Each week when Ruth and I go to hospitals, nursing homes, or into people’s more

  • "Giving Thanks"

    Contributed by David Washburn on Nov 26, 2002
    based on 599 ratings

    Giving thanks is so much more than being thankful for our current circumstances. Thankfulness is a way of life.

    How often do we find ourselves prompting our children to say “thank you?” Whenever they’re offered a treat from a friend or an adult helps them out, we find ourselves asking, “Now, what do you say?” We want our children to be respectful and use good manners, which is why we teach them to say “Thank more

  • Thanksgiving Activities

    Contributed by Ronald Keller on Nov 26, 2002
    based on 115 ratings

    Instructions from the Prophet Isaiah, teamed with some historical tidbits from the life of John Adams and some recollections and activities from my boyhood--that should help us have a more blessed Thanksgiving

    Isaiah 12 “THANKSGIVING ACTIVITIES” (You will want to substitute your own introduction--In place of my introduction, which is much longer and more personal than I would usually use.) INTRODUCTION When I was a child, my family would alternate Thanksgiving Day feasts and activities more

  • A Thanksgiving Lesson

    Contributed by Steven Witt on Nov 26, 2002
    based on 21 ratings

    The teaching of Paul in Romans concerning giving thanks.

    Jesus gave us an example of “giving thanks” Matthew 15:36 Matthew 26:27 The concept of giving thanks, or “thanksgiving” in Greek came from two root words: “eu” = good or well “charis” = grace The Good Response to Something Undeserved. Four Examples of Thanksgiving from Paul’s more

  • Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Clinton Nobles on Nov 27, 2002
    based on 14 ratings

    God is looking for true praise in his people.

    "Therefore I will give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the heathen, and I will sing praises unto thy name." II Sam. 22:50 Last year I was watching a news cast and at the end of the show the reporter looked at the camera and said with a smile: “Everyone have a happy ‘Turkey-day’!” The thought more

  • Called To Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Robert Massey on Nov 27, 2002
    based on 74 ratings

    The author of this psalm shares several aspects of why God’s people need to be thankful and also how that thanks should be given.

    I remember as a child, roughly about this time every year, one of the most popular books every published would be sent to our house. (Remember I’m speaking as a child). By this I mean the Sears and Roebuck Christmas catalog. As a child, I thought that there was nothing like the Sears catalog. I more

  • Where Are The Nine?: A Celebration Of Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Robert Massey on Nov 27, 2002
    based on 1,466 ratings

    Ten lepers were healed, yet only one returned to give thanks. There are several truths that can be seen from this one who returned to give thanks that we should apply to ourselves to help us be thankful.

    Most of us are familiar with the traditional story of Thanksgiving where William Bradford, of Plymouth Rock, proclaimed a day of Thanksgiving to celebrate the survival of the Pilgrims in their second year in the New World, as well as an abundant harvest that they had reaped with the aid of the more