More Thanksgiving

From one of my mentors, Pastor Randy Booth…wise words…

Feast of Booths

Yesterday many gave no thanks at all. Many others were thanking a pantheon of false Gods. Still others might feast but with no more gratitude than hogs in a trap feast upon the grain. Thanksgiving to God should be a daily habit that begins with confessing our faith in Jesus Christ. This is both invisible and visible. While the visible and the invisible are distinct, they remain inseparable. We give thanks for both invisible and visible things, and we have both invisible (inward) and visible (outward) expressions of gratitude. Since thanksgiving is flowing from our hearts, we show our gratitude privately and publicly. It’s an expression of who we are in Christ—the children of God. We do this in worship, in eating and drinking, and in giving to others. Thanks is something we give—it’s a sacrifice. It’s an acknowledgement that we’re not self-sufficient, but rather dependent on God and others…

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