Attributes Of God | Humility | Praise | Thanks | Worship

POSITIVE THANKS i thank You God for most this amazing day; for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue dream of sky; and for everything which is natural which is infinite which is yes. e.e. cummings, “i thank you God,” (1950)


THANKSGIVING GRACE O, heavenly Father, We thank Thee for the food And remember the hungry. We thank Thee for health And remember the sick. We thank Thee for friends And remember the friendless. We thank thee for freedom And remember the enslaved. May these remembrances stir us to serve That Thy gifts to us may …

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Blessing | Gift | Praise | Thanks | Worship

SAY THANK YOU Thou hast given so much to me, Give one thing more — a grateful heart. Not thankful when it pleases me, As if thy blessings had spare days, But such a heart, whose pulse may be thy praise. George Herbert

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IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER There are all kinds of things to be thankful for, because thankfulness is in the eye of the beholder. One evening I asked the members of a confirmation class (eighth grade) to give a one-sentence prayer of thanks for something good that happened in the previous week. Most gave …

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BECAUSE HE WASN’T KILLED We heard of a man and woman who gave a sizeable contribution to the church to honor the memory of their son who lost his life in the war. When the announcement was made of the generous donation, a woman whispered to her husband, “Let’s give the same amount for our …

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