Mark D. Roberts
Thanksgiving Archives

As you know, on Thursday we celebrate Thanksgiving Day. Yet for many of us, that day is so full of activity that we actually have little time for intentional, extended giving thanks to God. So, as has been my tradition […]

In this post I want to tell you about a great Thanksgiving tradition. Yes, yes, I know Thanksgiving Day comes a week from Thursday. But I’m putting up this post in the hopes that there still might be time for […]

Wherever I have lived during my adult life, I’ve learned to be grateful for the beauty of that slice of God’s creation. When I lived in the Boston area, I loved the turning of the leaves in autumn and the […]

Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 On this Thanksgiving Day in the United States, I want to reflect on a verse from Paul’s first letter to […]

Praise the LORD! I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart, in the company of the upright, in the congregation. Great are the works of the LORD, studied by all who delight in them. Full of honor […]

Excerpt Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice. He prostrated himself at Jesusâ?? feet and thanked him. And he was a Samaritan. Then Jesus asked, â??Were not ten […]

The Bible instructs us to be consistently thankful. In writing to the Thessalonian Christians, the Apostle Paul said, â??Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for youâ? (1 Thess 5:18). This sounds […]

For several years, it has been my history to put up a bit of Thanksgiving history during the week prior to the holiday. So, once again, here is a brief history of Thanksgiving. A couple of years ago I asked […]