What Is Thanks-Living? •It is living a life of thanksgiving to   God for His manifold blessings!Ephesians 5:1-4, 20; cf. R...
Why Thanks-living?•A life filled with thanksgiving is fullof joy and blessings. Ps. 107:21-22   •Thanksgiving is vital to ...
Thanksgiving Starts in Your Heart!•Joy in the Lord leads to gratefulness andour thanksgiving, all stemming from God’sgreat...
It’s Part of a Complete Prayer Life!  •Without thanksgiving prayer is  incomplete! 1 Thes. 5:17-18  •But in everything by ...
We Must Set the Right Example!  •Jesus did this… Lk. 22:17, 19;  Jn. 11:40-45  •We must be thankful…  Col. 3:15; 1 Thes. 2...
Finale:•Let us seek to keep the joy of the     Lord being our strength by       keeping a thankful life!        Phil. 4:4;...
Invitation to Thanks-Living!•You are invited to enjoy a life filled withblessings through Jesus Christ!Ephesians 1:3; 2 Ti...
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By Mike Smith Who knew? You can live a life of thanksgiving all year round!

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  1. 1. What Is Thanks-Living? •It is living a life of thanksgiving to God for His manifold blessings!Ephesians 5:1-4, 20; cf. Rom. 1:21 •Are you experiencing an intimateprayer life with God? Romans 12:12 •Do you seek a God pleasing life? Hebrews 11:6
  2. 2. Why Thanks-living?•A life filled with thanksgiving is fullof joy and blessings. Ps. 107:21-22 •Thanksgiving is vital to proper prayer life! 1 Thes. 5:18•Thanks-living sets the example ofright living before others. Ps.105:1
  3. 3. Thanksgiving Starts in Your Heart!•Joy in the Lord leads to gratefulness andour thanksgiving, all stemming from God’sgreatness! Colossians 2:6-7 •Seek to be acceptable to God… Ps. 19:14; Col. 3:15 •God’s goodness gives us cause to rejoice… Ps. 13:5; 16:9; 28:7 •We’ll want to speak of His goodness… Ps. 45:1 •Proper to fear/honor God… Ps. 86:11 •God’s word causes thanks… Ps. 119:111 •Loves God by obeying Him… Jn. 14:15
  4. 4. It’s Part of a Complete Prayer Life! •Without thanksgiving prayer is incomplete! 1 Thes. 5:17-18 •But in everything by prayer… with thanksgiving… Phil. 4:6 •Our efforts in life in everything we do, recognizes God’s hand throughout. Hebrews 13:15 •Every good thing comes from God! James 1:17
  5. 5. We Must Set the Right Example! •Jesus did this… Lk. 22:17, 19; Jn. 11:40-45 •We must be thankful… Col. 3:15; 1 Thes. 2:13 •We should live so as to make many thanksgivings unto God… 2 Cor. 9:10-ff; Matthew 5:16 •We will pray for all people… 1 Timothy 2:1-2; Matthew 5:43-45
  6. 6. Finale:•Let us seek to keep the joy of the Lord being our strength by keeping a thankful life! Phil. 4:4; Neh. 8:10 •May we seek to always have an intimate relationship with God. 1 Peter 5:7•Remember to always give thanks to God in whatever you do by Christ’s authority. Col. 3:17
  7. 7. Invitation to Thanks-Living!•You are invited to enjoy a life filled withblessings through Jesus Christ!Ephesians 1:3; 2 Timothy 2:10•How to be saved (get into Christ): •Hear & Believe His gospel… Rom. 1:16-17 •Repent of sin… Acts 11:18 •Confess Christ… Rom. 10:9-10 •Be baptized into Christ… Gal. 3:27 •Then, be faithful. Rev. 2:10

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