Today I Choose Joy
A Brief History of Thanksgiving in America
Remember: The importance of practicing Thanksgiving always came out of difficulty .
1. Rejoicing requires that it be an every day priority .
A. Rejoices right now.
B. The motivation is found in the Lord.
C. On-going, never stopping, continual rejoicing.
D. Paul then repeats it for emphasis.
2. Spiritual rejoicing is always coupled with sweet reasonableness .
3. Anxiety and joy cannot co-exist in a Christian. We must choose .
Scriptures: Philippians 4:4-7; 4:11; Galatians 5:16-26; Matthew 6:25-34