Five Thanksgiving Day Commands
Psalms 106:1; Psalm 100:1-5
I. A Command To Shout
II. A Command To Serve
III. A Command To Sing
IV. A Command To Submit
V. A Command To Show
Psalms 106:1 ''Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good. His love endures forever.'' Psalm 100:1-5 ''Make a joyful shout to the Lord all you lands. Serve the Lord with gladness. Come before His presence with singing. Know that the Lord, He is God. It is He who has made us and not we ourselves. We are His people and the sheep of His pasture. Enter into His gates with thanksgiving and into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him and bless His name.''
With all of my heart I believe this wonderful Psalm. We are to give thanks for the goodness of God. We are blessed in our church, in our family and in our nation, the United States of America by the goodness of God. Of all people that should give thanks ours should be at the top of the list! It is not uncommon to compile lists at Christmas and draw up a list of resolutions of New Years, but there is another list we often overlook: a Thanksgiving Day list of all for which we are thankful.
Here is a list that several housewives compiled.
They wrote that that were especially thankful for:
For automatic dish washers because they make it possible For us to get out of the kitchen before the family comes back in for their after dinner snacks.
For husbands who attack small repair jobs around the house because they usually make them big enough to call in the professionals.
For children who put away their things and clean up after themselves. They're such a joy you hate to see them go home to their parents.
For teenagers because they give parents an opportunity to learn a second language.
For smoke alarms because they let you know when the turkey is done.
Now our list might not be the same as theirs but I am convinced that if we began to make a list, we would find that we have much more for ...
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