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THANKSLIVING

By October 11, 2015 11 Comments

Thanksliving

What if you woke up today with only the things you thanked God for yesterday?

THANKSGIVING is one day on the calendar.

THANKSLIVING is an attitude in your heart.


“Give thanks to God—he is good
    and his love never quits.”
2 Chronicles 16:34 (The Message)


APPLICATION: What are you thankful today? Please leave a comment below.  THANK YOU.


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Bob Jones

Author Bob Jones

Pastor at North Pointe Community Church for 25 years. Happily married to Jocelyn for 36 years. We have two adult sons, Cory and his wife Lynsey and their son Vinnie; Jean Marc and his wife Angie and their three gorgeous daughters, Quinn, Lena and Annora. I love being a pastor and inspiring faith in Jesus through communicating, blogging, counseling and coaching. I enjoy running, reading, writing and ball hockey. Fan of the Esks and Pats. Follow me on Twitter @bobjones49ers

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Join the discussion 11 Comments

  • adena lowry says:

    Start small. That was the message on Sunday. Then your perspective will grow.
    Thankfulness allows me to see how much I have to give.
    Being thankful let’s me see my potential & the potential in others.
    God is good…..all the time.

  • Patricia says:

    First of all I am thankful to God for all of the blessings He has given me. I am thankful for all the simple little things I have to make my life easier and more comfortable. There are so many things we can take for granted that may not be there tomorrow. It`s the same way with people. I am thankful for the people who cross my path each day. Who knows for sure if they will be there tomorrow for me to appreciate. I already know this in a big way. When there is someone or something to be thankful for, it is important to be thankful today, don`t wait. I like this Thanksliving. We can be grateful for all things big and small, each and every day.

    I am thankful for North Pointe being a “City on a Hill” . I am thankful for all the wonderful people I have met. I am thankful for all the wonderful times I have had and for what is still to come. I am thankful for everything all of the Pastors, the support team and volunteers do. I am very thankful to be able call North Pointe my church family. Happy Thanksgiving everyone.

  • bob jones says:

    I am thankful for you. Great to have you as a part of the family at North Pointe!

  • bob jones says:

    You may start small but you dream BIG! I am thankful for the inspiration you provide for me to do the same. #TakeYouBestShot

  • Dawn Blaeser says:

    I’m grateful to God for putting me in the family He did. He is the Master planner!
    I’m grateful for all of my friends – new and life-long.
    I am grateful for all the adversity I have faced – in all areas of my life; living as a person with a physical disability, a small person, and a woman – it made me who I am. I’m still learning to embrace ALL of it, but getting there.
    Although I have not attended much, North Pointe has played an instrumental role!! Thank you!!!!

  • Debbie Philips says:

    I am grateful for: life (I would not know otherwise if I had not lived or been born). I give thanks for hope, of eternal life (something more greater than life itself would be totally amazing indeed). I give thanks for the beauty of creation which includes people and nature (for as far as one can see to all one sees that surrounds is wonderous at the best of times, for earth’s existence when one comprehends the vastness of the universe how can we not count it a miracle and a blessing for mankind. I give thanks for the mystery of what I do not see but exists in presence, God’s Kingdom, where mercy, grace is found and Spirit dwells in and among us every day. I give thanks and I am grateful for all I have to this day.

  • bob jones says:

    Those a fantastic things to be thankful for. So glad that NP has a good influence on you.

  • bob jones says:

    Good on you Debbie for being grateful. What a wonderful list. So glad NP has a place on it and you have a place in NP. Happy Thanksgiving.

  • Debbie Philips says:

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

  • Sarah says:

    I am grateful that for going on three years now my daughters HIV count has consistently and continuously come back as virus undetectable!! When we became a family through adoption, she was only two and a half years old, her viral load back then was extremely high – boarder line AIDS. I am grateful for Doctors. I am grateful for Medicine. I am grateful for Miracles!! I am grateful that God can use us for HIS purpose, no matter who we are. And that He loves us all the same. And I am grateful that at North Point we can come as we are.

  • bob jones says:

    Doctors, medicine, miracles and “virus undetectable.” – all great things to be grateful for. I am grateful for you posting and being a part of North Pointe! thank you.

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