Tag Archives: thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is to Praise God

A few years ago my wife and I enjoyed a short holiday to the U.S. during the American Thanksgiving.  We were in for a bit of a culture shock, as people everywhere asked what we were doing for Thanksgiving, something ...

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A Dry Crust with Peace

“Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house of feasting with strife.” (Proverbs 17:1) The fields around Chatham, Ontario contain crops of corn and soy beans. The wheat was harvested in July. The tomatoes are being taken ...

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Most Valuable Thanker?

“Just as you received Christ as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.” (Colossians 2:6-7) Have you ever won a prize for excelling ...

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Our Daily Bread

“Give us today our daily bread.” (Matthew 6:11) Jesus taught us to pray for our daily bread. Today we don’t need food for tomorrow, but instead we need to trust that our heavenly Father will provide for us tomorrow again. ...

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Giving thanks in Christ


The sermon is based on Psalm 136: 1, delivered by Prof. Dr. T.G. Van Raalte, Canadian Reformed Seminary, Hamilton ON, Word and Spirit Ministries. Theme: Living between the pure thanksgiving of Paradise and the New Paradise 1. Giving thanks at ...

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