Thanksgiving

Spiritual Practices: Gratitude

Spiritual Practices: Gratitude Gratitude, thankfulness, or gratefulness, from the Latin word gratus ‘pleasing, thankful’, is a feeling of appreciation felt by and/or similar positive response shown by the recipient of kindness, gifts, help, favors, or other types of generosity, towards the giver of such gifts. The experience of gratitude has historically been a...

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Thankfulness

Thankfulness More than 19 centuries ago, God inspired the apostle Paul to predict today’s global attitudes and write them down to warn us: “But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: For men will be lovers of themselves . . . unthankful, unholy” (II Timothy 3:1-2)....

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Does God Almighty Need Of Our Worship?

Does God Almighty Need Of Our Worship? We hear many people who are idle in performing the daily Prayers ask: What need does God Almighty have for our worship? Why in the Qur’an does He severely reprimand those who do not worship and threaten them with such a terrible punishment...

Gratitude To God In The Old Testament

Gratitude To God In The Old Testament Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his work—this is a gift of God. (Ecclesiastes, 5:19) Sing to the Lord, you saints of His; praise His holy...

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Thanksgiving In The Bible

Thanksgiving In The Bible “O Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise! For the Lord is a great...

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...

Intercession or Intercessory Prayer

Intercession or Intercessory Prayer Intercession or intercessory prayer is the act of praying to a deity on behalf of others. In Western Christianity, intercession forms a distinct form of prayer, alongside Adoration, Confession and Thanksgiving. The Apostle Paul’s exhortation to Timothy specified that intercession prayers can be made for those in authority. I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and...

Adoration

Adoration Adoration is respect, reverence, strong admiration or devotion in a certain person, place, or thing. The term comes from the Latin adōrātiō, meaning “to give homage or worship to someone or something”. Ancient Rome In classical Rome, adoration was primarily an act of homage or worship, which, among the Romans, was performed by raising the...

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...

The Ways Beings Worship God

The Ways Beings Worship God Have you not seen that before God prostrate all that are in the heavens and all that are in the earth, and the sun, and the moon, and the stars, and the mountains, and the trees, and the beasts, and a great number among mankind? ...

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What Are Essentials Of Worship And Duties For Man?

What Are Essentials Of Worship And Duties For Man? Man has been sent to this world as a guest with a special responsibility, and endowed with important potentials. He has been assigned important duties in accordance with these potentials, and strongly urged to carry out those duties and gravely threatened...

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Kinds of Prayer

Kinds of Prayer In His Name There is nothing that does not glorify Him with praise. In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate Say (O Muhammad): My Lord would not concern Himself with you but for your prayer’ (Al-Furqan, 25.77). Reflect on the following five points concerning the...

What Is Reason For Worship And Servitude Of God?

What Is Reason For Worship And Servitude Of God?

What Is Reason For Worship And Servitude Of God? Worship and servitude of God look to the Divine command and Divine pleasure. The reason for worship is the Divine command and its result is Divine pleasure. Its fruits and benefits look to the Hereafter. But so long as they are...

Why Do We Need To Worship God?

Why Do We Need To Worship God? If you want to understand what great profit and happiness lie in worship, and what great loss and ruin lie in vice and dissipation listen to and take heed of the following story which is in the form of a comparison: One time,...

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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What Is The Point of Worship?

What is the Point of Worship, and Why Does it Have to Be Done in a Certain Way? Consider our position in this universe. We are neither omnipotent nor self-sufficient, and so have needs, many of which we cannot satisfy. We are weak and vulnerable, and subject to worry, illness,...

Quotes About Worship

Worship Quotes Worship means one’s sincere acknowledgement of himself or herself as a servant and God as the sole and true Object of Worship. It consists in a servant designing his or her life in accordance with the relations between a true servant and the True Object of Worship, in...

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