I posted the below on The Christian Gazette, but wanted to touch base with you all here at my personal blog, just in case you do not follow the other! 😀 I truly am THANKFUL for each of you… and hope you have a wonderful day!
Hello Christian Gazette readers! At this joyous time of the year, I would like to take a moment and THANK YOU… I have been blessed to be a part of this community, to converse with so many of you, to learn and grow through your comments, to read your entries and so much more. So, HAPPY THANKSGIVING to each and everyone… may your day, no matter how you enjoy it, be full of God’s Blessings!
A quick ‘search’ of God’s Holy Word for the word thanksgiving:
- Leviticus 7:12
If he offer it for a thanksgiving, then he shall offer with the sacrifice of thanksgiving unleavened cakes mingled with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oil, and cakes mingled with oil, of fine flour, fried.
- Leviticus 7:13
Besides the cakes, he shall offer for his offering leavened bread with the sacrifice of thanksgiving of his peace offerings.
- Leviticus 7:15
And the flesh of the sacrifice of his peace offerings for thanksgiving shall be eaten the same day that it is offered; he shall not leave any of it until the morning.
- Leviticus 22:29
And when ye will offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving unto the Lord, offer it at your own will.
- Nehemiah 11:17
And Mattaniah the son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, was the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer: and Bakbukiah the second among his brethren, and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.
- Nehemiah 12:8
Moreover the Levites: Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and Mattaniah, which was over the thanksgiving, he and his brethren.
- Nehemiah 12:27
And at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites out of all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem, to keep the dedication with gladness, both with thanksgivings, and with singing, with cymbals, psalteries, and with harps.
- Nehemiah 12:46
For in the days of David and Asaph of old there were chief of the singers, and songs of praise and thanksgiving unto God.
- Psalm 26:7
That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works.
- Psalm 50:14
Offer unto God thanksgiving; and pay thy vows unto the most High:
- Psalm 69:30
I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving.
- Psalm 95:2
Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.
- Psalm 100:4
Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.
- Psalm 107:22
And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with rejoicing.
- Psalm 116:17
I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the Lord.
- Psalm 147:7
Sing unto the Lord with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp unto our God:
- Isaiah 51:3
For the Lord shall comfort Zion: he will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the Lord; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.
- Jeremiah 30:19
And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving and the voice of them that make merry: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be few; I will also glorify them, and they shall not be small.
- Amos 4:5
And offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving with leaven, and proclaim and publish the free offerings: for this liketh you, O ye children of Israel, saith the Lord God.
- Jonah 2:9
But I will sacrifice unto thee with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay that that I have vowed. Salvation is of the Lord.
- 2 Corinthians 4:15
For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound to the glory of God.
- 2 Corinthians 9:11
Being enriched in every thing to all bountifulness, which causeth through us thanksgiving to God.
- 2 Corinthians 9:12
For the administration of this service not only supplieth the want of the saints, but is abundant also by many thanksgivings unto God;
- Philippians 4:6
Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
- Colossians 2:7
Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.
- Colossians 4:2
Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;
- 1 Timothy 4:3
Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.
- 1 Timothy 4:4
For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving:
- Revelation 7:12
Saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen.
King James Version (KJV)