Sermons on Thanksgiving
“Make a Joyful Noise to the Lord” (Psalm 98)
Make a Joyful Noise to the Lord (Psalm 98) If we want to worship God in the way he intends us to worship him, we must come before him with reverence and joy. We rightly recognize God’s holiness as we gather for corporate worship. But how important is joy? How often do you stir up the joy of worship as you prepare your heart? That’s the primary emphasis in this psalm. It teaches us to sing with excitement. This psalm…
“Wholehearted Thanksgiving” (Psalm 9)
Wholehearted Thanksgiving (Psalm 9) We’ve heard a lot about recounting in the news over the past few weeks. Once again, Florida was in the middle of the controversy. At least we have our act together over here in California… Hopefully, recounting the wonderful deeds of the Lord isn’t so complicated. Psalm 10 has no title supporting the theory that 9-10 were originally one (mostly acrostic) psalm. However, due to a significant shift in the mood, we will only focus on…
“Why Be Thankful?” Colossians 1:3-8
Sermon Lesson: Give thanks to God for the spiritual fruit which He has graciously and powerfully imparted to you through His ministers of the gospel.Outline: Give thanks to God (v.3) Give thanks for your spiritual fruits (v.4-5a) Give thanks for a gracious and powerful gospel (v.5b-6) Give thanks for His ministers of the gospel (v.7-8)
The Harvest Begins (Ruth 2:1-16)
Open your bibles to Ruth 2:1-16. Last week, looking at chapter one, we dealt with the primary problem of Naomi’s bitterness and emptiness. Despite the incredible display of faith and the unwavering commitment of her daughter-in-law Ruth, Naomi remained pessimistic regarding her chances of surviving in Bethlehem. She no longer wants to be called Naomi, but Mara, because the Lord had dealt very bitterly with her (1:20). Have you tried to relate? Are you able to put yourselves in their…
His Steadfast Love Endures Forever Psalm 118
We can give thanks at all times and in all circumstances because of the love of God.
A Prayer for the Church (Colossians 1:3-8)
How gospel growth motivates thanksgiving and prayer.