Sermons on Gratitude

Sermons on Gratitude

Giving Thanks for the Taking (1 Thessalonians 5:18)

Job blessed God for giving and for taking from him. We can understand why you would thank God for giving, but why would you thank God for taking from you? God is sovereign Everything that happens in this world is under the direct control of God. He rules over everything and everyone. Nothing takes Him by surprise. Even the bad things in life are directly under His control. Life and death are entirely in His hands. If you receive something,…

Don’t Forget to Be Thankful (Luke 17:11-19)

While Jesus is on His way to Jerusalem ten lepers see Him and cry out to Him for mercy. He promptly heals them, but only one of them turns around and thanks Him. We do not see what we are apart from Christ Lepers were complete outcasts from Jewish society, but Samaritans were even more despised. The other lepers were not grateful for healing, but the Samaritan showed immense gratitude. One of the reasons we are not grateful is because…