Tag Archives: 1 Thessalonians 5:18

It Could Have Been Worse

When Robinson Crusoe was shipwrecked on his lonely island, he drew up in two columns what he called the evil and the good. He was cast away on a desolate island, but he was still alive—not drowned, as his ship’s … Continue reading

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One Special Day

I recently heard someone say, “I don’t think there should be one special day set aside for thanksgiving.”  After pausing to let his remark sink in, he continued, “I think that there should be one day set aside for griping … Continue reading

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What Are You Supposed to Say?

A friend once brought her 4 sons to our house for Halloween. My wife and I invited these trick-or-treaters inside so we could comment on their costumes. The youngest, 3 years old, was dressed as a ghost. When they were … Continue reading

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Thanks in All Circumstances

“Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”—1 Thessalonians 5:18. I saw this verse put to the test recently. My wife and I were worshiping with some friends at the North American Christian … Continue reading

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