Top Ten Sermon Resources for Thanksgiving

Top Ten Sermon Resources for Thanksgiving November 19, 2015

Top Ten Sermon Resources for Thanksgiving

Top Ten Sermon Resources for Thanksgiving 2015 is a set of links to sermons, resources, and illustrations to help the pastor prepare for Thanksgiving this year. I have listed these resources in no particular order. Some provide several resources, while others only provide only one sermon. Feel free to use them as you see fit.

  1. 21 Thanksgiving Sermons

This Crosswalk site provides links to 21 Thanksgiving sermons.

  1. The Text This Week provides links to sermon resources for both the lectionary text as well as the American holiday for Year B:

Christ the King B


  1. I Will Magnify God with Thanksgiving

This resource (with audio) is a sermon preached by John Piper at Desiring God Ministries.

  1. The Preacher’s Corner (Thanksgiving)

A page with links to eight sermons on the theme of thanksgiving.

  1. Top Ten Thanksgiving Illustrations

From Preaching Today, this page lists links to their top ten Thanksgiving illustrations. This is a great resource to find the right story or illustration.

  1. Thanksgiving Infographic

If you like infographics, this link will take you to a set of infographic that shows facts related to what and how people eat at Thanksgiving.

7. 1 Chronicles 29:10-18 The Purpose of Thanksgiving

This written sermon deals with the purpose of Thanksgiving. It uses an acrostic using the first letters of the world PURPOSE to help guide the sermon.

8. Give THANKS to God

This is a simple thought lectionary reflection I wrote this summer about giving thanks to God. It also uses an acrostic for the word THANKS.

9. Joel 2:21-27 Attitude of Gratitude

This is a sermon on the proper attitude for Thanksgiving. In this case, the sermon concentrates on gratitude in life.

  1. We Need a New Way to Give Thanks

This short simple thought reflection from Psalm 100 can make for a good opening or closing statement.

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