With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, most of us have spent the month of November sharing our appreciation for others, as well as planning our big Thanksgiving Day feasts.
But we must not forget to thank God, above all else, for blessing us with the holiday season, beginning with Thanksgiving and highlighted by Christmas.
So, what does the Bible say about being thankful? Here are 8 verses to remember during the Thanksgiving holiday:
Colossians 3: 15-17 15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.16 Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.17 And whatever you do,whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
Thessalonians 5:18 16 Rejoice always,17 pray continually,18 give thanks in all circumstances;for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
Psalm 95:22 Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.
Colossians 2: 6-76 So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him,7 rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.
Ephesians 1: 16-1716 I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers.17 I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit[a] of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better.
Romans 1: 2121 For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened.
Psalm 106: 11 Praise the Lord. Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.
Philippians 4: 6-76 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
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“Teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always…” Matthew 28:20
Welcome to West Angeles’ School of Practical Christian Living (PCL). Our mission is to present a disciplined study of God’s Word and principles for today’s Christian, on a non-technical level. PCL is an introduction to systematic Bible study, understanding, and application for everyday life.
Everyone tells us that we should study God’s word more often, but how does one go about studying the Bible? PCL offers you an opportunity to study Bible subjects that you have always wondered about. Here, the Bible is offered in a way that that’s easy to understand, giving you the opportunity to quickly learn the values of Christian living.
DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS TO LIVE AS A CHRISTIAN?
Now that you are saved, how do you discover God’s will and purpose for your life? Where do you learn how to be a better Christian, worker, parent, wife, or husband? How do you apply the Bible’s wisdom while navigating the challenges of today’s fast-paced world? Practical Christian Living is your answer.
Before you get started in the technical study of the Bible, you must have a foundation of Biblical knowledge to build upon.The courses we offer through the Practical Christian Living program help students to achieve a sound understanding and solid working knowledgeof the Bible.
Some of our courses include:
What Am I Called Of God To Do?
Financial Success How-to
Beginning Bible Study
PCL also offers several Certificate Programs. Courses of study include:
Basic Bible Foundation
The Interrelationship of Humanity & Spirit
Foundational Studies for Missionaries
For more information about our schedules, classes, and programs, or to have Practical Christian Living come to your church, please fill out the form below, or contact:
Elder Richard Brooks, Director of Practical Christian Living, at 323/733-8300, X2366.
COME TO PCL AND LEARN!
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Want to know what’s going on each Sunday at West Angeles Church? Have a look at the West Angeles Sunday Bulletin!
The Sunday Bulletin is a wealth of information. It includes Order of Service and instructions for worship. Included is the Sunday Hymn for those that like to sing along. You can also find the breakfast and dinner menu for the Crystal Room. In addition, service times for the entire week are available so families can plan ahead!
As you move forward through the bulletin, you’ll find the Scripture Reading for the day and the Prayer List for the week. The West Angeles Church Mission Statement is ever-present. There is a space to take notes from Bishop Blake’s sermon for those that wish to take the Word home with them on paper. You can also find more information on things such as Baby Dedications and Christian Education, and about how to get involved with the church and its programs, Lastly, there is information about important upcoming dates and updates on church-wide campaigns.
All the information that you need on a weekly basis is available in the West Angeles Sunday Bulletin! Check it out each week!