Tag Archives: Thankfulness

Find Things For Which To Be Thankful

A subway car was overly crowded, which caused several people to be forced to stand. Naturally, most of them were griping about the situation. As the car pulled into another station where still more people boarded, one man who was … Continue reading

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Mona Lisa

In 1911, the famous Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre Museum in Paris. It was missing for two years. But would you believe that during that time more people came to the museum to see the blank space than … Continue reading

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A New Shirt

Sally Haack tells the following story: “Last summer one of the local civic clubs of which my husband was a member sponsored a camping trip for underprivileged children. Upon arriving at the camp, each little boy was given a Frisbee … 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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What Matthew Henry Was Thankful For

Matthew Henry was an English preacher in the late 1600s and early 1700s. He is best remembered for the legendary commentary set that bears his name. He died from a stroke while on a preaching tour in June, 1714. Once, … Continue reading

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A Good Thought For Thanksgiving

I preached a Thanksgiving sermon this morning. Then Tonya hit the Mcdonalds drive-thru tonight and picked up some supper. Let me combine those two events of my day and give you a good thought, Christian. Let’s say that a father takes his child … Continue reading

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