Philippians 4:5-7      NIV

November 27, 2020 – Friday  The Day After Thanksgiving Day Philippians 4:5-7      NIV 5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.  6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Comment In the NIV, this is the last verse containing the word thanksgiving and it is somewhat unusual. Why…
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Thanksgiving Day 2020

November 26, 2020 – Thursday  Thanksgiving Day Psalm 69:30      NIV I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving. Psalm 100:4      NIV Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. 1 Corinthians 10:16      NIV Is not the cup of thanksgiving for which we give thanks a participation in the blood of Christ? And is not the bread that we break a participation in the body of Christ? Comment…

Ezra 3:11      NIV

November 25, 2020 – Wednesday  Thanksgiving Eve Ezra 3:11      NIV 11 With praise and thanksgiving they sang to the Lord: “He is good; his love toward Israel endures forever.” And all the people gave a great shout of praise to the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid. Comment Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day, today is Thanksgiving Eve, and of course Friday is the day after Thanksgiving so in honor of Thanksgiving I would like to do three days…
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Thanksgiving Post – 28 November 2019

November 28, 2019 – Thursday THANKSGIVING This is a repost from Thanksgiving five years ago, November 27, 2014 – Thursday Comments on Thanksgiving Day – There are 40 references to Thanksgiving in the Bible – 31 are in the OT (13 in Psalms alone) and 9 are in the NT – The first 4 in the Old Testament  are in Leviticus – In the New Testament 3 are in 2 Corinthians, 1 in Philippians, 2 in Colossians, 2 in 1…