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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Anonymous: Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again Rejoice! Let your gentleness be Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. — Anonymous
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Gordon D. Fee: The key to life in the Spirit for some is to spend much more quiet The key to life in the Spirit for some is to spend much more quiet time in thanksgiving and praise for what God has done - and is doing, and promises to do - and less time on introspection, focused on your failure to match up to the law. — Gordon D. Fee
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Helen LaKelly Hunt: Her vision was one of sacramental living, in which the giving of ourselves to others Her vision was one of sacramental living, in which the giving of ourselves to others does not diminish, but enlarges and fulfills.

To experience this enlarged reality is to awaken to Life. If we are of God, then everything we do matters. We have a responsibility to manifest the divine -- in matters great and small, when people are watching and when they're not. To wash the dishes can be a sacrament if we do it in the spirit of attention and love. Any of the tasks of our everyday lives can be done with thanksgiving and praise. — Helen LaKelly Hunt
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Rocky Gamez: Dear Rocky,Here I am taking my pencil in my hand to say hello, hoping you Dear Rocky,
Here I am taking my pencil in my hand to say hello, hoping you are in the best of health, both physically and mentally. As for me, I am fine thanks to Almighty God.
The weather in the valley is in the shits. It's been raining since Thanksgiving and here it is almost at the end of December and it's still raining. Instead of growing a prick, I think I'm going to grow a tail, like a tadpole. Ha, ha, ha! — Rocky Gamez
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By A.W. Tozer: In a world of change and decay not even the man of faith can be In a world of change and decay not even the man of faith can be completely happy. Instinctively he seeks the unchanging and is bereaved at the passing of dear familiar things. Yet much as we may deplore the lack of stability in all earthly things, in a fallen world such as this the very ability to change is a golden treasure, a gift from God of such fabulous worth as to call for constant thanksgiving. For human beings the whole possibility of redemption lies in their ability to change. To move across from one sort of person to another is the essence of repentance; the liar becomes truthful, the thief honest, the lewd pure, the proud humble. The whole moral texture of the life is altered. The thoughts, the desires, the affections are transformed, and the man is no longer what he had been before. — A.W. Tozer
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Helen Keller: For three things I thank God every day of my life: thanks that he has For three things I thank God every day of my life: thanks that he has vouchsafed me knowledge of his works; deep thanks that he has set in my darkness the lamp of faith; deep, deepest thanks that I have another life to look forward to
a life joyous with light and flowers and heavenly song. — Helen Keller
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Anthony The Great: When you lie down on your bed to sleep, remember with thanksgiving the blessings and When you lie down on your bed to sleep, remember with thanksgiving the blessings and the providence of God. — Anthony The Great
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By George Washington: Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor, and Whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee 78 requested me to recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanks-giving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God, especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness. — George Washington
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Craig D. Lounsbrough: To savor the simple privilege that every day I have a sunrise to bathe in, To savor the simple privilege that every day I have a sunrise to bathe in, a storehouse of opportunities to romp through, the thick wrap of relationships to keep me warm, a God who meticulously tends to every detail round about me, and it all costs me not a dime. What madness would keep me from being eternally thankful for all that? — Craig D. Lounsbrough
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Hermann Hesse: When I have neither pleasure nor pain and have been breathing for a while the When I have neither pleasure nor pain and have been breathing for a while the lukewarm insipid air of these so called good and tolerable days, I feel so bad in my childish soul that I smash my moldering lyre of thanksgiving in the face of the slumbering god of contentment and would rather feel the very devil burn in me than this warmth of a well-heated room. A wild longing for strong emotions and sensations seethes in me, a rage against this toneless, flat, normal and sterile life. I have a mad impulse to smash something, a warehouse, perhaps, or a cathedral, or myself, to commit outrages, to pull off the wigs of a few revered idols ... — Hermann Hesse
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Lailah Gifty Akita: To God be the glory, great things He has done and greater things He will To God be the glory, great things He has done and greater things He will do. — Lailah Gifty Akita
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By William Law: God smiles when we praise and thank Him continually. Few things feel better than receiving God smiles when we praise and thank Him continually. Few things feel better than receiving heartfelt praise and appreciation from someone else. God loves it, too. An amazing thing happens when we offer praise and thanksgiving to God. When we give God enjoyment, our own hearts are filled with joy. — William Law
