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  • Thanks Be To God Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 16, 2010
    based on 42 ratings

    In this message, I want us to consider specifically the words “Thanks be to God.” Let’s see what Paul said we were to be thankful for. 1- Thanks be to God for victory over sin 2- Thanks be to God for victory over death 3- Thanks be to God for victory

    Romans 1:21 “For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened.” INTRO.- Many people don’t give thanks to God. They may be thankful, but not to God, which is a big more

  • Give Thanks

    Contributed by Stephen Sheane on Oct 7, 2010
    based on 7 ratings

    Of the 10 lepers only one returned to give thanks. Thankfulness is remembering, returning and living to give thanks.

    GIVE THANKS A man writing at the post office desk was approached by an older fellow who had a post card in his hand. The old man said, "Sir, could you please address this post card for me?" The man gladly did so, and he agreed to write a short message on the post card, and he even signed it for more

  • But Where Are The Nine? Series

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Oct 17, 2010
    based on 11 ratings

    One day, Jesus healed ten lepers, but only one of them returned to give thanks. Where are the other nine?

    BUT WHERE ARE THE NINE? OPENING SCRIPTURE: “Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever. Let the redeemed of the Lord say so, Whom He has redeemed from the hand of the enemy… Oh, that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness, And for His more

  • Three Reasons To Give Thanks

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Nov 20, 2009
    based on 16 ratings

    What does Thanksgiving mean to you?

    November 22, 2009 Morning Worship Text: Philippians 4:4-7 Subject: Thanksgiving Title: Thanksgiving – Really? Three Reasons to Give Thanks The holiday season is right around the corner. Time to begin preparing for the New Year’s diet. On Thursday we will celebrate Thanksgiving – a more

  • One Gave Thanks

    Contributed by Chris Kelly on Nov 21, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    The one leper who returned to give thanks encourages me to be thankful in 6 ways.

    One Gave Thanks November 22, 2009 I heard about an episode of the Simpsons, where the family was sitting down for supper and Homer asked Bart to give thanks before the meal. Bart bowed his head and said, “Dear God, we paid for all this stuff ourselves… so thanks for nothing.” Now to some more

  • How To Say Thanks Series

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Oct 23, 2008
    based on 21 ratings

    The Word of God teaches clearly how we can say thanks to God, Christ and be enabled by the Holy Spirit to express gratitude to the blood purchased Body of Christ.

    Turn your Bible to Colossians 2:7 Title: How to Say Thanks Theme: Expressing Thankfulness to the Body of Christ Series: Full Measure of Thanksgiving Introduction: Appreciation raises value. William James said, “The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.” more

  • Thank You, Lord

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Nov 16, 2008
    based on 37 ratings

    A sermon of thanksgiving. Communion meditation will be placed at

    Have you ever thought about how most of us offer our thanks when something good is done to, or for, us? Most Americans say a quick ‘thank you’ and then we instantly go on to other things. Rarely do we ever spend any real or quality time thanking someone for what they have done. When the more

  • From Thanksgiving To Thanksliving

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Nov 23, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    We can control our complaining to the extent we are actively involved in thanksliving.

    From Thanksgiving to Thanksliving 1 Chronicles 16 Rev. Brian Bill 11/23/08 There’s something within us that resists giving thanks, isn’t there? It’s far easier to complain and be in conflict than it is to live a life of thanks. I’d like to propose that we can control our complaining to the more

  • Why Thanksgiving?

    Contributed by Philip Cunningham Iii on Nov 23, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    A simple explanation for why we as American Christians celebrate Thanksgiving

    Why Thanksgiving? A. In 1621, at Plymouth Plantation – near Plymouth Rock – a group of Pilgrims gathered together in what was then called “The New World” to celebrate Thanksgiving. 1. These Pilgrims were just completing their first year in America. 2. 102 of these salty people had boarded more

  • A Thankful Hope Series

    Contributed by Allen James on Nov 6, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    A sermon series in Colossians tracing the word "Eucharisteo = to give thanks." This message reveals Paul’s thankfulness for the hope of the Colossians.

    A Thankful Faith • Colossians 1:3-8 SERIES INTRODUCTION: meaning of “eucharist = to give thanks” INTRODUCTION: Often times when we give thanks, we focus upon the blessings we have RECEIVED which are often times TEMPORARY. In this passage, Paul gives thanks for the blessing OF OTHERS which more

  • One Reason To Be Thankful

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Nov 9, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    From Paul’s opening words to Colossi discover one great reason to be thankful.

    One Reason to Be Thankful Colossians 1:3-6 THINGS I’M THANKFUL FOR "... .the mess to clean after a party because it means I have been surrounded by friends. .the taxes I pay because it means that I’m employed. .the clothes that fit a little too snug because it means I have enough to more

  • Excellence In Lordship And Thanksgiving Series

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Nov 19, 2003
    based on 88 ratings

    Have you given all to the Lord? Does the level of your gratitude indicate it?

    INTRODUCTION Opening Statement: Many of Paul’s letters were what we call occasional letters, i.e., some specific problem or need prompted the writing of the letter. Unfortunately, we don’t always know what those problems or needs were; we only have Paul’s responses. So, we’re hearing only one more

  • Thanksgiving Worship

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Nov 24, 2003
    based on 84 ratings

    The message simply encourages particiapatory thanksgiving by the people of the congregation.

    Thanksgiving Worship 1 Chronicles 16:7-36 November 23, 2003 Intro: A. Welcome to our Thanksgiving Worship at Somerset Church! B. [Getting Around to God, Citation: Joel Gregory, "The Unlikely Thanker," Preaching Today, Tape No. 110.] One Thanksgiving season a family was seated around their more

  • Comparision - Toxic To The Soul

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Nov 29, 2003
    based on 61 ratings

    There is something that is toxic to the soul (to use a phrase by Dr. Andrew McQuitty, pastor of Irving Bible Church) to Christians and non-Christians alike, to those in professional fields and to those in agricultural vocations. It’s called COMPARISION.

    INTRODUCTION Opening Statement: Have you ever asked the question “Why me?” You’ve done your best but your best never seems to be good enough. You’ve worked just as hard, paid just as many dues, slogged through just as many valleys and hard places, as the other guy, yet you never seem to be able to more

  • Thank Him For The Bad Times

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Nov 20, 2011
    based on 57 ratings

    It’s easy to thank God when everything is going good. It’s not so easy to thank God when everything is going wrong. During these times it’s hard to be thankful. Yet the Bible clearly teaches that we are to be thankful for even the bad times.

    Thank Him for the Bad Times 1 Thessalonians 5:15-23 “In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” (5:18) We always find that is easy to thank God when everything is going good. It is not so easy to thank God when everything appears to be more