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How should we view the American custom or celebrating Thanksgiving Day? 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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The Pilgrim 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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Question Box 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 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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Put THANKS Back Into THANKSGIVING 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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LET'S REMEMBER THE MEANING OF THANKSGIVING DAY 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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THANKSGIVING A LOST ART? 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 Day WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU? 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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Two Teen-agers View My Responsibility As An American 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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THANKSGIVING DAY What Should It Mean To You? 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 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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The Pilgrim 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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Thanksgiving Day... What Should It Mean To You? 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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