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Learning from the Thankfulness of Others

Learning From the Thanksgiving of Others


When you think of these people in the Bible what do you think of?

Jonah – Whales? Running from God? Pompous? Bitter?

Mary the mother of Jesus – Virgin birth? Young? Angels?

King Nebuchadnezzar – A golden statue? Babylon? Insanity?

The Apostle Paul – Changed life? Suffering? Missionary journeys?

King David – Goliath? Adultery? Shepherd boy whose heart was after God’s?

These are five distinctive individuals that faced very different circumstances but a closer view of each of them finds one unique similarity – Thankfulness. Not always and not in every circumstance (as encouraged in 1 Thess. 5:16-18) but each in their own time and own unique way displayed a grateful heart.
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