Many of us have traditions we maintain over Thanksgiving such as thanking God for those around our table or thanking him for something good that has happened to us over the last year. However, Barry throws a wrench in the thankful works, when he suggests that to the extent that our thanks is occasional, it is more about expectation and demand than it is about humility or acquiescence.




  • 1 Thess 5:16-22
  • Eph 5:18-21
  • Phil 4:4-6, 11
  • Psalm 41:11-12
  • Rom 8:31-39