American Thanksgiving falls in the month of November. So we spend a lot of time thinking about the importance of gratefulness and ways we can carry our thanksgiving into the rest of the year.
If you live in a country that celebrates Thanksgiving—or you just want to get a little better at being thankful yourself—we have some blog posts that you might find useful this season.
10 Ways to Practice Thankfulness: This collection of biblical verses and devotional thoughts can help you focus on what it means to be grateful and offer some tips for becoming more appreciative in your everyday life.
How to Be Thankful in the Most Difficult Times: Scripture regularly reminds us to be thankful—even when our situation is less than ideal. The challenge is cultivating gratitude even when we wish things were different. This reflection on 1 Thessalonians 5:16–18 offers some insight into how that’s done.
3 Ways to Remember Missionaries This Thanksgiving: While we gather in homes to reflect upon our lives, let’s not forget those who have left home to carry the gospel abroad. If your family or church supports missionaries, here are some simple suggestions to remind them that you’re thankful for their service.
4 Tips for Sharing Your Faith This Thanksgiving: In a lot of families, faith is a topic that’s fraught with tension. This doesn’t mean that you need to avoid the subject, but you need to be wise about it. This post offers guidance for creating an atmosphere where faith discussions can be safe and welcome.
I hope these posts will help turn your heart toward Jesus this season as you strive to nurture a deep and abiding thankfulness.
*Courtesy of Jesus Film Project; 11.12.2021.