(This devotion is day five of a 30-Day Thanksgiving Challenge. Each day includes a daily reading that will be accompanied by a post on this blog.)
Read 1 Chronicles 29:10–22; Leviticus 7:11–15
As a kid, one of my parents would give me money to buy the other parent a birthday gift. Even when I had an allowance and helped around the house, any money used for cards or gifts had to come from my mom or dad. I had nothing to give them they didn’t provide first.
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(This devotion is day three of a 30-Day Thanksgiving Challenge. Each day includes a daily reading that will be accompanied by a post on this blog.)
Read Psalm 100
What is the proper reaction of creation to its Creator? If God is God, and we live and breathe in His world, provided for and blessed in countless ways, what is a fitting response? And even more significant, if we were God’s enemies under His righteous judgment because of our sin against Him, and yet He out of love and grace redeemed us at the cost of His Son, what should be our posture before God our Father?
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(This devotion is day two of a 30-Day Thanksgiving Challenge. Each day includes a daily reading that will be accompanied by a post on this blog.)
Read Daniel 2:17-23; 6:10; Romans 8:28
Yesterday focused on recognizing God as the source in blessings. We feel gratitude and we give thanks. Today, we’ll broaden our definition of blessings.
Continue reading Day Two: Give Thanks in Trials
(This guest post was written by Heidi Sweet, the Director of Children’s Ministry at College Park Church Fishers. I get the privilege to serve on staff with her and learn from her.)
Continue reading Family Activities for Practicing Thanksgiving
In addition to “no shave November” there are other challenges you might take on in this month. A couple personal ones are saying yes to pumpkin anything and downing as much Thanksgiving Blend coffee from Starbucks as possible (while it’s around). It’s a month of food and feasting, and that is certainly something I can give thanks for with a full heart (and stomach)!
Continue reading 2018 November Thanksgiving Reading Plan