Holiday Day Information Thanksgiving
How should we view the American custom or celebrating Thanksgiving Day?
Letter Answering Department - 900 Series - Letter Number: 930   -  1959
How should we view the American custom or celebrating Thanksgiving Day? The Thanksgiving holiday was established in comparatively recent years. It is, or course, not mentioned in Scripture - but the principle or attending and celebrating national holidays is made clear in Scripture. Thanksgiving Day ...
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How should we view the American custom or celebrating Thanksgiving Day?
 
The Pilgrim "Sabbath" Case of Mistaken Identity
Lawson C Briggs  -  Good News   -  November 1975
Many Mormons, Presbyterians, Congregationalists, Pentecostals, even some Baptists - in short, the descendants of the Puritans and their friends of 16thcentury Britain - call Sunday the "Christian Sabbath." The Puritans objected to many pagan features of so-called Christianity. They prohibi ...
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The Pilgrim
 
Question Box
Good News Staff  -  Good News   -  November 1959
Question: How should we view the American custom of celebrating Thanksgiving Day? Answer: The Thanksgiving holiday was established in comparatively recent years. It is, of course, not mentioned in Scripture - but the principle of attending and celebrating national holidays is made clear in scripture ...
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Be Thankful
David L Antion  -  Good News   -  August 1967
One of the greatest of all sins is the sin of INGRATITUDE! Although Americans observe Thanksgiving, millions still do not know what it means to be thankful. You need to know how, when, and to WHOM to be thankful-no matter what country you live in. STOP LOOK, and listen. You'll see multitudes of un ...
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Be Thankful
 
Put THANKS Back Into THANKSGIVING
Raymond F McNair  -  Plain Truth   -  November-December 1984
Each year the people of the United States and Canada set aside a national day of thanksgiving. Why? Do the inhabitants of fabulously rich North America really know the cause of their manifold blessings? Few people around the world understand the origin and purpose behind the American and Canadian cu ...
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Put THANKS Back Into THANKSGIVING
 
LET'S REMEMBER THE MEANING OF THANKSGIVING DAY
Raymond F McNair  -  Plain Truth   -  November 1976
As we prepare to celebrate our Bicentennial Thanksgiving day, do we Americans realize the real source and the true extent of our many blessings? Have we Americans carelessly forgotten the real meaning of Thanksgiving day? Truly no other nation in the history of the world has been so greatly blessed ...
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LET'S REMEMBER THE MEANING OF THANKSGIVING DAY
 
THANKSGIVING A LOST ART?
Brian Knowles  -  Plain Truth   -  October-November 1979
Materially speaking, the United States and Canada are undoubtedly two of the most blessed nations, in history. Never have two nations risen to such dizzying heights of prosperity and technological advancement. Truly we live in "bountiful lands" -but have we forgotten the source of those bl ...
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THANKSGIVING A LOST ART?
 
Thanksgiving Day WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU?
Eugene M Walter  -  Plain Truth   -  October-November 1974
To many Americans Thanksgiving Day means sumptuous turkey dinners, family reunions and football games. Most seem to forget that the very name of this traditional holiday means to give thanks. But give thanks to whom? For what? And why? In 1630 the little 350-ton Arbella was plowing westward through ...
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Thanksgiving Day WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU?
 
Thanksgiving Day... What does it mean to YOU?
Eugene M Walter  -  Plain Truth   -  November 1969
To many Americans Thanksgiving Day means sumptuous turkey dinners, family reunions and football games. Most seem to forget that the very name of this traditional holiday means to give thanks. But give thanks to whom? For what? And why? In 1630 the little 350-ton Arbella was plowing westward through ...
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Thanksgiving Day... What does it mean to YOU?
 
Two Teen-agers View My Responsibility As An American
Herbert W Armstrong  -  Plain Truth   -  November 1976
As we Americans prepare to celebrate our Bicentennial Thanksgiving holiday, the abundant blessings and priceless privileges we all enjoy should be especially appreciated. Yet with privileges come responsibilities. Last summer, The Plain Truth sponsored a Bicentennial essay contest for the teen-age m ...
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Two Teen-agers View My Responsibility As An American
 
THANKSGIVING DAY What Should It Mean To You?
Eugene M Walter  -  Plain Truth   -  November 20, 1975
To many Americans Thanksgiving Day means sumptuous turkey dinners, family reunions and football games. Most seem to forget that the very name of this traditional holiday means to give thanks. But give thanks to whom? For what? And why? In 1630 the little 350-ton Arbella was plowing westward through ...
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THANKSGIVING DAY What Should It Mean To You?
 
Thanksgiving
Garner Ted Armstrong  -  Radio Broadcast   -  1977
Fall harvest festivals are a part of every civilization, called Feast of Harvest or Harvest Homes Celebrations, Feasts of Ingathering, all of them have one central theme that of Thanksgiving. A Thanksgiving day makes sense for an agrarian rural sociality with smells of hay and apple cider, stalks of ...
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Thanksgiving
 
Thanksgiving
John H Ogwyn  -  Sermon   -  November 19, 1977
Several years ago when my wife and family and I were living in Missouri, saw a sign up in a store about the time of Thanksgiving that really struck me as being, I never seen a particular sign like this, but I think that the individual that put it up summed up quite a bit of the attitude and the feel ...
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Thanksgiving
 
The Pilgrim "Sabbath" - Case of Mistaken Identity
Worldwide Church of God  -  Special Topics   -  1975
Many Mormons, Presbyterians, Congregationalists, Pentecostals, even some Baptists - in short, the descendants of the Puritans and their friends of 16thcentury Britain - call Sunday the "Christian Sabbath. "The Puritans objected to many pagan features of so-called Christianity. They prohibi ...
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The Pilgrim
 
Thanksgiving Day... What Should It Mean To You?
Ambassador College Production  -  Special Topics   -  1973
To many Americans Thanksgiving Day means sumptuous turkey dinners, family reunions and football games. Most seem to forget that the very name of this traditional holiday means to give thanks. But give thanks to whom? For what? And why? IN 1630 the little 350-ton Arbella was plowing westward through ...
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Thanksgiving Day... What Should It Mean To You?
 

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