IT’S TIME TO GIVE THANKS……

KEEPING THANKS IN THANKSGIVING

November 22, 2020

Pastors Bill Stevenson and Justin Mosher

 

1 Chronicles 29:16

 

“Everything has come from You and everything belongs

to you.”  1 Chronicles 29:16 (NCV)

 

            I’M GRATEFUL TO GOD …

 

1.   FOR THE _______________ HE’S SHOWN TO ME.

      “You have been saved by grace through believing.  You did not save yourselves; it was a gift from God.”  Ephesians 2:8 (NCV)

 

      “I will… not forget the glorious things God does for me.  He forgives all my sins.  He heals me.  He ransoms me from hell.  He surrounds me with love … He fills my life with good things … He is merciful and tender toward those who don’t deserve it; He is slow to get angry … He never bears a grudge … He has not punished us as we deserve for our sins.”  Psalms 103:2-11 (LB)

 

2.  FOR THE ___________________ HE HAS FOR ME.

“`I have good plans for you,’ says the Lord, `I don’t plan to hurt you.  I plan to give you hope and a good future.’” 

Jeremiah 29:11 (ICB)

 

3.  FOR THE _______________ HE’S PREPARED FOR ME.

      “We know that our body…will be destroyed.  But when that happens, God will have a house for us.  It will not be a house made by human hands; instead, it will be a home in heaven that will last forever.”  2 Corinthians 5:1 (NCV)

 

      “God has reserved for His children the priceless gift of eternal life; it is kept in heaven for you, pure and undefiled, beyond the reach of change and decay.  And God, in His mighty power, will make sure that you get there safely to receive it because you are trusting Him…  So be truly glad.”  1 Peter 1:4-6 (LB)

 

4.   FOR THE ___________________ HE’S MAKING IN ME.

      “For God is working in you, giving you the desire to obey Him and the power to do what pleases him.”  Philippines 2:13 (NLT)

 

      “And as the Spirit of the Lord works within us, we become more and more like Him.”  2 Corinthians 3:18 (LB)

 

HOW TO GIVE THANKS TO GOD

 

1.  by _________________

      “Sing out your thanks to Him; sing praises to our God …” 

Psalms 147:7 (LB)

 

2.  BY _________________

      “Since we have a Kingdom that nothing can destroy, let us please God by serving Him with thankful hearts.”  Hebrews 12:28 (LB)

 

3.  BY _________________

Give an offering to show thanks to God.  Give him what you promised.”  Psalms. 50:14 (NCV)

 

“Celebrate the Harvest Festival, to honor the Lord your God by bringing Him a freewill offering in proportion to the blessing He has given you.”  Deuteronomy 16:10 (GN)

  • Review my commitment        
  • Renew my commitment
  • Out-do my commitment

 

4.  BY __________________

      “Thank the Lord!  Praise His name!  Tell the world about His wondrous love and how mighty He is!”  Isaiah 12:4 (LB)

 

NOTES: _________________________________________________

 

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