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Gates of Thanksgiving
I've been getting my notes ready for my Sunday sermon. The subject is Thanksgiving. You may ask why a message on Thanksgiving now? Because thanksgiving is to be an ongoing lifestyle for the child of God--not just a once a year event.
Rather than go into the detail of each verse, I'm simply giving the folks the Scripture reference and let the Holy Spirit speak to their hearts. That's what I've done here. If you are really thankful to God for what He has done, then take a few minutes to look up the verses and let the Holy Spirit speak directly to you from His Word.
Oh, I could comment on each verse, but what does God want to speak directly to you? Take the time to be quiet before the Lord and listen.
I. Gates of Thanksgiving (Psalm 100:4)
II. Sacrifice of Thanksgiving (Hebrews 13:5)
III. A Thankful Spirit (Psalm 103:1, 2)
IV. A Daily Thanksgiving (Psalm 145:2)
A. A Continual Thanksgiving (Hebrews 13:15)
1. Throughout life (Psalm 71:17, 18)
V. Do All with Thanksgiving (Colossians 3:16, 17)
VI. Share Thanksgiving (Psalm 26:7)
VII. Exalt God by Thanksgiving (Psalm 69:30)
VIII. Sing with Thanksgiving (Psalm. 147:7)
A. Melody for Thanksgiving; for Magnifying God (Isaiah 51:3)
IX. Acknowledge Answered Prayer Before God Answers (Philippians 4:6)
X. Thanksgiving as a Lifestyle (Colossians 2:7; 4:2)
XI. Acknowledge God’s Blessings Through Thanksgiving (Colossians 4:3)
XII. Thanksgiving Belongs to God (Revelation 7:12)
I'd be interested to hear how God spoke to you through His Word. What thoughts did He give to you that you can share with others? I'll be waiting to hear!