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We are owed nothing, but are given everything. Offer your blessings back to God with thanksgiving. We are made to offer our lives, and all that is in them, back to God in thanksgiving. This is why we pray before meals—we acknowledge ...

Author: Dr. Louis NgomoOkitembo

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781469192239

Category: Religion

Page: 252

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Giving thanks in everything makes people happier, strengthens relationships, improves well-being and health, reduces stress and comply with Gods will in Jesus-Christ. Counting blessings, noticing simple pleasures, and acknowledging everything that we receive every day as a gift from God is a power that changes Lives. Giving thanks can change someones life from worst to better. Gratitude helps to see every thing in Gods perspective. Learning how to say "THANK YOU" in all circumstances constitutes the most effective way to put into action the transformative power of the daily gratitude.
2012-05-08 By Dr. Louis NgomoOkitembo

And to give thanks for that ... an incredible moment ... some have gone before us and yet they are still with us now ... as is God. And on Thanksgiving time we come together from different paths, through different highways to be ...

Author: Eugene St. Martin, Jr.

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781491767313

Category: Fiction

Page: 86

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This book is a person’s journey to discern what “Christmas” is about. Every year at Christmas time the groundskeeper E.C. feels the pressure of Christmas. And each year he does what he can to step back and see what Christmas is really all about and what does it mean in his life. Each year he writes a story about it. And these are a collection of his stories over these past years. Also E.C. works in the field of tennis. He helps take care of tennis courts so people can play tennis and learn tennis. In the parks he helps teach tennis and plays tennis.He is working to learn more about what tennis is about .And this book is about that also.And also in this book E.C. uses his pictures to further discern what is important in his life and in life. The pictures describe the things he thinks are important. He hopes it will help others to determine what is really important to them in life..to help them find their path in life..their meaning...their purpose..our purpose.
2015-06-20 By Eugene St. Martin, Jr.

Thanksgiving. All that we have, including the very air we breath, comes from the hand of God, yet, many of us, if we are ... Save us, O God our Savior; gather us and deliver usfrom the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name, ...

Author: Stephen Grunlan

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781592447794

Category: Religion

Page: 58

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There are hundreds of prayers recorded in the Bible. As we read these prayers by people in the Bible we find they faced the same everyday situations we face and said what we want to say. We can use their words to help us communicate with God. When we struggle to express ourselves to God, it helps to see how others addressed him in similar circumstances. Dr. Stephen Grunlan has compiled these prayers by topic and written an introduction for each topic. He has made available the prayers from Scripture for our everyday use.
2004-08-02 By Stephen Grunlan

He wants us to give thanks in the good times because thanksgiving promotes God's glory and develops humility in us. ... We celebrate Thanksgiving Day, but as Christians, we should give thanks every day of the year because our God ...

Author: Rayol John Augustus Ph.D.

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 9781973661788

Category: Religion

Page: 244

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It is God’s will for us to be prosperous. Everyone has financial fears, and some of us have faith. Faith and fear cannot reside in the same body. God guarantees our prosperity and says in Philippians 4:19, “God will meet all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus.” Yes, he will do his part as long as we do ours by following God’s laws of prosperity from faith to stewardship. Many of us make financial decisions based on fear of the future instead of trusting that God will provide for them. Although we are challenged daily with doubts and concerns for our financial future, we must never doubt that God is in complete control. The author has realized that learning God’s biblical prosperity principles and practicing them actually makes us better Christians. We are poor only because we do not ask God for our prosperity and we do not ask for it according to his way. Gratitude and prayer are inseparable, as well as our self-talk and prayer. As children of God, we have been promised his blessings. All we have to do is ask for them repeatedly, for they are ours.

To still others, Thanksgiving is a significant day in their faith system. But did you know that Thanksgiving is not just in November? To the believer, every day is Thanksgiving; for there isn't a day that goes by that we could not thank ...

Author: Rl Keller

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 9781449781651

Category: Religion

Page: 405

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Thoughts from a Random Mind is the latest effort by author RL Keller. It’s a daily devotional that is designed not to simply bless and encourage readers but also challenge them to think about who God truly is and how they might improve their walk with Him. They are meant to be thought-provoking, encouraging, edifying, instructional, and hopefully also a blessing to the reader. The author considers himself no different than anyone else—just a believer wrestling each day with his beliefs. These devotions were born out of his own personal struggles with life and how his walk with Christ has grown and become more consistent. God is paramount in RL Keller’s life, and he is attempting to share his struggles through his writings so that the reader can know that he is not alone in the battle.
2013 By Rl Keller

And that is why we have to make this expression of thanksgiving. ... It gives us hope that everything still lives. And so we say thank you to all ... We also give thanks to all the waters of this world and all the living things in it ...

