How Shall I Thank God?
October 12, 2008
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Today is Thanksgiving Day. No one should be more marked by thankfulness than Christian people. In fact, the holiday itself was originated by Christian people. …
In Canada the official proclamation instituting Thanksgiving Day rings with the words of Christian faith. The proclamation said that the second Monday of October was to be set aside as a day to offer thanks to Almighty God for an abundant harvest. Continue reading
Proverbs 3:7-8 (ESV) Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil. It will be healing to your flesh and refreshment to your bones.
Faith and obedience are good for us. There is nothing so miserable as a Christian out of the will of God. Whence the stress, depression, pessimism, anxiety of so many believers? Sometimes, perhaps a great deal of the time – such things arise from a walk that is not close to God, that is participating in known sin and that is ignorant of the great blessings of obedience. This does not mean that when we obey everything goes as we want. It means that there is peace, joy, clearness of conscience in obedience, and that is healthy, no matter what our health is like.