What a wonderful time of year it is as we once again draw near to the time we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ!
Yet, even though we are faced with Christmas marketing earlier and earlier each year, there is still a wonderful Holiday that comes in prior to Christmas called Thanksgiving. Yes, it seems like the world is somewhat ready to brush this day aside, Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!
The Bible gives us an amazing command, and to be honest, one that I personally have struggled with from time to time. I believe after I share the scripture, like me, you will have to confess you’ve probably fallen short in this area a few times as well.
I write briefly to invite you to attend our Thanksgiving Service for the year 2014 here at (NAME OF CHURCH).
Psalms 107:8-9 (NKJV) 8 Oh, that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness, And for His wonderful works to the children of men!
9 For He satisfies the longing soul, And fills the hungry soul with goodness. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!
During this season of Thanksgiving, I wanted to take just a moment to reflect on the purpose of this wonderful time, as well as provide encouragement to set an example of thankfulness to our families and friends.
I wanted to take a moment to send you a note during this special time of the year to first of all, let you know that I am thankful for you here at First Christian Church. When writing to the Thessalonian Church, Paul said these words: “We always thank God for all of you, mentioning you in our prayers.” 1 Thes. 1:2 Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!
William Bradford, Governor of the Plymouth Colony made this proclamation in 1623: “Inasmuch as the great Father has given us this year an abundant harvest of Indian corn, wheat, beans, squashes, and garden vegetables, and has made the forests to abound with game and the sea with fish and clams, and inasmuch as He has protected us from the ravages of the savages, Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!