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November 29, 2015

Ep.894 : Can Thanksgiving Change Your Life?

Pre-Thanksgiving history and the power of gratitude

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CHAPTERS

[00:15:59]
At the first Thanksgiving, who did they thank and what did they eat?


[00:32:24]
Why should we be thankful in our trials?


[00:47:11]
What was even before George Washington's proclamation?


[01:02:11]
Do we ask God for more than we thank Him for?


[01:18:59]
Where should we look to begin to exercise our gratitude muscle?


Theme Scripture: Psalms 95:2

There was once a time (and it seems that it was long ago), that the whole idea of Thanksgiving as a holiday held deep and profound meaning. Seems kinda funny to say that, because when we think of Thanksgiving now, what do we think of? Family, turkey, football, stuffing, days off, pumpkin pie. Eating too much and thinking too little. Thanksgiving – the concept can change your life – it can take you from a crying heart to a contented spirit. It can alter what you see and how you see it. It can find hope and strength where there seemed only to be despair and weakness. Thanksgiving...how do we live it?

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