Thanksgiving For Young People

Yellow-throated Warbler (Dendroica dominica) by Bob-Nan

Yellow-throated Warbler (Dendroica dominica) by Bob-Nan

Are you thankful for all that the Lord does?

Both young men and maidens; Old men and children. Let them praise the name of the LORD, For His name alone is exalted; His glory is above the earth and heaven.
(Psalms 148:12-13 NKJV)

Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) at Nest by Anthony747

Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) at Nest by Anthony747

Are you thankful for parents or guardians that care enough to correct you?

Children with good sense accept correction from their parents, but stubborn children ignore it completely. (Proverbs 13:1 CEV)

Even a child is known by his deeds, Whether what he does is pure and right. (Proverbs 20:11 NKJV)

My Mom and Me 37

Are you thankful for the training you are getting, even when you don’t get your way?

Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it. (Proverbs 22:6 NKJV)

A poor yet wise lad is better than an old and foolish king who no longer knows how to receive instruction. (Ecclesiastes 4:13 NASB)

Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus) by Raymond Barlow

Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus) by Raymond Barlow

Are you thankful for all that the Lord, your Creator, has made?

Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, Before the difficult days come, And the years draw near when you say, “I have no pleasure in them”: (Ecclesiastes 12:1 NKJV)

King Shag (Leucocarbo albiventer) - head close-up Saunders Island

King Shag (Leucocarbo albiventer) – head close-up Saunders Island

Are you thankful to the Lord for His blessings to you even when some around you make fun of you?

But when the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonderful things that he did, and the children crying out in the temple, “Hosanna to the Son of David!” they were indignant, and they said to him, “Do you hear what these are saying?” And Jesus said to them, “Yes; have you never read, “‘Out of the mouth of infants and nursing babies you have prepared praise’?”  (Matthew 21:15-16 ESV)

Savannah Sparrow Fifty Point-Canada by Ray Barlow

Savannah Sparrow Fifty Point-Canada by Ray Barlow

Are you thankful that the Lord helps you to obey?

Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well pleasing to the Lord. (Colossians 3:20 NKJV)

Pelican

Pelican

Are you thankful for the Bible (Holy Scriptures) for telling you how to have faith in the Lord Jesus Christ?

and that from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. (2 Timothy 3:15 NKJV)

May the Lord give you a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving ©Blanca Mejia

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This was posted on the Birds of the Bible For Kids blog. Sharing it here.)

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