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Terry Virgo: Remember God has accepted us. The gospel of grace is a message of breathtaking freedom. Remember God has accepted us. The gospel of grace is a message of breathtaking freedom. It must be embraced with faith and thanksgiving. You are thoroughly accepted just as you are. Jesus Christ is your righteousness and he is never going to change. He is the same yesterday, today, and forever. When you wake tomorrow, he will still be your righteousness, before you have done anything to enjoy God's favour. You have to earn nothing. Your spirit needs to bask in the brilliant sunlight of this reality. You need to know it inwardly and celebrate it on a daily basis. — Terry Virgo
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Mark Dever: Everything teaches, whether you intend it to or not. The songs teach people doctrine and Everything teaches, whether you intend it to or not. The songs teach people doctrine and proper affections for God. Your prayers (or lack of them) teach people how to pray themselves. The kinds of prayers you pray (or don't pray) teach people about the important differences between prayers of adoration, confession, thanksgiving, and supplication. The way you administer the ordinances teaches people about their meaning, and even the very meaning of the Gospel. Your preaching teaches people how to study and use the Bible appropriately. Everything from the call to worship to the benediction counts as teaching. Teaching is everything. — Mark Dever
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Martin Luther: If the heart has been reformed by the spirit, it makes use of both the If the heart has been reformed by the spirit, it makes use of both the useful and delightful things created and given by God in a holy manner and with thanksgiving. — Martin Luther
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Craig D. Lounsbrough: When surrounded by the ashes of all that I once cherished, despite my best efforts When surrounded by the ashes of all that I once cherished, despite my best efforts I can find no room to be thankful. But standing there amidst endless ash I must remember that although the ashes surround me, God surrounds the ashes. And once that realization settles upon me, I am what I thought I could never be ... I am thankful for ashes. — Craig D. Lounsbrough
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Elisabeth Elliot: Thanksgiving and Christmas then, for us who love God, are not mere time outs from Thanksgiving and Christmas then, for us who love God, are not mere time outs from work days. They are a celebration of the gift of work itself, days on which we celebrate work by declaring our freedom. In a manner of speaking we announce that on this one day we may rest from our work, and without pressure or guilt, we may be glad. A holiday is a holy day-meant for rejoicing in God. — Elisabeth Elliot
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Immanuel Jakobovits, Baron Jakobovits: In all "benedictions", be they expressing plea or thanksgiving, we affirm that God is the In all "benedictions", be they expressing plea or thanksgiving, we affirm that God is the "source" of every bounty we enjoy and of every favour we seek. — Immanuel Jakobovits, Baron Jakobovits
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Leo Tolstoy: They meet, as we shall meet tomorrow, to murder one another; they kill and maim They meet, as we shall meet tomorrow, to murder one another; they kill and maim tens of thousands, and then have thanksgiving services for having killed so many people (they even exaggerate the number), and they announce a victory, supposing that the more people they have killed the greater their achievement. How does God above look at them and hear them?" exclaimed Prince Andrew in a shrill, piercing voice. "Ah, my friend, it has of late become hard for me to live. I see that I have begun to understand too much. And it doesn't do for man to taste of the tree of knowledge of good and evil ... Ah, well, it's not for long!" he added. — Leo Tolstoy
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Gregory Palamas: Prayer changes from entreaty to thanksgiving, and meditation on the divine truths of faith fills Prayer changes from entreaty to thanksgiving, and meditation on the divine truths of faith fills the heart with a sense of jubilation and unimpeachable hope. This hope is a foretaste of future blessings, of which the soul even now receives direct experience, and so it comes to know in part the surpassing richness of God's bounty, in accordance with the Psalmist's words, 'Taste and know that the Lord is bountiful' (Ps. 34:8). For He is the jubilation of the righteous, the joy of the upright, the gladness of the humble, and the solace of those who grieve because of Him. — Gregory Palamas
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Donna Fargo: When we speak our words to God with thanksgiving and release them with the faith When we speak our words to God with thanksgiving and release them with the faith that our requests will be granted, we put ourselves in a position to receive. God does not change and nature's laws are absolute and impartial. Thus, prayer has the potential for changing us. It connects us with God's spirit, and it is the key to His kingdom. Whatever your religious persuasion, it's a good thing to start every day with prayer. — Donna Fargo
