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Thanksgiving Quotes From 20 of the Most Influential Church Leaders

Thanksgiving Quotes

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Newsmax released a list of the 100 Most Influential Evangelicals in America that includes men and women of faith that are involved in many different circles of the church world. Here are some inspirational Thanksgiving quotes, in no particular order, from 20 of those influential leaders.

This Thanksgiving let’s encourage each other and impress into everyone we come in contact with that because of Jesus Christ and what He has done for us, thankfulness and praise will ever be on our lips (Psalm 34:1).

20 Thanksgiving Quotes

“In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” – Thessalonians 5:18

  1. “Even when life may be difficult, we should thank God for all He does for us which we do not deserve.” –Billy Graham

Thanksgiving Quotes Rick Warren

2. “In happy moments, praise God. In difficult moments, seek God. In quiet moments, worship God. In painful moments, trust God. Every moment, thank God.” –Rick Warren

Thanksgiving Quotes Charles Stanley

3. “Gratitude produces deep, abiding joy because we know that God is working in us, even through difficulties.” –Charles Stanley

Thanksgiving Quotes John Piper

4. “Thanksgiving with the mouth stirs up thankfulness in the heart.” –John Piper

Thanksgiving quotes Tim Keller

5. “Gratitude is what you feel. Thanksgiving is what you do.” –Tim Keller

Thanksgiving Quotes David Jeremiah

6. “No matter what our circumstances, we can find a reason to be thankful.” –Dr. David Jeremiah

Thanksgiving quotes Ravi Zacharias

7. “‘Gratitude’ comes from the same word as freedom (gratis = free). Gratitude is the freeing expression of a free heart toward one who freely gave.” –Ravi Zacharias

Thanksgiving Quotes R.C. Sproul

8. “God doesn’t want us to just feel gratitude, but for us to show it by giving thanks to God with our lives.” –R.C. Sproul

Anne Graham Lotz quote

9. “When life is good and we have no problems, we can almost let ourselves believe we have no need for God. But in my experience, sometimes the richest blessings come through pain and hard things.” – Anne Graham Lotz

Thanksgiving Quotes John McArthur

10. “No matter how choppy the seas become, a believer’s heart is buoyed by constant praise and gratefulness to the Lord.” – John MacArthur

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