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  • Cultivating A Grateful Heart

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Nov 16, 2005
    based on 15 ratings

    I think we learn several things about gratitude when we look at the story of the ten lepers and Jesus.

    Cultivating a Grateful Heart Luke 17:11-19 INTRODUCTION... Inventions ( We live in an amazing world. We have so much and so many things to make our lives easier. We should be thankful that we live in this modern technological age! Did you realize that until 1750, more

  • Psalm 100

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Nov 16, 2005
    based on 75 ratings

    What if God treated us the way we treat Him? Inspired by Melvin Newland.

    One of the most beautiful Psalms of thanksgiving is the 100th PSALM. Listen to the words as I read it. ‘Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come before Him with joyful songs. Know the Lord is god. It is He who made us, and we are His; we are His people, more

  • Commitment To Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 16, 2005
    based on 1,062 ratings

    We have it so good. We enjoy it so much. We express it so little.

    INTRO.- ILL.- One man wrote, “The day before Christmas became a thanksgiving day for my family. The station wagon was packed with kids and travel stuff for the 400-mile trip to Grandma’s. As is our custom, before leaving we asked God to protect us on the road. He did, but in an unusual way. more

  • The Truth About Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Nov 16, 2005
    based on 117 ratings

    Thanksgiving Day Sermon

    THE TRUTH ABOUT THANKSGIVING A young woman teacher with obvious liberal tendencies explains to her class of small children that she is an atheist. She asks her class if they are atheists too. Not really knowing what atheism is but wanting to be like their teacher, their hands explode into the air more

  • Reasons To Give Thanks

    Contributed by John Harvey on Nov 16, 2005
    based on 26 ratings

    A look at why we should be thankful to God.

    “REASONS TO GIVE THANKS” November 20, 2005 Intro: As you know, this coming week is Thanksgiving. It is a time when we gather with family, enjoy some great food and usually end up sleeping through a football game. Let me share with you some of the facts and figures behind this holiday. In more

  • What We Are To Be Thankful For

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Nov 17, 2005
    based on 16 ratings

    To be thankful for all things

    It is interesting to note that it wasn’t until we were at war, the Civil War to be exact, that our Thanksgiving holiday was officially recognized by Congress. It had started in the small Plymouth Colony in 1621 when the English Pilgrims feasted with members of the Indians who brought gifts of food more

  • The Thanksgiving Feast

    Contributed by Keith Foskey on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 27 ratings

    ***Did you know that Thanksgiving may be the most Biblical of all holidays?

    The Thanksgiving Feast 1 Thessalonians 5:18 INTRODUCTION: The first American Thanksgiving didn’t occur in 1621 when a group of Pilgrims shared a feast with a group of friendly Indians. The first recorded thanksgiving took place in Virginia more than 11 years earlier, and it wasn’t a feast. The more

  • Giving Thanks

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Apr 14, 2005
    based on 19 ratings

    A Thanksgiving sermon

    "GIVING THANKS ALWAYS FOR ALL THINGS UNTO GOD AND THE FATHER IN THE NAME OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST." Shakespeare wrote, "How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is to have a thankless child!" True! But how much more unnatural and repugnant is ingratitude in those who have become sons and more

  • How Grateful Are You?

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Jul 14, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    The importance of a grateful heart.

    How Grateful Are You? Luke 7:36-48 November 21, 2004 Luke 7:36-48 (NLT) One of the Pharisees asked Jesus to come to his home for a meal, so Jesus accepted the invitation and sat down to eat. [37] A certain immoral woman heard he was there and brought a beautiful jar filled with expensive more

  • The Attitude Of Gratitude

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jul 27, 2005
    based on 13 ratings

    Attitude of gratitude releases dynamic power Surviving Power Reviving Power Striving Power Arriving Power

    The Attitude Of Gratitude - Deff. -- Of Thanksgiving -- To make acknowledgment with praise Heb. 13:15 By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of [our] more

  • Where Are The Thankful?

    Contributed by Billy Kryger on Aug 7, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    Thanksgiving Message

    INTRODUCTION: In our text ten lepers are healed but only one returns to give the Lord Jesus the proper thanks for his healing touch upon them. If you figure it out percentage wise, only one out of ten, or 10% came back to thank Christ for what He had done. Lets not be guilty of being part of that more

  • Thanksgiving – Your Heart Condition

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Mar 1, 2006
    based on 138 ratings

    THANKSGIVING – Your Heart Condition Thanksgiving is much more than a holiday celebration; it is more heart condition! It is more than a celebration of food; it is the celebration of faith!

    THANKSGIVING – Your Heart Condition • Philippians 4:4-9 (NIV) Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! [5] Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. [6] Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your more

  • I Could Be Thankful - 'if ...'

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Nov 17, 2005
    based on 71 ratings

    A 2-step formula to help us realize an attitude of gratitude.

    The Pilgrims didn’t have too much of anything, did they? They had no transportation, they had no indoor plumbing, and they didn’t even have nice homes. Yet they saw reasons to give thanks to God for the many blessings they did have. What were some of the blessings He gave to the Pilgrims? more

  • Never Satisfied - [gratefulness, Thanksgiving]

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Nov 17, 2005
    based on 153 ratings

    The Bible gives us 4 things which are never satisfied, and then tells us where true satisfaction comes from. Link included to formatted text and PowerPoint Presentation.

    NEVER SATISFIED Proverbs 30:15-16 PowerPoint for this and all our sermons available at ----- As we approach Thanksgiving, let’s turn our hearts toward the idea of satisfaction. It is found only in Christ. Our text lists four areas that are never more

  • Why Should We Be Thankful?

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Nov 17, 2005
    based on 78 ratings

    3 Scriptural reasons in this 10 min. devotional sets the stage for a testimony service for Thanksgiving and praises. Link included to formatted text and PowerPoint Template.

    WHY SHOULD WE BE THANKFUL Psalm 100 Ps 95:2 Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms. Psalms 106:1 Praise ye the LORD. O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. 1 Chr 29:13 Now therefore, our God, more