This teaching on 1 Chronicles 16:8-36 is appropriate as we continue to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday this weekend. As always, John MacArthur does an excellent job teaching the word of God.
Bob Gonzales offers us a reminder of the importance of thanking God in a 2011 article entitled The “Common Sense” of Thanksgiving. He begins the article thusly: By the “common sense” of Thanksgiving, I’m not referring to the ability to make sound judgments, or to practical savvy upstairs, or to practical suggestions for cooking a … Continue reading The “Common Sense” of Thanksgiving by Bob Gonzales
Given that tomorrow is the national celebration of Thanksgiving Day, I though it appropriate to share the October 3, 1863 Proclamation of Thanksgiving issued by President Abraham Lincoln. So here it is: By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the … Continue reading Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 Proclamation of Thanksgiving
"Oh, give thanks to the LORD, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever." Psalm 136:1 Last Sunday -- in preparation for this week's celebration of Thanksgiving -- I was privileged to teach on Psalm 136, one of the Psalms of Thanksgiving in Scripture. But as much as I enjoyed the task and believe … Continue reading Spurgeon on Psalm 136
On October 3, 1789, in his first year in office, George Washington signed the first proclamation of thanksgiving by a U.S. President. If you click on the image at the left, you can read the original text as it was published in the The Massachusetts Centinel on Wednesday, October 14, 1789. In case this old … Continue reading George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation