GIVING THANKS

The old farmer, visiting a friend, noted that no one gave thanks before the meal. He could not resist his “needed” rebuke: “The only thing around our home that does not give thanks before a meal is the “hogs”.  I am certain I would have been a little more gracious than that, like:  “May IContinue reading “GIVING THANKS”

THANKS AND THANKSGIVING

Thanks and thanksgiving are mentioned at least six times in The Book of Colossians.  The various contexts in which they are found are most interesting; the one mentioned in 4:2 (NASB) is worthy of special consideration today.  The Apostle has just mentioned how slaves should treat their masters, and unless the masters think themselves toContinue reading “THANKS AND THANKSGIVING”

GIVING THANKS

The old farmer, visiting a friend, noted that no one gave thanks before the meal. He could not resist his “needed” rebuke: “The only thing around our home that does not give thanks before a meal is the “hogs”.  I am certain I would have been a little more gracious than that, like:  “May IContinue reading “GIVING THANKS”