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Give Thanks!a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: It’s time to start thinking about Thanksgiving! Does your church host a Thanksgiving worship service, hand out food baskets, or cook Thanksgiving dinner for the community? Consider sending participants home with a Thanksgiving gift from CTA. Look for magnetic calendars, devotion books, and bookmarks at www.CTAinc.com! How empty life would feel if we…

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Counting Your Blessings Every Daya free Thanksgiving devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: We encourage you to use this Thanksgiving devotion as you celebrate with your church, your co-workers, and your family. Amidst the turkey and pumpkin pie, take time to reflect on God’s gracious provisions in your life and the wonderful opportunities we have to share our blessings with others. Introduction Lanterns swung in the…

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I Spy!a free Thanksgiving devotion for children

Before the children arrive, create a pair of “Blessings Binoculars.” Cut white paper to size and wrap it around a pair of binoculars, using colorful markers to add the words, “Blessings Binoculars.” Or tape together two cardboard tubes, labeling the homemade binoculars as described above.  You will also need a Count Your Blessings activity bookmark…

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Attitudes of the Hearta free Thanksgiving devotion for this week’s meetings

One night on his way home the great Bible commentator Matthew Henry was robbed. After this unfortunate incident, he recorded this prayer in his journal: “I thank Thee that I have never been robbed before. I thank Thee that even though they took my purse, they did not take my life. I thank Thee that though…

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God’s Worda free devotion for a month of Thanksgiving

Editor’s note: We are now just one month away from Thanksgiving. As you plan your Turkey Day celebrations, we encourage you to live out the next 30 days with a spirit of true thanksgiving—giving thanks to our Lord and Savior who has blessed us beyond measure. With that in mind, why not gather your co-workers…

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A Prayer for Thanksgivinga free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion includes a prayer/meditation written by faithful pastor Walter E. Schuette who has since gone to be with the Lord. We pray that his witness will encourage you for your own life of witness! Read Deuteronomy 8:10–18, focusing especially on verse 10. Heavenly Father, how wonderfully you provide for your…

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Count Your Blessings

Getting Started Before the children arrive, create a pair of “Blessings Binoculars.” Cut white paper to size and wrap it around a pair of binoculars, using colorful markers to add the words, “Blessings Binoculars.” Or tape together two cardboard tubes, labeling these, “Blessing Binoculars.” Introduction When I hike in the woods or go on vacation…

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Count Your Blessings–a free children’s devotion for Thanksgiving

Editor’s note: This devotion is slightly adapted from CTA’s free devotion designed to accompany the Count Your  Blessings materials. See our web catalog for items you may want to use to help children experience and express thankfulness to God during this Thanksgiving month. Getting Started You will need a bag of candy corn. (This is in addition to the small…

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Honoring Each Other: Thanking Those Who Serve Us

The parts that we think are less honorable we treat with special honor. And the parts that are unpresentable are treated with special modesty. 1 Corinthians 12:23 Sit back. Relax. It’s been a long, hard day. Slip those aching feet into a tub of warm water. Savor the comfort seeping through your body. Feet might…

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A Month of Thanksgivings! (free devotion)

Editor’s Note: The inimitable Tim Wesemann creates and creates and creates. Below is a list he created a few years ago, designed to help God’s people give thanks for blessings big and small during the month of November–one blessing per day. Print it and post it on your refrigerator or filing cabinet. See if the Lord…

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