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Thanksgiving celebrations, on American soil, predate the Pilgrims. Spanish explorers celebrated a day of thanksgiving in 1541 (Palo Duro Canyon, Texas), and again, in 1598 (El Paso, Texas). French Huguenot colonists did so in 1564 (Saint Augustine, Florida). English settlers … Continue reading
The book of Psalms is filled with expressions of thanks to God. The words “thanks” and “thanksgiving” appear 30 times in the book of Psalms. Nave’s topical Bible classifies 37 Psalms as Psalms which offer thanksgiving to God (9, 18, … Continue reading
A true Christian should not need the government to set aside one day per year as “Thanksgiving Day” to remember to be thankful. In fact, our lives should exude thankfulness and should be characterized by thanksgiving. 1 Thessalonians 5:18, “In … Continue reading