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Thanksgiving quotes & prayers

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Saying prayers is an important part of showing your gratitude to God
 

A prayer to bless your
Thanksgiving table

Dear Father, on this Thanksgiving Day,
We bow our heads and humbly pray.
And offer our gratitude for all you’ve done,
Especially for Jesus Christ, your son.
We pause to offer this prayer giving praise,
And promise to worship you now and always.
 

In everything give thanks

Here are some of our favorite thoughts from the Bible and from Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of Christian Science.

I will praise the name of God with a song, and magnify Him with thanksgiving.  Psalms 69:30

In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. I Thessalonians 5:18

And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the Lord your God. Joel 2:26

Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place.  II Corinthians 2:14  

We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come;  because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned. Revelation 11:17

Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms. Psalms 95:2

We thy people and sheep of thy pasture will give thee thanks for ever: we will shew forth thy praise to all generations.  Psalms. 79:13

Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise. Psalms 100:4

Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Revelation 7:12

I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.  Psalms 34:1

Gratitude is much more than a verbal expression of thanks.  Action expresses more gratitude than speech. Mary Baker Eddy

"Are we really grateful for the good already received?  Then we shall avail ourselves of the blessings we have, and thus be fitted to receive more."  Mary Baker Eddy 

"Those ready for the blessing you impart will give thanks." Mary Baker Eddy

I will praise Thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart. Psalms 86:12

O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good... Psalms 107:1

"To keep the commandments of our Master and follow his example, is our proper debt to him and the only worthy evidence of our gratitude for all that he has done. " Mary Baker Eddy

 

Thanksgiving quote

“Outward worship is not of itself sufficient to express loyal and heartfelt gratitude…” Mary Baker Eddy

“For a victory over a single sin, we give thanks and magnify the Lord of Hosts.” Mary Baker Eddy

Mary Baker Eddy is the founder of Christian Science and author of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, a helpful companion to the Bible.

Christian Science is based on the words and works of Jesus Christ, and the Holy Bible is our guide.  

Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving. Colossians 4:2

Share your gratitude to God for his blessings in your life.

  • " I am grateful for all who support the church in its mission to bless all mankind.  I don't know what I would do without Christian Science and Jesus Christ!  Peace and love." — Tina
  • "To my Father Mother God! It is with only gratitude, that I give thanks for the blessing of our new home. After months of searching for approvals, God finally blessed us with our home. I would also like to give thanks for the favor God has placed upon my family, in time of many troubles. With treatments from my mother; reading Science and Health with key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy; and affirmations, God has favored our family's desires and destiny." — Tynetta
  • "Here is my "Gratitude list," for this year. I'm thankful to God for His constant love and protection, to Christ Jesus our wayshower, for Mary Baker Eddy who gave us Christian Science which helps us to understand Jesus' teachings, for all of the people at our local Christian Science Church for their loving support, for my wonderful family and friends that make every day a joy, for all who are giving unselfishly to helping others here and around the world.  I pray for all who are governing our country and other countries around the globe.  May God's grace uplift and support them.." — Nelson
  • "I especially appreciate the Thanksgiving service at Christian Science Churches on Thanksgiving Day.  I've been to interfaith Thanksgiving Services in our community, but as far as I know, the Church of Christ, Scientist is the only church that comes together on Thanksgiving Day to sing praises to God.  It's my favorite service of the year with family members and visitors joining in. " — Katie

 

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