This may be the best Thanksgiving scripture of all time. Here it is, “Offer unto God Thanksgiving.” That’s found in Psalm 50:14.
I do realize that Thanksgiving is about a lot of things and everyone has an opinion about this great holiday. I love the fact that we will all enjoy family company, great food, and the most wonderful pies that have ever been created. And according to Fox News, 32.5 million people will watch the NFL on TV all day, every shopper will spend $320 for their dinner, 95% of Americans will spend Thanksgiving with family, and 46.9 million Americans will hit the road.
Hummmm, Fox news had no statistic on how many Americans would look to God and offer Thanksgiving to Him. My family will. We will off thanksgiving to God. Think about how much God has done for us and be thankful.
I got a chuckle when I read this quote from John Newton, I think it says it all, “The Lord afflicts us at times; but it is always a thousand times less than we deserve, and much less than many of our fellow-creatures are suffering around us. Let us therefore pray for grace to be humble, thankful, and patient.”
Let’s offer up to God thanksgiving on one of the best holidays in America.
Bishop Rob Culver
We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction. ~ Harry Ironside, American preacher