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Thanksgiving is such a precious time of year as we see the harvesy come in. The scent of pumpkin pie, taste of apple cider and turkey and the wonderful fellowship of family and friends all merge into one delightful memory. However, none of that is what Thanksgiving is all about. We trace the roots of this holiday back to 1621 and the Pilgrims of Plymouth Plantation. William Bradford in 1623 gave God honor for the harvest and their plenty.
George Washington in the beginning of his 1789 proclamation stated,
"Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor, and whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee requested me "to recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness."
This holiday is truly one that simply thanks God for His beneficience. And God is worthy to be praised. All of the blessings that we enjoy flow from His gracious hand, from the rain to the the crops to the breath that we breathe.
Psalm 100 A Psalm of praise. Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands. Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name. For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.
Join us as we look at the many blessings from God and the responses of gratitude and worship that should flow from us found in Psalm 116. Above all the material blessings we enjoy stands our salvation in Jesus Christ. What could compare to being forgiven and recieving eternal life from God's gracious hand?!
Let us rejoice and as the old chorus tells us, "Count Your Blessings"!