This is a Bible study on Thanksgiving. Click here for a printable Bible Study Guide.
Most Americans only think of thanksgiving as that day in November when we eat turkey, which is called Thanksgiving Day, not thanksgiving.
The giving of thanks which is true thanksgiving is much, much more.
Thanksgiving is the act of giving thanks.
Thanksgiving is a prayer expressing gratitude.
Thanksgiving is giving thanks to God.
Thanksgiving is spoken throughout the word of God.
In the scriptures, thanksgiving went with singing and worship to God
We are to come before the LORD with thanksgiving.
We are to sing with thanksgiving to the Lord.
We are to continue and abound with thanksgiving.
We all have so much to be thankful for and so much to give thanksgiving to God.
We have our salvation, our most precious gift from God, given to us with so much love.
We have Jesus Christ, God's most precious gift.
We have eternal life, where we will never be separated from the love of our Lord and Father.
We have wonders in heaven to look forward to that will surpass anything we have seen in our life times.
I give thanks to my wonderful, heavenly Father God for His never ending love, His enduring mercy, and His abundant grace.
I give thanks to my Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, for His love, for dying on a cross for my sins, to redeem me in the eyes of the Father, for shedding his blood to wash away all my sins, so that I could receive everlasting life in the presence of God Almighty and live forever in the kingdom of God.
I give thanks to my Lord God for all the many, many countless blessings he has given me all through my life, my wonderful family and friends, my health, my joy and my happiness, my faith and my life.
What are you thankful for? What is your thanksgiving to God?