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Ellen G. White: In too many households prayer is neglected. Parents feel that they have no time for In too many households prayer is neglected. Parents feel that they have no time for morning and evening worship. They cannot spare a few moments to be spent in thanksgiving to God for his abundant mercies - for the blessed sunshine and the showers of rain, which cause vegetation to flourish, and for the guardianship of holy angels. They have no time to offer prayer for divine help and guidance and for the abiding presence of Jesus in the household. They go forth to labor as the ox or the horse goes, without one thought of God or heaven. They have souls so precious that rather than permit them to be hopelessly lost, the Son of God gave his life to ransom them; but they have little more [144] appreciation of his great goodness than have the beasts that perish. — Ellen G. White
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God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Ann Voskamp: How my eyes see, perspective, is my key to enter into His gates. I can How my eyes see, perspective, is my key to enter into His gates. I can only do so with thanksgiving. If my inner eye has God seeping up through all things, then can't I give thanks for anything? And if I can give thanks for the good things, the hard things, the absolute everything, I can enter the gates to glory. Living in His presence is fullness of joy- and seeing shows the way in. — Ann Voskamp
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By George Whitefield: Numberless marks does man bear in his soul, that he is fallen and estranged from Numberless marks does man bear in his soul, that he is fallen and estranged from God; but nothing gives a greater proof thereof, than that backwardness, which every one finds within himself, to the duty of praise and thanksgiving. — George Whitefield
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Andrew Murray: God, I thank thee, I am not as the rest of men, or even as God, I thank thee, I am not as the rest of men, or even as this publican. It is in that which is just cause for thanksgiving, it is in the very thanksgiving which we render to God, it may be in the very confession that God has done it all, that self finds its cause of complacency. Yes, even when in the temple the language of penitence and trust in God's mercy alone is heard, the Pharisee may take up the note of praise, and in thanking God be congratulating himself. — Andrew Murray
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Ole Hallesby: The Spirit of prayer makes us so intimate with God that we scarcely pass through The Spirit of prayer makes us so intimate with God that we scarcely pass through an experience before we speak to Him about it, either in supplication, in sighing, in pouring out our woes before Him, in fervent requests, or in thanksgiving and adoration. — Ole Hallesby
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Martin Luther: The believing man hath the Holy Ghost; and where the Holy Ghost dwelleth, He will The believing man hath the Holy Ghost; and where the Holy Ghost dwelleth, He will not suffer a man to be idle, butstirreth him up to all exercises of piety and godliness, and of true religion, to the love of God, to the patient suffering of afflictions, to prayer, to thanksgiving, and the exercise of charity towards all men. — Martin Luther
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By David Jeremiah: God cares about you and your needs. Bring them to Him in a spirit of God cares about you and your needs. Bring them to Him in a spirit of worship and thanksgiving, knowing that He is mindful of your place in His creation. — David Jeremiah
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Chuck Smith: We should not take the blessings of God for granted. We should always be careful We should not take the blessings of God for granted. We should always be careful to give God praise and thanksgiving for the work that he does in our lives. — Chuck Smith
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Lailah Gifty Akita: The act of praising and giving thanks to God brings untold blessing. The act of praising and giving thanks to God brings untold blessing. — Lailah Gifty Akita
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Dennis Lehane: The parishioners looked dazed, but happy. The only thing good Catholics love more than God The parishioners looked dazed, but happy. The only thing good Catholics love more than God is a short service. Keep your organ music, your choir, keep your incense and processionals. Give us a priest with one eye on the Bible and the other on the clock, and we'll pack the place like it's a turkey raffle the week before Thanksgiving. — Dennis Lehane
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Philip Yancey: I am learning that mature faith, which encompasses both simple faith and fidelity, works the I am learning that mature faith, which encompasses both simple faith and fidelity, works the opposite of paranoia. It reassembles all the events of life around trust in a loving God. When good things happen, I accept them as gifts from God, worthy of thanksgiving. When bad things happen, I do not take them as necessarily sent by God
I see evidence in the Bible to the contrary
and I find in them no reason to divorce God. Rather, I trust that God can use even those bad things for my benefit. — Philip Yancey
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Shirley Maclaine: You think you have a handle on God, the Universe, and the Great White Light You think you have a handle on God, the Universe, and the Great White Light until you go home for Thanksgiving. In an hour, you realize how far you've got to go and who is the real turkey. — Shirley Maclaine
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Henri J.M. Nouwen: To be able to enjoy fully the many good things the world has to offer, To be able to enjoy fully the many good things the world has to offer, we must be detached from them. To be detached does not mean to be indifferent or uninterested. It means to be non-possessive. Life is a gift to be grateful for and not a property to cling to.
