Thanksgiving No Matter What

When we render our thanks to God, we are doing three things that need to be emphasized. When we consider that we are offering up our gratitude in a year when the dirty deeds have been abundant, the scoffers ...

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A Theology of Christmas Presents (3)

Introduction: As we continue our consideration of the whole question of gift-giving at Christmas, we have been studying the background. What does the Bible teach about giving and receiving generally, and how can we apply these general principles to specific situations—like our Christmas shopping and our presents? So we started with the ultimate gift of …

A Theology of Christmas Presents (2)

Introduction: In the first message of this series, we considered that there are three basic kinds of gifts—the mandatory gift of the tithe, where God is teaching us how He runs the world, the free will gift of the offering, where the student demonstrates that he is beginning to grasp the lesson, and the celebratory …