30 Days of Thanksgiving – Week 4

picture-week1november 20psalm 136sunday
In what ways does the goodness of God give you a spirit of thanksgiving?

Psalm 136 goes on to list many different things God has done that shows us his enduring love and causes us to give him thanks. What things would you add to this list?

november 211 timothy 2.1-7monday
Why do some people find it difficult to be thankful for political leaders?

In what ways can your thankfulness for earthly leaders point people to the one king who is sovereign over all the earth?

november 22psalm 119.57-64tuesday
Why are you thankful for the law of God?

What things can you do today that demonstrate your thankfulness for God’s law?

november 23psalm 106wednesday
The psalmist sees God’s enduring love as closely tied his mighty acts. What mighty acts of God have shown his love for you?

How has this resulted in a life of thanksgiving and praise for you?

november 24philippians 4.4-7thursday
Why do our anxieties prevent us from being thankful?

How much time have you spent in prayer and petition with God today?

november 25psalm 118friday
Psalms of thanksgiving are the result of God doing what the author could never do. How has God rescued you in ways beyond what you thought was possible?

In what ways are you thankful for the light of God shining on you?

november 262 corinthians 4saturday
In what ways does thanksgiving bring glory to God?

How does your life cause others to be thankful?

november 27acts 3.1-10sunday
Why is it often difficult for us to attribute good things in our life to the power of God?

Describe a time in your life when you could not help but talk about God and the power of his salvation? Howcan you do that today?

30 Days of Thanksgiving – Week 2

picture-week1november 62 corinthians 9.6-15sunday
Why does generosity evoke thanksgiving in others?

Think of someone who has been generous to you. Show them—and God—thanksgiving today.

november 7ephesians 5.8-20monday
Why is it natural to see thanksgiving as closely related to psalms, hymns, and songs?

In what ways have you made the most of the opportunities you have today to let your thanksgiving be a light to others?

november 8isaiah 51.1-16tuesday
If you were translating Isaiah for a contemporary audience, what are some comparisons you could list here that communicate going from waste to beauty?

How can you use God’s working in your “ruins” and “deserts” to create joy and thanksgiving in your life and the life of others?

november 9psalm 18wednesday
In what ways should the thankfulness of Christians be even more impactful than that of those who do not follow God?

How does your thankfulness serve as a witness to those around you?

november 101 corinthians 10.14-22thursday
Why would Jesus call the cup offered at the Lord’s Supper the “cup of thanksgiving?”

How can you make your reaction to a negative situation one of thanksgiving, rather than fear?

november 11romans 1.18-23friday
Why would a lack of thanksgiving darken your heart?

Can you know God and not be thankful? If not, then be thankful today.

november 12luke 17.11-19saturday
How does God—his healing or his offer of salvation—cause you to do things you would never have thought you would have done?

Completely surprise someone today: thank them for something when they least expect it.

november 13psalm 107sunday
What is the story of your redemption?

How often do you share this story with others, sharing your thankfulness for the enduring love of the Lord? Why not share it with someone today

30 Days of Thanksgiving – Week 1

november 1psalm 100tuesday picture-week1
What picture comes to mind when you think of entering the Lord’s gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise?

List the ways you have seen the goodness of God today or this past week?

november 2colossians 2.6-15wednesday
What is the difference between thankfulness and thankfulness that overflows?

What is one way you can live more in Christ Jesus today as you show your thankfulness?

november 3john 6.1-15thursday
Why do you think Jesus took the time to give thanks for this meal he was about to serve this crowd?

What are ways you can be sure to be thankful for the food you have?

november 41 peter 2.4-10friday
Describe a time when you were chosen for some-thing special. How did it make you feel?

Show someone your thankfulness and praises to God for being chosen as a child of His.

november 5ephesians 4.29-5.7saturday
Why does Paul contrast “obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking” with thanksgiving?

Pick someone and show him or her your thankfulness for him or her today.

november 62 corinthians 9.6-15sunday
Why does generosity evoke thanksgiving in others?

Think of someone who has been generous to you. Show them—and God—thanksgiving today.