A non-possessive life is a free life. But such freedom is only possible when we have a deep sense of belonging. To whom then do we belong? We belong to God, and the God to whom we belong has sent us into the world to proclaim in his Name that all of creation is created in and by love and calls us to gratitude and joy. That is what the 'detached' life is all about. It is a life in which we are free to offer praise and thanksgiving. — Henri J.M. Nouwen
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Albert J. Beveridge: And we will move forward to our work, not howling out regrets like slaves whipped And we will move forward to our work, not howling out regrets like slaves whipped to their burdens, but with gratitude for a task worthy of our strength, and thanksgiving to Almighty God that He has marked us as His chosen people, henceforth to lead in the regeneration of the world. — Albert J. Beveridge
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Lailah Gifty Akita: We give glory to God of Heaven. We give glory to God of Heaven. — Lailah Gifty Akita
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Peter Julian Eymard: Virgin Immaculate, perfect lover of Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament, we ask you to Virgin Immaculate, perfect lover of Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament, we ask you to obtain for us the graces we need to become true adorers of our Eucharistic God. Grant us, we beg of you, to know Him better, to love Him more, and to center our lives around the Eucharist, that is, to make our whole life a constant prayer of adoration, thanksgiving, reparation, and petition to Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament. Amen. — Peter Julian Eymard
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Shelley Hitz: Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let Your Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let Your requests be made known to God; 7 and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard Your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. - Philippians 4:6-7 — Shelley Hitz
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By David: My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise. Awake up, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early. I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people: I will sing unto thee among the nations. — David
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Robert D. Hales: Prayer is an essential part of conveying appreciation to our Heavenly Father. He awaits our Prayer is an essential part of conveying appreciation to our Heavenly Father. He awaits our expressions of gratefulness each morning and night in sincere, simple prayer from our hearts for our many blessings, gifts, and talents. Through expression of prayerful gratitude and thanksgiving, we show our dependence upon a higher source of wisdom and knowledge - God the Father and his Son, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We are taught to 'live in thanksgiving daily.' (Alma 34:38.) — Robert D. Hales
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Anonymous: I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving. — Anonymous
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By George W. Bush: Thanksgiving is a time for families and friends to gather together and express gratitude for Thanksgiving is a time for families and friends to gather together and express gratitude for all that we have been given, the freedoms we enjoy, and the loved ones who enrich our lives. We recognize that all of these blessings, and life itself, come not from the hand of man but from Almighty God. — George W. Bush
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Jack W. Hayford: Part of the power of song is that it is a beautiful expression of devotion Part of the power of song is that it is a beautiful expression of devotion ... singing releases the pent-up joy and thanksgiving we feel because of God's grace and goodness. — Jack W. Hayford
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Frederick Douglass: I may be deemed superstitious, and even egotistical, in regarding this event as a special I may be deemed superstitious, and even egotistical, in regarding this event as a special interposition of divine Providence in my favor. But I should be false to the earlierst sentiments of my soul, if I suppressed the opinion. I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and incur my own abhorrence. From my earliest recollection, I date the entertainment of a deep conviction that slavery would not always be able to hold me within its foul embrace; and in the darkest hours of my career in slavery, this living word of faith and spirit of hope departed not from me, but remained like ministering angels to cheer me through the gloom. This good spirit was from God, and to him I offer thanksgiving and praise. — Frederick Douglass
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Chris Hodges: Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus" (Philippians 4:6-7). — Chris Hodges
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Warren W. Wiersbe: If life is to have meaning, and if God's will is to be done, all If life is to have meaning, and if God's will is to be done, all of us have to accept who we are and what we are, give it back to God, and thank Him for the way He made us. What I am is God's gift to me; what I do with it is my gift to Him. — Warren W. Wiersbe
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By R.C. Sproul: All of our prayers are to include thanksgiving. Like the leper, we must pause, turn All of our prayers are to include thanksgiving. Like the leper, we must pause, turn back, and give thanks. We are so indebted to God that we can never exhaust our opportunities for expressing gratitude. Forgetting — R.C. Sproul
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Richard Leonard, Sj: Why bother praying? It does not matter if we have developed bad habits in limiting Why bother praying? It does not matter if we have developed bad habits in limiting prayer to only asking for things, but prayer is much, much richer than that. By all means let's keep asking God to keep changing us, but let's also give praise and thanksgiving; crying out in lamentation; affirm our trust and faith; sing of our salvation; and simply wait upon the Lord. There is a way to pray for all seasons under the sun. — Richard Leonard, Sj
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Anonymous: Q The Lord is at hand; 6 r do not be anxious about anything, s Q The Lord is at hand; 6 r do not be anxious about anything, s but in everything by prayer and supplication t with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. — Anonymous
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Craig D. Lounsbrough: Today I must look in the mirror and be thankful for the person who I Today I must look in the mirror and be thankful for the person who I find staring back at me. For although the reflection is terribly imperfect, and I know that full well, God created it with enough room that one day it would be perfect. And if there is nothing else I can find to be thankful for, let me begin here. — Craig D. Lounsbrough
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Randy Alcorn: Perhaps parents' greatest heritage to pass on to their children is the ability to perceive Perhaps parents' greatest heritage to pass on to their children is the ability to perceive the multitude of God's daily blessings and to respond with continual gratitude. We should be "abounding in thanksgiving" (Colossians 2:7). — Randy Alcorn
