Thanksgiving 2020

Thanksgiving 2020
7 Suggestions for Thanksgiving
1) Thanksgiving Should Begin with Our Counting all our Blessings
– We should Realize that Nothing we have of Value is Earned… all of it is a Gift of Grace
and God is to be Thanked…
Psalm 100:4 Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise; give thanks to Him

and exalt His name.
2) A Suggestion to Consider…
– Each night as we Pray we should ask the Lord to Bring to Our Mind all the Good things
we Experienced that day and then Thank Him!

3) A Suggestion to Consider…
– Each night as we Pray we should thank the Lord for Saving Us & Saving those Saved
among our Loved Ones
– Each night as we Pray we should thank the Lord for Guiding Us and Sanctifying Us &
for
Guiding our Loved Ones & Sanctifying Them

4) For Your Consideration…
– We Often Take for Granted Many Amazing Blessings
We need to Remember…
Heb 12:28 Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and
thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe…

– What are Some of the Things we Take for Granted?
– the Fact that the Lord Overwhelmingly Protects Us & Our Loved Ones from the
Daily Implications of Our Sin…

Lam 3:22 Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for His compassion

never fail.
5) For Your Consideration…
– We should seek the Lord’s Grace through Prayer and Ask Him to move us more Fully to
Express Gratitude to the Lord Regardless of the Situation
1 Thes 5:18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for

you.

Why do this – Why Thank God for Rough Times?
James 1:2-4 Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you
know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And may steadfastness
have its full effect, that you may be complete, lacking in nothing.

6) For Your Consideration…
– We should thank the Lord in Front of Our Loved Ones – Continually…
– Why? So as to Promote a Thanksgiving Spirit in Our Loved Ones…
1 Thes 1:2,3 We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our
prayers, 3 remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor
of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. We should Seek
Grace from the Lord to Move us to Promote a Thanksgiving Spirit in Our Loved
Ones…
7) For Your Consideration…
– We should Seek Grace from the Lord to Move us to Promote a Thanksgiving Spirit in
Our Loved Ones. Why? So God would be Honored & Our Loved Ones Blessed
– Some Thoughts on How to Promote Thanksgiving in our Loved Ones…
– Stop Complaining…
James 5:9 Do not grumble against one another, brothers…
Eph 4:29 Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for
building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.
– Pray that the Lord Make Us Content. When we are Content – and we Let Our
Loved Ones Know Why we are Content. It can Promote Thanksgiving &
Contentment in Them

Phil 4:11,12 Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I
am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In
any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and
hunger, abundance and need

A Summary: Our Considerations for Thanksgiving…
– All that is Good in our Lives is Grace from God in Christ
– We should Pray that the Lord move us to remember our Blessings
– in our Nightly Prayers, we should ask the Lord to Bring to Our Mind all the Good things
we Experienced that day
– Each Night as we Pray we should thank the Lord for Saving Us & those Saved among
our Loved Ones
– Each Night as we Pray we should thank the Lord for Guiding Us and Sanctifying Us &
our Loved Ones
– in our Nightly Prayers, we should Thank the Lord for the Fact that We are So Often Not
Judged in Our Sin…
– We should seek the Lord’s Grace through Prayer and Ask Him to move us more Fully to
Express Gratitude to the Lord Regardless of the Situation
– We should thank the Lord in Front of Our Loved Ones so as to Promote a Thanksgiving
Spirit in Our Loved Ones…
– We should Stop Complaining so as to Promote a Thanksgiving Spirit in Our Loved
Ones…

– May the Lord Produce in Us a Heart More inclined to Thanksgiving…

Psalm 106:1,2

Praise the Lord! Oh give thanks to the Lord, for He is good, for His steadfast love endures forever! Who
can utter the mighty deeds of the Lord, or declare all His praise?

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