Thanksgiving: A Christian Holiday, Squelched in The U.S.A.

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Psalm 50–“Offer to God thanksgiving,…”

Psalm 92–It is good to give thanks to the Lord, And to sing praises to Your name, O Most High;…”

1 Thessalonians 5–Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”

 

Thanksgiving Day has lost its biblical context in American society. That word “to” has been censored from our lexicon.  During Thanksgiving week, for millions of Americans, there will be little or no mention of God.  Most people will talk of this Thanksgiving holy day with little knowledge of its meaning.

Thanksgiving is “the act of giving thanks” and Thanksgiving Day is “a day appointed for giving thanks for divine goodness” (Webster).  Giving thanks is an action which has an object. In this case, it is giving thanksto God for his gracious goodness to…

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