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Charles Haddon Spurgeon: Wonder at God's merciful love is a very practical emotion. Holy wonder will lead you Wonder at God's merciful love is a very practical emotion. Holy wonder will lead you to grateful worship and heartfelt thanksgiving. It will cause within you godly watchfulness; you will be afraid to sin against such a love as this. — Charles Haddon Spurgeon
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Christina Rossetti: Where there are no God, we would be in this glorious world with grateful hearts Where there are no God, we would be in this glorious world with grateful hearts and no one to thank. — Christina Rossetti
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Anonymous: 3But p sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness q must not even be named 3But p sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness q must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints. 4Let there be r no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, s which are out of place, but instead t let there be thanksgiving. 5For you may be sure of this, that u everyone who is sexually immoral or impure, or who is covetous ( v that is, an idolater), has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God. 6 w Let no one x deceive you with empty words, for because of these things y the wrath of God comes upon z the sons of disobedience. 7Therefore a do not become partners with them; 8for b at one time you were c darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. d Walk as children of light 9(for e the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true), 10and f try to discern — Anonymous
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Jim Elliot: I pray for you, that all your misgivings will be melted to thanksgivings. Remember that I pray for you, that all your misgivings will be melted to thanksgivings. Remember that the shadow a thing casts often far exceeds the size of the thing itself (especially if the light be low on the horizon) and though some future fear may strut brave darkness as you approach, the thing itself will be but a speck when seen from beyond. Oh that He would restore us often with that 'aspect from beyond,' to see a thing as He sees it, to remember that He dealeth with us as with sons. — Jim Elliot
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Benjamin Franklin: That there is one God, who made all things. "That he governs the world by That there is one God, who made all things. "That he governs the world by his providence. "That he ought to be worshiped by adoration, prayer, and thanksgiving. "But that the most acceptable service of God is doing good to man. "That the soul is immortal. "And that God will certainly reward virtue and punish vice, either here or hereafter. — Benjamin Franklin
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Anonymous: Walk in Love EPHESIANS 5 j Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. 2And Walk in Love EPHESIANS 5 j Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. 2And k walk in love, l as Christ loved us and m gave himself up for us, a n fragrant o offering and sacrifice to God. 3But p sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness q must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints. 4Let there be r no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, s which are out of place, but instead t let there be thanksgiving. 5For you may be sure of this, that u everyone who is sexually immoral or impure, or who is covetous ( v that is, an idolater), has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God. 6 w Let no one x deceive you with empty words, for because of these things y the wrath of God comes upon z the sons of disobedience. 7Therefore a do not become partners with them; 8for b at one time you were c darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. d Walk as children of light — Anonymous
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By George W. Bush: Eid is a time of joy, after a season of fasting and prayer and reflection. Eid is a time of joy, after a season of fasting and prayer and reflection. Each year, the end of Ramadan means celebration and thanksgiving for millions of Americans. And your joy during this season enriches the life of our great country. This year, Eid is celebrated at the same time as Hanukkah and Advent. So it's a good time for people of these great faiths, Islam, Judaism and Christianity, to remember how much we have in common: devotion to family, a commitment to care for those in need, a belief in God and His justice, and the hope for peace on earth. — George W. Bush
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Anonymous: For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving: — Anonymous
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Charles R. Swindoll: Acceptance is taking from God's hand absolutely anything He gives, looking into His face in Acceptance is taking from God's hand absolutely anything He gives, looking into His face in trust and thanksgiving. — Charles R. Swindoll
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Phillips Brooks: Let us give thanks to God upon Thanksgiving Day. Nature is beautiful and fellowmen are Let us give thanks to God upon Thanksgiving Day. Nature is beautiful and fellowmen are dear, and duty is close beside us, and God is over us and in us. We want to trust Him with a fuller trust, and so at last to come to that high life where we shall "be careful for nothing, but in everything, by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let our request be made known unto God"; for that, and that alone, is peace. — Phillips Brooks
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Anonymous: Paul thanked God for the Corinthian believers. During the Thanksgiving holiday, we focus on our Paul thanked God for the Corinthian believers. During the Thanksgiving holiday, we focus on our blessings and express our gratitude to God for them. But thanks should be expressed every day. We can never say thank you enough to parents, friends, leaders, and especially to God. When thanksgiving becomes an integral part of your life, you will find that your attitude toward life will change. You will become more positive, gracious, loving, and humble. Whom do you need to thank today? — Anonymous
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Francois Fenelon: Simplicity brings back the joys of Paradise. Not that we have pure pleasure without a Simplicity brings back the joys of Paradise. Not that we have pure pleasure without a moment's suffering, but when we are surrendered to God, we are not grasping for pleasure, and even our troubles are received with thanksgiving. This inner harmony, and this deliverance from fear and the tormenting desires of self, create a satisfaction in the soul which is above all the intoxicating joys of this world put together. — Francois Fenelon
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Michael S. Horton: What we moderns call "addictions" God calls "idols," and all of God's good gifts are What we moderns call "addictions" God calls "idols," and all of God's good gifts are meant to raise our eyes in thanksgiving to our benevolent heavenly Father, not to fix our eyes on the gifts themselves. — Michael S. Horton
