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…they received their food with glad and generous hearts, praising God and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.
This weekend Canadians celebrate thanksgiving, an officially secular holiday but one echoing a distinct mark of the Christian life: a thankful heart. Only by grace can our thanksgiving be disconnected from our circumstances, current events, the unsettling violence & chaos of the world. We are a thankful people not because our life on earth has been greatly improved (though it has), but because our eternal lives have been immeasurably transformed...