COME BEFORE GOD WITH THANKSGIVING
                                                       Psalm 65:1-13 (p452)


  Introduction

        A.  Brief history of Thanksgiving Day:  1621 - Pilgrims and native Americans;
              1863 - Pres. Abraham Lincoln declares National Day of Thanksgiving.

        B.  Let’s have an attitude of gratitude.  Psalm 65:1-13

        C.  Let’s reflect on several blessings from God for which we are grateful.

    I.  God’s providing us the necessities of life.  Matthew 6:25-33 (707)
        
        A.  Don’t worry.  Trust in God.

   II.  Our friends.  Proverb 17:17; 18:24 (496)

  III.  Our fellow Christians.  1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 (873) ; Hymn 656

  IV.  Our family.  Proverb 18:22 (496); Psalm 127:3 (479); Proverb
         17:6 (496)

   V.  Our spiritual blessings in Christ.  Ephesians 1:3 (863)  Such as :

Conclusion

   A.  God is responsible for all of our blessings.  James 1:17 (892)

   B.  We give our Heavenly Father praise and glory because He is worthy.  Psalm 107:1

   C.  Poem and prayer of thanksgiving and praise to God.