The Feast Of Thanksgiving

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The Scriptures mandate: "You shall observe the feast of the harvest of the first fruits of your labors" (Exod. 23:16). Throughout the history of the church, worshiping communities have designated certain days for common thanksgiving to God. In North America, the anniversary of the early Puritan thanksgiving feast has become the day on which Christians of every tradition gather for worship. In the United States, it is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November; in Canada, it is celebrated...


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