Author: Lynne Davis

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9781442609976

Category: Social Science

Page: 441

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When Indigenous and non-Indigenous activists work together, what are the ends that they seek, and how do they negotiate their relationships while pursuing social change? Alliances brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous leaders, activists, and scholars in order to examine their experiences of alliance-building for Indigenous rights and self-determination and for social and environmental justice. The contributors, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous, come from diverse backgrounds as community activists and academics. They write from the front lines of struggle, from spaces of reflection rooted in past experiences, and from scholarly perspectives that use emerging theories to understand contemporary instances of alliance. Some contributors reflect on methods of mental decolonization while others use Indigenous concepts of respectful relationships in order to analyze present-day interactions. Most importantly, Alliances delves into the complex political and personal relationships inherent in both Indigenous and non-Indigenous struggles for social justice to provide insights into the tensions and possibilities of Indigenous-non-Indigenous alliance and coalition-building in the early twenty-first century.
2010-01-01 By Lynne Davis

No, we do not give thanks for evil per se; rather, we give thanks for how God will use evil to further His own purposes and thereby bring glory to Himself. In thanksgiving we not only affirm that God is good, but also that He does good ...

Author: Erwin W. Lutzer

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 9780736941235

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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After Erwin Lutzer, senior pastor of the Moody Church, and his wife, Rebecca, realized that memorizing Scripture has nearly become a lost pursuit today, they decided to create this practical, relevant resource filled with powerful verses and insightful explanations to help stimulate a spiritual hunger in readers’ own lives. With more than 35 topics and questions for reflection and further study, readers will discover how God’s Word will: sustain them in times of need comfort them in seasons of sorrow strengthen their hearts in times and areas of weakness direct their steps and decisions toward God’s will These handpicked verses provide a foundation of wisdom and hope to show readers who God is and what He has done for them, as well as who they are and how they can successfully live the Christian life.
2011-08-01 By Erwin W. Lutzer

We should thank God for every one of us. We are a church family, and like most families, we will have our ups and downs. But after all has been said and done, we are to be thankful to God that we have each other as a church family.

Author: Reverend Patricia A. Turner-Brown D. Min.

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781665547840

Category: Religion

Page: 140

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Two pertinent questions that were foremost in our minds regarding the COVID-19 pandemic were “when will this virus end? After about two months and no immediate end in sight, the second question became “what’s going to get us through this pandemic?” This unprecedented virus changed our entire way of living. Businesses, stores, schools, and houses of worship were closed. Shelter in place, wash your hands frequently, use hand sanitizer, wear a mask, social distance became the mandated directives of the day. Many jobs were lost due to business shut-downs, which created economic hardships for many families It was my prayer that as I prepared these messages “for such a time as this," I would be guided by the Holy Spirit to deliver a Word that would offer peace (“Perfect Peace”), encouragement (“Yes There Is!”), salvation (“God’s Gift of Repentance”), God’s protection (“Refuge at the Lord’s Table”), and a desire within the hearer to have a closer relationship with God (“Sheltered in Place”). As you read, visualize, and hear these messages in your heart, mind, and spirit, it is my prayer that you will be able to answer the question “WHAT WILL GET US THROUGH?”

We often fail to acknowledge the truth that every day is a wonderful day, out there is always something of beauty for which we can give thanks. Whether or not we realize it, praise and thanksgiving are expressions necessary not only to ...

Author: Charles Lelly

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781403367181

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 122

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Parents looking for a poetry book... the whole family can enjoy? Teachers looking for poems to make learning fun... for every pupil, girl or boy? Students six, sixteen, twenty or seventy-six... seeking "cool" things to learn, or to do? Poetry For Growing... is what you''re looking for. This book was written especially for you. Poetry For Growing has seven sections...Each informative and unique, you''ll find Poems by the current author... And by other poets, skillfully combined. You''ll find stories, skits musical plays in rhyme...philosophical verse, tributes, even a rap To which children, preteens, adolescents... and adults, young or old can adapt. A Seven Section Overview "Poetry for Growing in Self Knowledge," Can help to increase self esteem. "Poetry For Growing in Spiritual Awareness," Can help to explore what faith really means. "Poetry For Growing Toward a Philosophy of Life," Provides opportunities to exercise the mind. "Poetry for Growing in Literature, Language & the Creative Arts," Reveals some of the beauty, which in life, one can find. "Poetry For Growing in Scientific Knowledge," presents A "Panorama of Science," a delightful musical play. "Poetry for Growing in Social and Civic Awareness."
2002-11 By Charles Lelly

THANKSGIVING " PURR - FECT " PRAISE THEME : Giving thanks OBJECT : Kitten ( can be a toy ) TEXT : You changed my ... happy and content when we care for it , we also are happy and content when God gives us food , love , and everything we ...

Author: Verna Kokmeyer

Publisher: Standard Publishing

ISBN: 0784712697

Category: Religion

Page: 52

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These 44 short talks cover the seasons, all major holidays, and subjects including baptism, Bible study, and evangelism. These resources are ideal for quick lessons or attention-getting visuals to supplement existing lesson materials. Just use items from your kitchen, craft basket, or tool chest to create lessons that fascinate children, illustrate a biblical truth, and deliver memorable messages your kids will love.
2001-04 By Verna Kokmeyer