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November 2017

Contentment: The Road to Thanksgiving

November 2017

In America, November is marked by a holiday known as Thanksgiving Day.  The original purpose of the day was to set aside a time of thanksgiving to God for His many blessings.  It originated with America’s Christian forefathers, the Pilgrims, who settled in North America “for the glory ...Read More

Be Content

November 2017

In his book 'Count It All Joy'  David Jeremiah, cites a poem that expresses the discontent so prevalent in our society.It was springBut it was summer I wanted,The warm days,And the great outdoors.It was summer,But it was fall I wanted,The colourfull leaves,And the cool dry air.It was fall,But i...Read More

Thanksgiving in Psalms

November 2017

Gerhard Von Rad has given a beautiful introduction to the Book of Psalms in the Bible. He describes Psalms as response of the people of God in the context of various references of life. Israel has witnessed God's mighty acts in history, but they did not keep silent. Instead, they responded to God th...Read More

Thanksgiving: Old Testament Sacrifices

November 2017

Sacrifices are the ritualistic aspect of Israelite worship widespread in the Hebrew Bible, and it was central to their faith. Sacrifices were brought as gifts to God. The first act of worship outside the garden of Eden was the presentation of offerings and sacrifices to Yahweh (Gen 4:1-4). For the a...Read More

The Lord’s Supper: A Fellowship of Thanksgiving

November 2017

I. INTRODUCTIONSome years ago, a young man shared with me about his irrepressible craving to grab a piece of bread from the plate that a pastor was carrying during the distribution of the elements of the Lord’s Supper. He was so eager to partake that he underwent water baptism without even consult...Read More

Attitude of Gratitude

November 2017

The lessons we learn in our childhood often gets stuck into our hearts as convictions and some things we learn are gradually translated into our lives as habits. Mr. Fulton Oursler tells of a lesson he was taught as a little lad on the blessings of having an attitude of gratitude in our lives. He re...Read More

Contentment is Greater than Riches

November 2017

Contentment is a state of mind of a person happy in all situations of life. The happiness of a contented person does not depend upon houses or lands, fame or applause, riches or glamour. In prosperity and in adversity he is stable and secure in the midst of the storm. Contentment breeds happiness, p...Read More