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Thanksgiving Quotes

Thanksgiving Quotes Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated on various dates in the United States, Canada, some of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia. It began as a day of giving thanks and sacrifice for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Similarly named festival holidays occur...

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Laying On Of Hands

Laying On Of Hands The laying on of hands is a religious practice. In Judaism semikhah (סמיכה, “leaning [of the hands]”) accompanies the conferring of a blessing or authority. In Christian churches, this practice is used as both a symbolic and formal method of invoking the Holy Spirit primarily during baptisms and confirmations, healing services, blessings, and ordination of priests, ministers, elders, deacons, and other church officers,...

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated on various dates in Canada, the United States, some of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia. It began as a day of giving thanks and sacrifice for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Similarly named festival holidays occur in Germany and Japan. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday of October in Canada...

The Duty of Thanksgiving

The Duty of Thanksgiving What is the Duty of Thanksgiving and how can it be carried out? In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate There is nothing that does not glorify Him with praise. The Qur’an of Miraculous Expression urges in reiterated phrases like, Will they not be...

Grace as a Prayer

Grace as a Prayer A grace is a short prayer or thankful phrase said before or after eating.[1] The term most commonly refers to Christian traditions. Some traditions hold that grace and thanksgiving imparts a blessing which sanctifies the meal. In English, reciting such a prayer is sometimes referred to as “saying grace”. The term comes from the Ecclesiastical...

Blessing

Blessing In religion, a blessing (also used to refer to bestowing of such) is the infusion of something with holiness, spiritual redemption, or divine will. Etymology and Germanic paganism The modern English language term bless likely derives from the 1225 term blessen, which developed from the Old English blǣdsian (preserved in the Northumbrian dialect around 950 AD).[1] The term also appears in other forms, such...

Blessing Our Bodies

Blessing Our Bodies Thank You Lord for the food that we can enjoy today Bless our bodies as we enjoy this meal and May You Lord be glorified through this . . . AMEN A Prayer for the Wonder of Our Bodies   בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה אֲדֹנָי אֱלֹהֵינוּ מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם אֲשֶׁר...

Blessings For Business 

Blessings For Business  Oh Lord of Heaven and earth! The Scripture says that You will prosper the efforts of Your servants. Lord! I am anxious about this venture! As the Scripture says You were with Isaac and gave him hundred fold blessings. I know You have the same love and...

Blessing of A Bedroom

Blessing of A Bedroom Blessing is a proclamation that invokes the abiding, loving and sustaining presence of God upon a person, place or thing for flourishing according to God’s purpose and design. Bless This Bedroom Bless this bedroom, Lord, so that all who live in it may remain firm in Your...

A Wedding Blessings

Wedding Prayers and Blessings Main Article: Marriage vows Wedding prayer or blessing can be religious or non-religious. Some couples invite a family member or friend to say a prayer or blessing. A wedding is a ceremony where two people are united in marriage. Wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between...

Give Thanks

What Is Importance Of Thanksgiving?

  What Is Importance Of Thanksgiving? Through repeating verses like, “Will they not then give thanks? (36:35)”, “Will they not then give thanks? ( 36:73)”, “And we shall surely reward those who give thanks. ( 3:145)”, “If you give thanks, I shall increase [my favors] to you. ( 14:7)”, and...

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Anointing Of The Sick

Anointing Of The Sick Anointing of the sick, known also by other names, is a form of religious anointing or “unction” for the benefit of a sick person. It is practiced by many Christian churches and denominations. Anointing of the sick was a customary practice in many civilizations, including among the ancient Greeks and early Jewish communities....

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The Virtue of Courtesy

The Virtue of Courtesy I recently drove into a gas station to fill my tank and take advantage of its new, at-the-pump method of payment that dispenses with the need of a human cashier. The computer, however, did not “recognize” my credit card and therefore did not “authorize” its use....

What Ever We Have Is A Blessing Of God

What Ever We Have Is A Blessing Of God Essentially, a man has no right to question God Almighty for what He gives or does not give him. For, first of all, God has not made him a lifeless element, nor a plant, nor an animal. Second, as there may...

Peace Is Within

Peace Is Within Back in the ‘sixties, when the peace movement was in full flower, I was teaching at a university in New York City. Since I had 150-or-so students, evenly divided into three philosophy classes, it was a good opportunity for me to allow those who were in my...

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