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Thanksgiving or Thanksbeing

Have you ever wondered what Thanksgiving Day is like for the unbeliever? For many, the day is spent much as we spend ours…at first glance. They have the day off from work or school, as we do. They eat a large meal with turkey and stuffing and enjoy gathering with friends and family, as we […]

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Focusing on Thanks

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” (Phil. 4:13) Growing up in Michigan I recall Thanksgivings where snow covered the ground and relatives filled our home. It was quite the festive time! I remember being very excited to see family I saw all too infrequently, and how wonderful it was to smell […]

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The Key to Christian Contentment

“Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content: I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. […]

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Breadwinner Blessings

“Blessed are all who fear the Lord, who walk in His ways” (Psalm 128:1) Back in high-school, I worked part-time at a restaurant. One of my jobs at the end of the night was to take inventory. I was responsible to determine what was left in the freezer. I would check off a stock list […]

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A Fruit of the Spirit

“Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Ephesians 5:20) Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in both Canada and the United States. Canada celebrates the holiday in October as the crops are coming out of the field; the United States celebrates in November […]

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Gratitude to God

“Oh that men would praise Jehovah for His lovingkindness, and for His wonderful works to the children of men.” (Psalm 107) Readers in Canada have just finished celebrating Thanksgiving Day; those in the United States anticipate celebrating the holiday at the end of November, It may serve us well to ask ourselves the question as to […]

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Giving Thanks Meditation

“You crown the year with Your goodness, and Your paths drip with abundance.” — Psalm 65:11 One of the most popular songs we sing at Thanksgiving time contains these words: “Come, ye thankful people come, Raise the song of harvest home.” For many people, it is hard to raise the song of “harvest home.” They […]

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