Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

The First Thanksgiving: The Back Story

Of Plimoth Plantation by William Bradford “In this precious volume…is told the noble, simple story ‘of Plimoth Plantation.’ In the midst of suffering and privation and anxiety the pious hand of William Bradford here set down in ample detail the … Continue reading

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A Godly Person is a Thankful Person: The Godly Man’s Picture

The Godly Man’s Picture Drawn with a Scripture Pencil by Thomas Watson “Praise and thanksgiving is the work of heaven and he begins that work here which he will always be doing in heaven…None but the godly can praise God … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving resources for families

Thanksgiving Proclamation Issued by President George Washington, at the request of Congress, on October 3, 1789:   Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for … Continue reading

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In Everything by Prayer, without Grumbling, but with Thanksgiving

“Therefore by Him let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name” (Hebrews 13:15). Over the past four months I have been diligently and eagerly searching for … Continue reading

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Still Learning to be Content in the Material World

“In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (I Thess. 5:18). “Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever” (I Chron. 16:34). “It is good … Continue reading

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Learning Contentment in a Material World: The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment

The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment by Jeremiah Burroughs “Christian contentment is that sweet, inward, quiet, gracious frame of spirit, which freely submits to and delights in God’s wise and fatherly disposal in every condition.” With Thanksgiving coming up this … Continue reading

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