Thankful

LIfting Thanks

Ways to Say Thank You

Danke
Merci
Arigato
Mahalo
Gracias

Things We Make Thanksgiving About

Food
Festivities
Family
Football

The Purpose of Praise

Inward Experience
Outward Expression
Upward Engagement

The Process of Praise

Engage
Experience
Express

Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

– 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Thankfulness is Found in Awareness

Blood of Jesus
Blessings from the resurrection
Body of believers

Thankfulness is Found in Attitude

Jesus embodies the power of God
Jesus embodies the presence of God
Jesus embodies the provision of God

Thankfulness is Found in Action

Remember to count your blessings
Remember the giver of blessings
Remember to be a blessing