Every Year

Each and every year
What do you hear
What brings cheer
What fills your ear
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Commercials huff and puff
It’s all about stuff
Don’t have enough
But it is all a bluff
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Continually they implore
Go and check the store
You need to buy more
Doesn’t matter if you’re poor
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But that does not bring peace
Contentment will not release
Happiness & joy will soon cease
Discontentment will increase
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So to remedy this situation
Ignore buying inflammation
Turn to the God of Creation
Fill your mind with Bible information
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Then you won’t be in want
Needless things they flaunt
No matter how much they taunt
Contentment will overtake haunt
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So the reason
For the season
Is not treason
But Jesus pleasin’

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Thanksgiving

Psalms 100
1 Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth. 2 Worship the LORD with gladness; come before Him with joyful songs. 3 Know that the LORD is God. It is He who made us, and we are His; we are His people, the sheep of His pasture. 4 Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise; give thanks to Him and praise His name. 5 For the LORD is good and His love endures forever; His faithfulness continues through all generations.

1 Chron 16:8-11
8 Give thanks to the LORD, call on His name; make known among the nations what He has done. 9 Sing to Him, sing praise to Him; tell of all His wonderful acts. 10 Glory in His holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice. 11 Look to the LORD and His strength; seek His face always.

Psalms 95:1-8a
1 Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. 2 Let us come before Him with thanksgiving and extol Him with music and song. 3 For the LORD is the great God, the great King above all gods. 4 In His hand are the depths of the earth, and the mountain peaks belong to Him. 5 The sea is His, for He made it, and His hands formed the dry land. 6 Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the LORD our Maker; 7 for He is our God and we are the people of His pasture, the flock under His care. Today, if you hear His voice, 8a do not harden your hearts….
https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalms+100&version=NKJV;NIV
https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalms+95%3A1-8a&version=NKJV;NIV
https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Chron+16%3A8-11&version=NKJV;NIV