Happy Thanksgiving 2015!

Happy Thanksgiving y’all! We are so thankful for each and every one of you and hope your holiday is filled with grace, gratitude, and peace.

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I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus.
– 1 Corinthians 1:4

So while it’s true that Thanksgiving only comes but once a year, we should actually celebrate thanks each and every day. It’s just a matter of learning to live with a spirit of gratitude.
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Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!
– 1 Chronicles 16:34

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
– Melody Beattie

I will give to the Lord the thanks due to his righteousness, and I will sing praise to the name of the Lord, the Most High.
– Psalm 7:17

Thankfulness is the ‘chief exercise of godliness’ in which we ought to engage during the whole of our life. ‘Gratitude is the heart … of the Christian life.’
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Praise the Lord! Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!
– Psalm 106:1

Gratitude is a continual celebration of life.
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Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
– 1 Thessalonians 5:18

Women of the Word: Miriam

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For I brought you up from the land of Egypt,
I redeemed you from the house of bondage;
And I sent before you Moses, Aaron, and Miriam.
– Micah 6:4

Miriam was the older sister of Moses and Aaron. Her story is told in the books of Exodus and Numbers. She is mentioned again in Deuteronomy 24:8-9, 1 Chronicles 6:3, and the verse above, Micah 6:4. Miriam lived during one of the most exciting times in Israel’s history. For the most part, she was a good girl with good qualities and there are several things we can learn from her life.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving to all our followers and readers. We are so thankful for you and hope everyone has a blessed holiday.

9 Bible Verses About Giving Thanks to God

Oh, give thanks to the Lord!
Call upon His name;
Make known His deeds among the peoples!
– 1 Chronicles 16:8

Oh, give thanks to the Lord of lords!
For His mercy endures forever.
– Psalm 136:3

And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.
– Colossians 3:17

Oh, that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness,
And for His wonderful works to the children of men!
– Psalm 107:21

Rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.
– Colossians 2:7

We give You thanks, O Lord God Almighty,
The One who is and who was and who is to come,
Because You have taken Your great power and reigned.
– Revelation 11:17

I will praise the name of God with a song,
And will magnify Him with thanksgiving.
– Psalm 69:30

Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom,
Thanksgiving and honor and power and might,
Be to our God forever and ever.
Amen.
– Revelation 7:12

In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
– 1 Thessalonians 5:18

Dare to Be!

When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully.

When there is darkness, dare to be the first to shine a light.

When there is injustice, dare to be the first to condemn it.

When something seems difficult, dare to do it anyway.

When life seems to beat you down, dare to fight back.

When there seems to be no hope, dare to find some.

When you’re feeling tired, dare to keep going.

When times are tough, dare to be tougher.

When love hurts you, dare to love again.

When someone is hurting, dare to help them heal.

When another is lost, dare to help them find the way.

When a friend falls, dare to be the first to extend a hand.

When you cross paths with another, dare to make them smile.

When you feel great, dare to help someone else feel great too.

When the day has ended, dare to feel as you’ve done your best.

Dare to be the best you can –

At all times, Dare to be!

Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free