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Happy American Thanksgiving!

Today is the fourth Thursday in November, annually celebrated in the United States as Thanksgiving Day since 1941. It was on this date – 26 November – in 1789 that President George Washington proclaimed a national day of Thanksgiving and in 1863 that President Abraham Lincoln set Thanksgiving Day as the final Thursday of November. 1,916 more words

Holidays And Festivals

Thanksgiving and the Feast of Tabernacles

The American holiday of the last Thursday in November and the Jewish Feast of Tabernacles have at least one thing in common: thanksgiving to God.  At Trinity Baptist Church, Barstow, CA where I’m the Assistant Pastor, part of our worship service is a responsive reading in the Gospel of John.   875 more words

Q And A Today

Quotes that were never been really said by famous people Day 2

One of the famous quotes that fathers tell their son about the virtue of honesty was a story concerning the young George Washington when he cut a cherry tree from a biography written by Parson Mason Weems. 72 more words


McDaniel: The Providential History of Thanksgiving

By Senator Chris McDaniel

In the difficult winter of 1777, General George Washington’s army was suffering from bitter cold, a lack of supplies and the obvious superiority of British forces. 799 more words


Thanksgiving Day -- Set Aside to Praise God

One of my favorite holidays is Thanksgiving Day.  I love to get together with my extended family, enjoy a big feast, play games and catch up on how everyone is doing, and to praise God for blessing us in so many ways. 523 more words

Sweet Home

VIDEO: Thanksgiving in America

Earlier today our friends David and Jason Benham posted an awesome video about Thanksgiving. It really reflected the problem of the flesh and the spirit and gave us something to reflect on this Thanksgiving holiday. 481 more words