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November 23, 2011

posted Nov 29, 2011, 5:27 AM by Olivia Russ
Vanessa Burke
In Everything, Give Thanks
Vanessa Burke

In the midst of a storm at sea and with those who were taking him prisoner to be brought before Caesar, before Paul broke bread, he gave thanks (Acts 27); as David rejoiced at the fact that the people followed his example and gave plenty of gold, silver, bronze, iron and precious stones for the building of a temple for the Lord, he gave thanks (I Chronicles 29).

Newburgh Theological Seminary

When Jonah spoke that “my soul fainted within me” during his traumatic ordeal in the belly of a whale, he still remembered the Lord and sacrificed to Him with the “voice of thanksgiving.”... (Continued)