Giving Thanks to God

Text: Colossians 3:17

Why Should We Give Thanks?

  • The Creation (Genesis 1:31)
  • His care for us (Psalm 8:3-4)
  • The scheme of redemption (Ephesians 3:11)
  • The sacrifice of Christ (John 3:16)
  • The church (Ephesians 1:22-23)
  • The word of God (1 Corinthians 2:10-11,16)
  • The hope of heaven (1 Peter 1:4)

How Do We Give Thanks?

  • Verbal expressing thanks to God through prayer (Philippians 4:6) & singing (Colossians 3:16)
  • Using what we have been given
  • Worshipping & serving God
  • Looking to God for future blessings

Read the article: Giving Thanks to God for Our Spiritual Blessings [Although this outline includes physical & spiritual blessings from God, the article — as indicated by the title — focuses on the spiritual blessings.

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