Rom. 1:21 “For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened.”

1Thes. 5:18 “Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.”

Eek. 36:26 “A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you; and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh.”


Romans 1 - Being thankful is a pivotal point in our walk.  Gratitude lead to an abundant life, and ingratitude leads to spiritual death.


  1. 1.Thanksgiving is regenerative and unthankfulness is _______________.

  1. 2. What is missing in an unthankful person’s thinking?

  1. 3. Ingratitude can keep people in a prison.   T     F

  1. 4. Israel died in the wilderness because of __________________. 

  1. 5. Where does thankfulness lead according to Romans 1:21?

  1. 6. Asking God for His perspective of our circumstance does not remedy human ingratitude.   T     F

  1. 7. Complainers die in the ______________________.

  1. 8. For which of the following are supposed to be thankful? 

  2. a) the blessings of God 

  3. b) the trials of life 

  4. c) the lack of money 

  5. d) a new car 

  6. e) you good looks 

  7. f) our loss of hair and increasing wrinkles 

  8. g) a grouchy teacher, boss, spouse and co-worker

  9. h) healing of a terminal disease 

i)   winning a Disney cruise

  1. 9. Thankfulness is a _______________ of our _____________  ______________. 

  1. 10. If you are unthankful, you are___________  ___  _______  ______________. 

  1. 11.  Thankfulness cleanses our hearts of bitterness and murmuring.   T     F

  1. 12. What happened to the 1-out-of-10 lepers who returned to Jesus with a grateful heart?

  1. 13.  The fruit of thankfulness is:

a) Peace 

b) A heart free of murmuring

c) Being in God’s will 

d) The awesome awareness that God has preserved my ancestry through the gauntlet of historic calamities so that I could be born

e) All of the above. 

  1. 14.  Why did Jonah not want to minister to the Ninevites? 

  1. 15. In Ezekiel 36:26, God promises to replace our flabby fleshly heart with a solid stony heart.   T    F


    Practical advice that works!


  1. 1. THANKS A LOT

”Fleas - God’s Secret Weapon”

Click the image to the left for an eye-opening story, prayer adventure and creative activity. 


Create a list of 1,000 things for which you are thankful.  Have fun!  You’ll be amazed by this exercise of mind and heart.


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