—THANKSGIVING DAY We Praise God for Sustaining Life in and through His Word Lam. 3:22-25, —1Tim. 2:1-4, —Luke 17:11-19, —Psalm 67 Memorization Verses:Lamentations 3:22 Because of the give praise to God except thisLORDs great love we are not consumed, foreigner?” Then he said to him, “Risefor his compassions never fail. and go; your faith has made you well.1 Tim 2:1 I urge, then, first of all, that Psalm 67:5-6 May the peoples praisepetitions, prayers, intercession and you, God; may all the peoples praise you.thanksgiving be made for all people. The land yields its harvest; God, our God,Luke 17:18-19 Has no one returned to blesses us.
Lincoln’s Proclamation of a prevailed everywhere except in the theatre National Holiday of military conflict; while that theatre has In the middle of the Civil War, President been greatly contracted by the advancing Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national armies and navies of the Union. Needful Thanksgiving Day, to be celebrated on the diversions of wealth and of strength from final Thursday in November 1863: the fields of peaceful industry to the national defence, have not arrested the The year that is drawing towards its close, plough, the shuttle, or the ship; the axe had has been filled with the blessings of fruitful enlarged the borders of our settlements, and fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, the mines, as well of iron and coal as of the which are so constantly enjoyed that we are precious metals, have yielded even more prone to forget the source from which they abundantly than heretofore. Population has come, others have been added, which are of steadily increased, notwithstanding the so extraordinary a nature, that they cannot waste that has been made in the camp, the fail to penetrate and soften even the heart siege and the battle-field; and the country, which is habitually insensible to the ever rejoicing in the consciousness of augmented watchful providence of Almighty God. In strength and vigor, is permitted to expect the midst of a civil war of unequalled continuance of years, with large increase of magnitude and severity, which has freedom. sometimes seemed to foreign States to invite and to provoke their aggression, peace has been preserved with all nations, order has been maintained, the laws have been respected and obeyed, and harmony has
No human counsel hath devised nor hath all those who have become widows, any mortal hand worked out these great orphans, mourners or sufferers in the things. They are the gracious gifts of the lamentable civil strife in which we are Most High God, who, while dealing with us unavoidably engaged, and fervently implore in anger for our sins, hath nevertheless the interposition of the Almighty Hand to remembered mercy. heal the wounds of the nation and to restore It has seemed to me fit and proper that it as soon as may be consistent with the they should be solemnly, reverently and Divine purposes to the full enjoyment of gratefully acknowledged as with one peace, harmony, tranquility and Union. heart and voice by the whole American In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set people. I do therefore invite my fellow my hand, and caused the seal of the United citizens in every part of the United States, States to be affixed. Done at the city of and also those who are at sea and those Washington, this third day of October, in the who are sojourning in foreign lands, to year of our Lord one thousand eight set apart and observe the last Thursday hundred and sixty-three, and of the of November next, as a day of independence of the United States the Thanksgiving and Praise to our eighty-eighth. beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Proclamation of President Abraham Heavens. And I recommend to them that Lincoln, 3 October, 1863. while offering up the ascriptions justly due Since 1863, Thanksgiving has been to Him for such singular deliverances and observed annually in the United States. blessings, they do also, with humble penitence for our national perverseness and disobedience, commend to his tender care
•Do we have the samereasons as Lincoln for takingthe holiday today?•Write a page about whatThanksgiving means to youOr•Make your list ofThanksgivings.
Each petition ends: for the coming of the Holy Spirit, the P …we give You thanks, Comforter… C and bless Your holy name. 8: For the holy Church, for the divine 1: Let us cry aloud our thanks to the all- waters of Baptism, for the comfort of blessed Trinity: Holy Absolution, and for the life-giving Use your For the tender love You show Your whole Sacrament of the Altar… prayer creation, we give You thanks…and bless 9: For the Sacred Scriptures, for the holy notes. Your holy name. Law that shows us our sin, and for the 2: For the food we eat, the clothes we holy Gospel that reveals the Use a verse wear, and the homes in which we live…. righteousness of Christ as Your gift to from the 3: For our families, for husbands and us… bible to wives, and especially children with their ?: For [Insert other thanksgivings as reflect on. joy and their trust, for grandparents and needed]… Send up grandchildren, for aunts and uncles… P: For these and all Your mercies, some 4: For the fields and their harvest, for mercies beyond number and measure, for Thanksgivi farmers and their labors, for the good all of which it is our joy to stand before ng. earth and all its bounty… You and give You thanks…and bless 5: For our nation and all its people, and your holy name. P raise for the freedoms we enjoy, especially for A: You are indeed blessed and holy R epentance the freedom to worship You in peace… and worthy of all honor and praise, O A 6: For the sufferings that come upon us Father Almighty, O only-begotten Son, ppreciation and for the reminder they bring of the one O Spirit of Holiness. To You alone do Y ou thing needful… we give all glory now and ever and E veryone 7: Above all for the incarnation of our unto the ages of ages! Amen! R esolve Lord, for His suffering and death, for His glorious resurrection and ascension and
1 We praise you, O God, our Redeemer, Creator;In grateful devotion our tribute we bring.We lay it before You, we kneel and adore You;We bless Your holy name, glad praises we sing.2 We worship You, God of our fathers, we bless You;Through trial and tempest our guide You have been.When perils oertake us, You will not forsake us.And with Your help, O Lord, our struggles we win.3 With voices united our praises we offerAnd gladly our songs of thanksgiving we raise.With You, Lord, beside us, Your strong arm will guide us.To You, our great Redeemer, forever be praise!
