Learning to be More Thankful

In the book of Numbers, the Bible tells of a time when the people of God complained when they should have been thankful. While in the wilderness, they complained about the journey and what they had to eat. It was something called manna. The Bible says it tasted like fresh oil (Numbers 11:8). Granted, that […]

A Reason to Give Thanks

Four days from now, we in America will celebrate the Thanksgiving Day holiday. In light of that, I want to share with you some of my thoughts on Psalm 136. Verse one of this psalm reads, “O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endures forever.” Interestingly, this psalm contains […]

Gray Thursday, Black Friday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas

This year, a number of major retailers decided  they couldn’t wait until Friday after Thanksgiving Day, commonly considered the beginning of Christmas shopping. Instead, they wanted shoppers to come out on Thanksgiving evening to start their Christmas shopping. The plan was for shoppers to spend part of Thanksgiving Day with family, and then have them […]

Thanksgiving is More Than a Holiday

Thanksgiving Day, as the name implies, is a national holiday in America to give thanks for our many blessings. Millions are doing that around the country today. But mostly they will be eating way more than they should. The fact that food is so plenteous that we can overindulge ourselves is proof that we have been […]