A Sermon Series designed to enhance Thankful Living!

November 5-26, 2017 (4 Weeks)

Series Summary: Thankfulness is a perspective on life that is in direct contrast with negativity and
ungratefulness. The Bible is clear that followers of Jesus are to be a continually thankful people and that God blesses those who live with a perspective of gratitude. We are especially blessed to live in a unique Nation that was founded with a concept of “Thanksgiving” and we celebrate annually this great lifegiving value of gratitude! This series will help you to develop a lifestyle of Thankful Living with all of its benefits and blessings!Date Title Main Text

November 5 THANKS 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
Main Idea: God’s Word tells us to be thankful continually and, more importantly, we are told how to be
continually thankful. This message will highlight the instructions God has given to help you experience
thankful living. **Lord’s Supper today!

November 12 A Lot (as in Thanks “A Lot”) Ephesians 2:1-10
Main Idea: When we consider the amazing grace God shows us in forgiving all of our sins and making us
joint heirs with Jesus Christ, we will be extremely grateful and focused on the needs of others.

November 19 Perspective James 1:16-18; 1:2-5
Main Idea: The Bible gives us a unique perspective, derived from God’s Wisdom, that causes us to be
thankful for all of our blessings as gifts from God and we even see our trials as momentary inducements
to spiritual growth and God’s glory.

November 26 Results Ephesians 1:15-23
Main Idea: Living in a state of thankfulness goes hand in hand with an authentic faith walk with Jesus,
which results in being focused on serving God and reaching others in Jesus name.


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