The Thanksgiving Chair

This video helps us see the true meaning of “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you (1Thessalonians 5:16-18).

Give God thanks today, it’s what He wants you to do.

The Thanksgiving Chair Lesson

First impressions:

1. What do you think about this man and his life of thanksgiving?

2. How does this man live out 1 Ths 5:18 in his life?

3. In what “circumstances” did this man give thanks?

4. Did some situations seem easier or harder to give thanks in than others?

Living In Thanksgiving:

5. What do these passages tell us about how often God wants us to express our gratitude to Him?

  • Heb 13:15 –
  • 1 Ths 5:18 –
  • Eph 5:20 –
  • Col 2:7 –
  • Col 3:17 –
  • Col 4:2 –
  • 1 Tim 2:1 –

6. Why does God put such a premium on us expressing our thanks to Him every day, for everything?

7. Is it easy to forget to be thankful (ref. Luke 17:11-19)? Explain your answer.

8. If your life was governed by thanksgiving and you abounded in it all the time, how would that affect the way you live and pray on a daily basis?

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