— leslie (@sweetcitywoman0) July 25, 2016
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness -Galatians 5:22
Bible Verses for Thanksgiving
1 Chronicles 16:8
Oh give thanks to the LORD; call upon his name;
make known his deeds among the peoples!
1 Chronicles 16:34
Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good;
for his steadfast love endures forever!
1 Chronicles 16:35
Save us, O God of our salvation,
and gather and deliver us from among the nations,
that we may give thanks to your holy name
and glory in your praise.
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.
I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart;
I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.
I wash my hands in innocence
and go around your altar, O LORD,
proclaiming thanksgiving aloud,
and telling all your wondrous deeds.
The one who offers thanksgiving as his sacrifice glorifies me;
to one who orders his way rightly
I will show the salvation of God!”
I will praise the name of God with a song;
I will magnify him with thanksgiving.
Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving;
let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise!
Enter his gates with thanksgiving,
and his courts with praise!
Give thanks to him; bless his name!
And let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving,
and tell of his deeds in songs of joy!
I will offer to you the sacrifice of thanksgiving
and call on the name of the LORD.
Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving;
make melody to our God on the lyre!
You will say in that day:
“I will give thanks to you, O LORD,
for though you were angry with me,
your anger turned away,
that you might comfort me.
Out of them shall come songs of thanksgiving,
and the voices of those who celebrate.
I will multiply them, and they shall not be few;
I will make them honored, and they shall not be small.
Give thanks to the LORD of hosts,
for the LORD is good,
for his steadfast love endures forever!’
To you, O God of my fathers,
I give thanks and praise,
for you have given me wisdom and might,
and have now made known to me what we asked of you,
for you have made known to us the king’s matter.”
Offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving of that which is leavened,
and proclaim freewill offerings, publish them;
for so you love to do, O people of Israel!”
declares the Lord GOD.
But I with the voice of thanksgiving
will sacrifice to you;
what I have vowed I will pay.
Salvation belongs to the LORD!”
1 Corinthians 1:4
I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus,
2 Corinthians 4:15
For it is all for your sake, so that as grace extends to more and more people it may increase thanksgiving, to the glory of God.
2 Corinthians 9:11
You will be enriched in every way to be generous in every way, which through us will produce thanksgiving to God.
1 Thessalonians 5:18
Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving.
do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.
Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.
1 Timothy 4:4
For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving,
We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty,
who is and who was,
for you have taken your great power
and begun to reign.
“Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to our God forever and ever! Amen.”
Bless the Lord, O my soul,
and forget not all his benefits,
who forgives all your iniquity,
who heals all your diseases,
who redeems your life from the pit,
who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy,
who satisfies you with good
so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good,
for his steadfast love endures forever.
Give thanks to the God of gods,
for his steadfast love endures forever.
Give thanks to the Lord of lords,
for his steadfast love endures forever;
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.
And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
Do not be deceived, my beloved brothers. Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.
It’s a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it.
~W. H. Auden/ Wystan Hugh Auden (1907–1973), who published as W. H. Auden, was an Anglo-American poet, born in England, later an American citizen, regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century
Money alone is absolutely good, because it is not only a concrete satisfaction of one need in particular; it is an abstract satisfaction of all.
~Arthur Schopenhauer (1788–1860), German philosopher known for his pessimism and philosophical clarity.
There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise, but a foolish man swallows it up.
Today, on Thanksgiving, we celebrate the “John Eliot Bible” which can be seen on our Impact Floor. The first translation of the Bible into the language of Native Americans was also the first complete Bible printed in America!
You don’t lead by hitting people over the head − that’s assault, not leadership.
~Dwight D. Eisenhower
That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
When I took office, only high energy physicists had ever heard of what is called the Worldwide Web . . . Now even my cat has its own page.
~William J. Clinton