Sermons on Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving and generosity are linked. It begins with a thankful heart, which leads to a generous spirit, which builds even more thankfulness; at least it is supposed to work that way!
How can we give thanks, always, and for everything? That’s what we’re told we’re supposed to do…
Giving thanks takes effort; effort that is needed to replace our natural tendency to complain with the spiritual tendency to give thanks.
You will play like you practice. It is a statement that almost every coach in the world has said, at one time or another. It is common, because it is so true. This truth applies not just in sports, but also in our spiritual lives. We need to practice being thankful.
Being thankful, especially for those things that we’ve come to expect, can be challenging. However, if we’ll simply look for them…
God’s people are called to be thankful. As a Christian, our thankfulness should come out as we sing, as we call upon the Lord, and as we tell others about what Jesus has done for us. A failure to do these things may indicate that we aren’t truly thankful…
Being thankful requires us to have a proper relationship with Jesus Christ. Having that relationship correct requires us to have the right attitudes–and it all comes back to what we choose to “wear” as an attitude.
Giving thanks ought to be easy, unless you consider giving thanks to an Almighty God is possibly a little beyond just saying, “Thank you.”
How do you say, “Thank you” to God? Does it take more than merely saying the words? Being thankful has more to do with attitude and choice than it does any kind of emotional response. Are you expressing thankfulness?