Thank God Quotes (46 quotes)
We Are to Thank God in All Things
Every November Americans come together to celebrate Thanksgiving. It is a day for thankful reflection. Every November Americans gather with family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. It is a day off of work and school, a day for thankful reflection. In American schools, children learn about the pilgrims who left their homeland and all that was dear to them, to sail to America. After their safe arrival in the New World, and a somewhat peaceful coexistence with the native peoples, they celebrated by enjoying a bountiful feast together. One particularly interesting fact about those first observances is that a Thanksgiving Day was only celebrated when the settlers had received favorable circumstances, such as military victory or the end of a drought— but not if these things were lacking.
Are you thankful no matter what? Perhaps you have lost your job recently, as the economy has continued to struggle. Or you may have lost your health, or a loved one. Such circumstances can be tremendously difficult. But even so, we all have much to be thankful for. The next footsteps in the corridor, he knew, might be those of the guards taking him away to his execution.
To give thanks seems like such a simple matter. Yet at certain times in our lives, giving thanks to the Lord can be hard for us. In the New Testament, the apostle Paul wrote about giving thanks at least 46 times. Surely he was touching something particular regarding this matter. Throughout his epistles, Paul encouraged us to give thanks. But perhaps his most challenging charge is in 1 Thessalonians So we happily give thanks.
Teaching Our Children What the Bible Says about Gratitude, and How to Express It!
I remember reading this verse with one of our boys when he was small and he was confused. I have to be praying all the time? In reading and praying more over it, I was able to tell my son and myself this truth:. This time of year, as Thanksgiving approaches, we see people sharing their gratitude all over the place. He was talking about a state of mind that starts with our trust in Jesus and belief that God works out all things for good for those who love Him Romans
Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. KJV joy prayer. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. Philippians Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. Colossians And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. New International Version give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. English Standard Version give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. This is what God wants you to do. Good News Translation be thankful in all circumstances.