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Ann Voskamp: Jesus embraced His not enough ... He gives thanks ... and there is more than Jesus embraced His not enough ... He gives thanks ... and there is more than enough. More than enough. Eucharisteo always precedes the miracle. And who doesn't need a miracle like that everyday? Thanksgiving makes time. The real problem of life is never a lack of time. The real problem of life - in my life - is lack of thanksgiving. Thanksgiving creates abundance; and he miracle of multiplying happens when I give thanks - ... it's giving thanks to God for this moment that multiplies the moments, time made enough. I am thank-full. I am time-full. page 72 — Ann Voskamp
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By George Washington: Houses of Congress have ... requested me to recommend to the people of the United Houses of Congress have ... requested me to recommend to the people of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer, to be observed by acknowledging, with grateful hearts, the many signal favors of Almighty God. — George Washington
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Alexander Schmemann: The Eucharist of Christ and Christ the Eucharist is the "breakthrough" that brings us to The Eucharist of Christ and Christ the Eucharist is the "breakthrough" that brings us to the table in the Kingdom, raises us to heaven, and makes us partakers of the divine food. For eucharist - thanksgiving and praise - is the very form and content of the new life that God granted us when in Christ He reconciled us with Himself. The reconciliation, the forgiveness, the power of life - all this has its purpose and fulfillment in this new state of being, this new style of life which is the Eucharist, the only real life of creation with God and in God, the only true relationship between God and the world. — Alexander Schmemann
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By John Flavel: O what a difference we have seen between our afflictions at our first meeting with O what a difference we have seen between our afflictions at our first meeting with them, and our parting from them! We have entertained them with sighs and tears but parted from them with joy, blessing God for them, as the happy instruments of our good. Thus our fears and sorrows are turned into praises and songs of thanksgiving. — John Flavel
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Anne Rice: He saw the face of his brother on Thanksgiving night, saw Jim's sad weary eyes, He saw the face of his brother on Thanksgiving night, saw Jim's sad weary eyes, and his heart broke, as if his brother were more important than God himself, or God himself was speaking through Jim as he might speak through anyone put in our inevitable or accidental path, anyone who threatened to call us back to ourselves, who looked at us with eyes that reflected a heart as broken as our own, as fragile, as disappointed. — Anne Rice
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Hermann Hesse: Thankfully you tune the strings of your moldering lyre to a moderated, to a passably Thankfully you tune the strings of your moldering lyre to a moderated, to a passably joyful, nay, to an even delighted psalm of thanksgiving and with it bore your quiet, flabby and slightly stupefied half-and-half god of contentment; and in the thick warm air of a contented boredom and very welcome painlessness the nodding mandarin of a half-and-half god and the nodding middle-aged gentleman who sings his muffled psalm look as like each other as two peas. — Hermann Hesse
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Dennis G. Michno: If one asks "Why do we need ceremonial or ritual?" the answer is simply to If one asks "Why do we need ceremonial or ritual?" the answer is simply to ensure order so that the liturgy may speak to the hearts of people directly and not confuse them in the name of relevance or freedom. It is the role and obligation of the celebrant at liturgical rites to ensure that the atmosphere in which the liturgy is celebrated is one that will not impede an awareness of the presence of God, an atmosphere that will allow the Word of God to be heard with understanding, and, most importantly, an atmosphere that will allow the sacramental action to work clearly and directly while at the same time acknowledging mystery, the presence of "the Other" in our worship. Thanksgiving for our community in Christ as the people of God, proclamation of the Gospel, and celebration of the Gospel sacraments: these define the function of liturgy. — Dennis G. Michno
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By John Clayton: Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another. — John Clayton
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By E. M. Bounds: Thanksgiving is oral, positive, active. It is the giving out of something to God. Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is oral, positive, active. It is the giving out of something to God. Thanksgiving comes out into the open. Gratitude is secret, silent, negative, passive, not showing its being till expressed in praise and thanksgiving. Gratitude is felt in the heart. Thanksgiving is the expression of that inward feeling. — E. M. Bounds
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Israelmore Ayivor: A little "thank you" that you will say to someone for a "little favour" shown A little "thank you" that you will say to someone for a "little favour" shown to you is a key to unlock the doors that hide unseen "greater favours". Learn to say "thank you" and why not? — Israelmore Ayivor
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By James Strand: Prayers offered in faith and then followed by songs of thanksgiving, praise and worship are Prayers offered in faith and then followed by songs of thanksgiving, praise and worship are an expression of our faith and love for God. Joy results when you have faith in the greatness of God and his power to deliver and save you and others from adverse circumstances and enemies. — James Strand
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Phil Callaway: I am a Christian because of God's grace. I find it in no other faith I am a Christian because of God's grace. I find it in no other faith system. The Christian gospel is rather simple. I love the way Tim Keller puts it: "I am so flawed that Jesus had to die for me, yet I am so loved and valued that Jesus was glad to die for me." The result is that I neither swagger nor snivel; I live with thanksgiving, overwhelmed and overjoyed by grace. This path seems to lead us to a place of needing to be noticed less often, and being less concerned with how we're thought of. — Phil Callaway
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By David Bentley: This is the path of prayer-contemplative prayer, that is, as distinct from simple prayers of This is the path of prayer-contemplative prayer, that is, as distinct from simple prayers of supplication and thanksgiving-which is a specific discipline of thought, desire, and action, one that frees the mind from habitual prejudices and appetites, and allows it to dwell in the gratuity and glory of all things. As an old monk on Mount Athos once told me, contemplative prayer is the art of seeing reality as it truly is; and, if one has not yet acquired the ability to see God in all things, one should not imagine that one will be able to see God in himself. — David Bentley
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By John Steinbeck: You may thank God you didn't want to be an actor, Tom, because you would You may thank God you didn't want to be an actor, Tom, because you would have been a very bad one. You worked it out at Thanksgiving, I guess, when you were all together. And it's working smooth as butter. I see Will's hand in this. Don't tell me if you don't want to."
