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Give Thanks in All Circumstances

The follower of Jesus is commanded to give thanks in all circumstances. In part 12 of 1 & 2 Thessalonians: Hope In Trying Times, Pastor Dan Cox reads from 1 Thessalonians 5:18.

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Study Notes

WHY should I give thanks?

  • God commands it
  • God is worthy of it
  • It is good for the soul
  • It is good for the body
  • It is good for the Body

WHEN should I give thanks?

  • In good times
  • In bad times
  • In ordinary times
  • In other words… in ALL times

HOW should I give thanks?

  • In private worship
  • In public worship
  • In the spirit
  • In the Spirit
  • In words
  • In deeds

Applying the Text

  • Cultivate an “attitude of gratitude”
  • Begin your prayers with, “God, I thank You…”