- A. 1621 pilgrims & puritans celebrated Thanksgiving for the full harvest they received from God
- B. 1789 our first president George Washington marked Thanksgiving "as a day of public thanksgiving"
- C. Offering thanks to God didn't originate with the pilgrims and puritans; the book of Leviticus
Todah (Hebrew) = Thanksgiving and Praise
Todah Sacrifice - Psalm 116:17-19
- A. Thanksgiving
- B. Votives
- C. Free Will