Turkey Busters 6: Thankful No Matter What

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This is Part Six of a seven-part series.  Here are parts One, Two, Three, Four and Five if you need to catch up. Sign up to receive Turkey Busters sent straight to your inbox.

Verse: Give thanks no matter what happens. God wants you to thank him because you believe in Christ Jesus. – 1 Thessalonians 5:18 (NIrV)

Big Idea:  Give thanks to God no matter what.  

What makes you thankful? Playing with friends? Getting good grades? Winning a game?

What about when you’re fighting with your friends or you get a bad grade or your team loses? Are you still thankful then?

It’s much easier to be thankful when life’s going our way. The good things in our lives motivate us to give thanks. A truly thankful person, however, learns to give thanks no matter what. 
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Turkey Busters 2: Thankfulness

This is Part Two of a seven-part series. Here is Part One if you need to catch up. Sign up to receive Turkey Busters sent straight to your inbox.

Verse to Remember:  Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. – Psalm 100:4 (NIrV)

Big Idea: I need to take time to thank God.

Have you ever forgotten to do something important? Was it something for school or a chore around the house? Maybe you owed someone money and forgot to pay them back.

It’s easy to forget things that matter when we’re busy or distracted. That’s what happened to a group of men who met Jesus.

These guys were in bad shape. They had a terrible skin disease called leprosy. In those days, people with leprosy had to stay away from everyone else. That meant that not only were these guys sick, but they had to leave home. They could never see their family or friends. Can you imagine how hard that would be? Continue reading “Turkey Busters 2: Thankfulness”