"I wasn't in favor of it," said Tom.
"It doesn't sound like you," his father said. "You'd be for scattering the truth out in the sun for me to see. Don't tell the others I know." He turned away and then came back and put his hand on Tom's shoulder. "Thank you for wanting to honor me with the truth, my son. It's not clever but it's more permanent. — John Steinbeck
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Pope Benedict XVI: True worship is the living human being, who has become a total answer to God, True worship is the living human being, who has become a total answer to God, shaped by God's healing and transforming word. And true priesthood is therefore the ministry of word and sacrament that transforms people in to an offering to God and makes the cosmos into praise and thanksgiving to the Creator and Redeemer. — Pope Benedict XVI
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Jerry Bridges: Giving thanks to God for both His temporal and spiritual blessings in our lives is Giving thanks to God for both His temporal and spiritual blessings in our lives is not just a nice thing to do - it is the moral will of God. Failure to give Him the thanks due Him is sin. — Jerry Bridges
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Jean Vanier: A community is only being created when its members accept that they are not going A community is only being created when its members accept that they are not going to achieve great things, that they are not going to be heroes, but simply live each day with new hope, like children, in wonderment as the sun rises and in thanksgiving as it sets. Community is only being created when they have recognized that the greatness of man is to accept his insignificance, his human condition and his earth, and to thank God for having put in a finite body the seeds of eternity which are visible in small and daily gestures of love and forgiveness. The beauty of man is in this fidelity to the wonder of each day. — Jean Vanier
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Harry S. Truman: We are profoundly grateful for the blessings bestowed upon us: the preservation of our freedom, We are profoundly grateful for the blessings bestowed upon us: the preservation of our freedom, so dearly bought and so highly prized; our opportunities for human welfare and happiness, so limitless in their scope; our material prosperity, so far surpassing that of earlier years; and our private spiritual blessings, so deeply cherished by all. For these we offer fervent thanks to God. — Harry S. Truman
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By John Wesley: Thanksgiving is inseparable from true prayer; it is almost essentially connected with it. One who Thanksgiving is inseparable from true prayer; it is almost essentially connected with it. One who always prays is ever giving praise, whether in ease or pain, both for prosperity and for the greatest adversity. He blesses God for all things, looks on them as coming from Him, and receives them for His sake- not choosing nor refusing, liking or disliking,anything, but only as it is agreeable or disagreeable to His perfect will. — John Wesley
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By John Calvin: Joy and thanksgiving expressed in prayer and praise according to the Word of God are Joy and thanksgiving expressed in prayer and praise according to the Word of God are the heart of the Church's worship. — John Calvin
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Anne Lamott: ... .but at the same time, they got a miracle. It wasn't the kind that ... .but at the same time, they got a miracle. It wasn't the kind that comes on a Macy's Thanksgiving Day float. And it wasn't the one that they wanted, where God would reach down from the sky and touch their girl with a magic wand and restore her to perfect health. Maybe that will still happen-who knows? I wouldn't put anything past God, because he or she is one crafty mother. Still, they did get a miracle, one of those dusty little red-wagon miracles, and they understand this. — Anne Lamott
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Sunday Adelaja: God doesn't call you to be a minister, who worries, suffers and weeps. He calls God doesn't call you to be a minister, who worries, suffers and weeps. He calls you to accomplish whatever He's called you to by His grace, with thanksgiving. — Sunday Adelaja
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Robert Farrar Capon: O the sad frugality of the middle-income mind. O the humorless neatness of an intellectuality O the sad frugality of the middle-income mind. O the humorless neatness of an intellectuality which buys mass-produced candlesticks and carefully puts one at each end of every philosophical mantlepiece! How far it lies from the playfulness of Him who composed such odd and needless variations on the themes of leaf and backbone, eye and nose! A thousand praises that it has only lately managed to lay its cold hand on the wines, the sauces, and the cheeses of the world! A hymn of thanksgiving that it could not reach into the depths of the sea to clamp its grim simplicities over the creatures that swim luminously in the dark! A shout of rejoicing for the fish who wears his eyeballs at the ends of long stalks, and for the jubilant laughter of the God who holds him in life with a daily bravo at the bravura of his being! — Robert Farrar Capon
