November 25, 2020
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Rejoice always, 17 pray continually, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
· #1: In 2020 we are thankful for simple things
· #2: In 2020 we are thankful for new skills and experiences
· #3: In 2020 we are thankful for important things
Hebrews 10:25 (NLT) And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near.
· #4: In 2020 we are thankful for eternal things
Isaiah 43:19 See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.
· #5: In 2020 we are thankful for unchanging things in a rapidly changing world
Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
Romans 5:8 But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.
Isaiah 40:8 The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever.
Matthew 28:19-20 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.
Psalm 136:1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever.All Bible references are from the New International Version (NIV) unless otherwise noted. NLT = New Living Translation.