We Praise God for Sustaining Life in and through His Word Meet w/teams 3-5 min per box What are the major points of your text? How does your topic fit the pericope theme? How does it connect to the other texts? How is it unique?
How is God “my portion” when I am despised, in a foreign land or poor? Use your text as a defense for your answer. What prayer language is in your text concerning giving thanks? For what are we to pray and why? Connect to your personal life. What are some of the goals of Christian living in the world according to your verses? How are they fulfilled in Christ?
LSB 789Praise and thanksgiving, Father,We offer for all things living, created good;Harvest of sown field, fruits of the orchard,Hay from the mown fields, blossom and wood.Bless, Lord, the labor we bring to serve youThat with our neighbor we may be fed.Sowing or tilling, we would work with You,Harvesting, milling for daily bread.Father, providing food for your children,By your wise guiding teach us to share,One with another, so that rejoicing,With us all others may know your care. Amen.
Tis the gift to be simple,tis the gift to be free,tis the gift to come downwhere we ought to be,and when we find ourselves in the place just right,twill be in the valley of love and delight.When true simplicity is gainedto bow and to bend we shant be ashamed,to turn, turn, will be our delighttill by turning, turning we come round right.
Meet in two weeks 11/30 for First S. in Advent (Dec. 2) Jer. 33:14-18; Rom. 13:11-14; Matt. 21:1-9; Psalm 24; The Lord Jesus Comes in Humility to Redeem Us
Jeremiah 33:14-18 The LORDs desires. fullness thereof,[a] Eternal Covenant with David Matthew 21:1-9 The Triumphal Entry the world and those who dwell14 “Behold, the days are coming, declares therein, 21 Now when they drew near to 2 for he has founded it upon the seas the LORD, when I will fulfill the Jerusalem and came to Bethphage, promise I made to the house of Israel and established it upon the rivers. to the Mount of Olives, then and the house of Judah. 15 In those Jesus sent two disciples,2 saying to 3 Who shall ascend the hill of the LORD? days and at that time I will cause a them, “Go into the village in front of And who shall stand in his holy righteousBranch to spring up for you, and immediately you will find a place? David, and he shall execute justice 4 He who has clean hands and a pure donkey tied, and a colt with her. and righteousness in the land. 16 In Untie them and bring them to me. 3 If heart, those days Judah will be saved, and anyone says anything to you, you who does not lift up his soul Jerusalem will dwell securely. And shall say, „The Lord needs them,‟ and to what is false this is the name by which it will be he will send them at once.”4 This took and does not swear deceitfully. called: „The LORD is our place to fulfill what was spoken by 5 He will receive blessing from righteousness.‟ the prophet, saying, the LORD17 “For thus says the LORD: David shall and righteousness from the God of 5 “Say to the daughter of Zion, never lack a man to sit on the throne his salvation. „Behold, your king is coming to you, 6 Such is the generation of those who of the house of Israel, 18 and the humble, and mounted on a donkey, Levitical priests shall never lack a seek him, on a colt,[a] the foal of a beast of who seek the face of the God of man in my presence to offer burnt burden.‟” offerings, to burn grain offerings, and Jacob.[b] Selah to make sacrifices forever.” 6 The disciples went and did as Jesus had 7 Lift up your heads, O gates! directed them. 7 They brought the And be lifted up, O ancient doors,Romans 13:11-14 donkey and the colt and put on them that the King of glory may come11 Besides this you know the time, that their cloaks, and he sat on in. the hour has come for youto wake them. 8 Most of the crowd spread 8 Who is this King of glory? from sleep. For salvation is nearer to their cloaks on the road, and others The LORD, strong and mighty, us now than when we first cut branches from the trees and the LORD, mighty in battle! believed. 12 The night is far gone; the spread them on the road.9 And the 9 Lift up your heads, O gates! day is at hand. So then let us cast crowds that went before him and that And lift them up, O ancient doors, off the works of darkness and put on followed him were that the King of glory may come the armor of light.13 Let us walk shouting, “Hosanna to the Son of in. properly as in the daytime, not in David! Blessed is he who comes in 10 Who is this King of glory? orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the The LORD of hosts, immorality and sensuality, not in highest!” he is the King of glory! Selah quarreling and jealousy. 14 But put on Psalm 24 The King of Glory the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its 24 The earth is the LORDs and the