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By J. Brent Bill: This gathered worship, as Quakers call it, is not only absence of noise. Gathered worship This gathered worship, as Quakers call it, is not only absence of noise. Gathered worship springs from the reverent, silent expectation that God will come among the people. The silence deepens as we feel ourselves drawn beautifully to God and each other. Our hearts and souls burst with thanksgiving-a thanksgiving best expressed by silence. Silence growing from awe is the natural human response to hints of the Divine. — J. Brent Bill
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Craig D. Lounsbrough: With God, what's possible will always be infinitely greater than what we believe to be With God, what's possible will always be infinitely greater than what we believe to be probable. And we can be thankful that such a reality means that where we see a wall, God wishes to unveil a horizon. — Craig D. Lounsbrough
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Anonymous: Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to our God forever and ever! Amen. — Anonymous
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Francis Collins: Prayer is, for me, not an opportunity to ask God to do stuff for me. Prayer is, for me, not an opportunity to ask God to do stuff for me. Prayer is an opportunity to open myself, to try and understand his will, and oftentimes it's a prayer of thanksgiving, and sometimes it's a prayer of supplication, and sometimes it is just worship. — Francis Collins
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Almighty God, who hast given us this good land for our heritage; We humbly beseech Almighty God, who hast given us this good land for our heritage; We humbly beseech Thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of Thy favor and glad to do Thy will. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Andy Murray: Let us thank God heartily as often as we pray that we have His Spirit Let us thank God heartily as often as we pray that we have His Spirit in us to teach us to pray. Thanksgiving will draw our hearts out to God and keep us engaged with Him; it will take our attention from ourselves and give the Spirit room in our hearts. — Andy Murray
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Henry Edward Manning: Gratitude consists of a watchful, minute attention to the particulars of our state, and to Gratitude consists of a watchful, minute attention to the particulars of our state, and to the multitudes of God's gifts, taken one by one. It fills us with a consciousness that God loves and cares for us, even to the least event and smallest need of life. It is a blessed thought that from our childhood God has been laying his fatherly hands upon us, and always in benediction, and that even the strokes of his hands are blessings, and among the chiefest we have ever received. — Henry Edward Manning
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Charles R. Swindoll: The secret to responsible trust is acceptance. Acceptance is taking from God's hand absolutely anything The secret to responsible trust is acceptance. Acceptance is taking from God's hand absolutely anything He gives, looking into His face in trust and thanksgiving, knowing that the confinement of the hedge we're in is good and for His glory. Even though what we're enduring may be painful, it's good simply because God Himself has allowed it. — Charles R. Swindoll
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Ronald Reagan: It was the hard work of our people, the freedom they enjoyed and their faith It was the hard work of our people, the freedom they enjoyed and their faith in God that built this country and made it the envy of the world. In all of our great cities and towns evidence of the faith of our people is found: houses of worship of every denomination are among the oldest structures. While never willing to bow to a tyrant, our forefathers were always willing to get to their knees before God. When catastrophe threatened, they turned to God for deliverance. When the harvest was bountiful the first thought was thanksgiving to God. — Ronald Reagan
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Ann Voskamp: Are stress and worry evidence of a soul too lazy, too undisciplined, to keep gaze Are stress and worry evidence of a soul too lazy, too undisciplined, to keep gaze fixed on God? — Ann Voskamp
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Norman Vincent Peale: I truly believe that the individual who learns to practice thanksgiving activates within himself and I truly believe that the individual who learns to practice thanksgiving activates within himself and around himself continuous victories and blessings from God. — Norman Vincent Peale
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Billy Graham: May you also remember this Thanksgiving not only the obvious gifts that God has given May you also remember this Thanksgiving not only the obvious gifts that God has given you, but His spiritual blessings, as well. The greatest gift of all is Jesus Christ, and the salvation God offers us in Him. — Billy Graham
God And Thanksgiving Sayings By Nancy Wilson: In the average home there is much work to be done, and God does not In the average home there is much work to be done, and God does not approve of laziness. But beware thinking that your schedule (whether it is a homeschooling schedule or feeding-the-baby schedule) is inspired by the Holy Spirit. Life in our homes should be characterized by joy and thanksgiving so that children are taught and nourished in a way that takes their souls into account. — Nancy Wilson