Category Archives: Thanksgiving

Noticing Old Faithful

Christian author Philip Yancey tells the story of his first visit to the Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park. As he and his wife ate a meal inside the dining room of the Old Faithful Inn, which overlooks the … Continue reading

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The Lighter Side of Thanksgiving

“Oh, that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness. And for His wonderful works to the children of men! For He satisfies the longing soul, and fills the hungry soul with goodness.” (Psalm 107:8-9) In my “Thanksgiving” … Continue reading

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Not Everybody Feels Thankful & Merry

Today is the Monday before Thanksgiving, which means that we are now moving into the holiday season. Thanksgiving will be here Thursday. That will be followed by Black Friday, the unofficial beginning of the Christmas shopping season. Eventually December 25th, … Continue reading

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A Little Bit Of Rambling From A Tired Parent

It’s been a week since I last posted anything. The delay hasn’t been because I’ve run out of anything to say, but rather because I just haven’t had the time to sit down and write. Last week, of course, featured … Continue reading

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Getting Ready For Thanksgiving

Charles Spurgeon, the most famous preacher from the Victorian England era, said, “God’s people are prone to engrave their trials in marble and write their blessings in the sand.” Truer words were never spoken. I myself do far too much … Continue reading

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What Jesus Was Thankful For

For a Thanksgiving sermon this year, I did something I’d never done. I got down my concordance and looked up all the instances in which Jesus is specifically mentioned as giving thanks. I found that there are four things for which the … Continue reading

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Living Thanks

Here’s a good word that appeared in an issue of Pulpit Helps several years ago. The writer is William O. Vickery.    For Americans, there is a tradition of observing Thanksgiving Day each November. It is recognized as a national … Continue reading

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