Thanksgiving Research Paper

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“Sing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” Colossians 3:16B ERV

Let’s stop and look at how Webster’s dictionary defines gratitude and thanksgiving:

Gratitude – “a feeling of thankful appreciation for favors or benefits received; thankfulness.”

Thanksgiving – “the act of giving thanks an expression of this; esp; a formal often public, expression of thanks to God in the form of a prayer, etc.”

We find that even though we interchange them, they really are two different expressions. Gratitude is a feeling expressed through thanksgiving to God. Hence, we should live in an attitude of gratitude with thanksgiving – always. Whether we’re singing psalms, hymns –any type of worship or talking to God, we

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