Eyes Fixed on the Goodness of God

Happy Thanksgiving Week, Friends! We are touched that you are taking a few precious minutes to pause in the busyness of holiday preparations to be with us. Today we're sharing a written (and audio!) post by Jaime Sherman on the practice of fixing our eyes on the goodness of God. The feature also includes a look ahead to our advent series, Thanksgiving songs to enjoy this week, sections to read from the Bible, reflection questions, and a brief look at the first Thanksgiving in the New World 400 years ago.

Giving Thanks in Lament

As we’ve been studying the final commandment from Exodus 20 and once again reviewing Psalm 19, I’ve been reminded that thankfulness to God is often the antidote we need for covetousness. As we practice gratitude, we pray, “Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O LORD, my rock and my redeemer” (Psalm 19:14). Read more in today's post...

Lingering in Gratitude

By Jaime Sherman Our nation’s capital is home to hundreds of rock-hewn memorials and monuments that ask its 25 million visitors annually to pause between photo ops and hot dog stands to remember. To remember the military conflicts that threatened our country’s freedom. To remember the men and women who sacrificed their time, and in … Continue reading Lingering in Gratitude