Beyond Thanksgiving | The Institute for Creation Research
Beyond Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day for Bible-believing Christians should be a joyous time of reflection and praise for all the blessings God has bestowed on us. In spite of the wickedness that rages at times, our Creator is “merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in mercy” (Psalm 103:8) and “makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good” (Matthew 5:45). No matter our circumstances, we must acknowledge that God has been so very good to each of us, and this day affords us the special opportunity to praise Him for “all His benefits” (Psalm 103:2).

God has been so very good to each of us. Tweet: God has been so very good to each of us.

Beyond Thanksgiving: http://www.icr.org/article/beyond-thanksgiving/

@ICRscience @ICRdiscovery

#Thanksgiving #ICRdiscovery

Sadly, Thanksgiving in the United States has often been treated as just another holiday. Many families will gather and share a meal, and some will even pause long enough to express “thanks” to someone or something—perhaps even to God. But the original significance of this “holy” day has largely been lost in the current generation.

Thanksgiving Day should be much more than football and turkey and family get-togethers. It’s a day to worship the One who created us and has blessed us every day of our lives. Yet the “god” worshipped and thanked by millions bears little resemblance to the holy, omnipotent, and sovereign Creator God described in Scripture. How people recognize and respond to the Creator makes all the difference!

Here at ICR, we are deeply thankful for God’s abundant provision through believers like you. Your sacrificial gifts make our work possible, and your encouraging notes and intercessory prayers remind us that the “wiles of the devil” and the “fiery darts of the wicked one” will never triumph as long as we stay true to God’s Word (Ephesians 6:11, 16). We’re grateful for this special partnership because it keeps our ministry focused and strong as we move into new and exciting ventures.

Work on our latest ministry project, the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History, continues at a furious pace. At the time of this writing, the high-end digital projectors for the planetarium and lecture hall are being installed and tested, large 12′ × 12′ fossil replica tiles are being hung along the front façade facing busy Royal Lane, and a glorious 25-foot-tall stainless steel DNA sculpture is being cast. It will sparkle in the midst of a reflecting pool just outside the main entrance. The facility will be absolutely stunning and is sure to draw many visitors.

Our major focus now is on the interior details. Every plant, animatronic creature, and display—down to the final textures and colors—is vetted against biblical and scientific data to ensure precision and accuracy. We’re also working closely with artists as they sculpt impressive exhibits out of concrete and with filmmakers as they craft thrilling visuals that will educate and inspire our guests. The Bible and science will come alive in ways never seen before!

ICR has the scientific “muscle” and biblical commitment to reach the coming generations with the truth of creation. But we can’t do it without continued help from God’s people to finish this powerful initiative. So this Thanksgiving, please prayerfully consider how you can “give thanks to the Lord” by partnering with ICR to “make known His deeds among the peoples” (Psalm 105:1). Our end goal is close. We only need a few million more to open this magnificent venue completely debt-free. By pulling together, we can build a lasting legacy that will reach far beyond our lifetimes and into eternity.

ICR has the scientific muscle and biblical commitment to reach the coming generations with the truth of creation. Tweet: ICR has the scientific muscle and biblical commitment to reach the coming generations with the truth of creation.

Beyond Thanksgiving: http://www.icr.org/article/beyond-thanksgiving/

@ICRscience @ICRdiscovery

#Thanksgiving #ICRdiscovery

From all of us at ICR, thank you again for your trust in us. May God richly bless you and your family as we praise Him for all He has done and will do. Happy Thanksgiving!

* Mr. Morris is Director of Operations at the Institute for Creation Research.

Cite this article: Henry M. Morris IV. 2018. Beyond Thanksgiving. Acts & Facts. 47 (11).

The Latest
NEWS
Embarrassment Continues over Evolutionary Blunder about “Junk...
Recent research from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) continues to highlight how evolutionary theory influenced...

NEWS
God’s Plan Is Best: Salmon Need Saltwater Acclimation
Once again, results are better when aquaculture imitates the natural life cycle of Atlantic salmon.1,2 In other words, the closer fish farmers...

NEWS
Inside August 2020 Acts & Facts
Have you heard about ICR’s new President and Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Randy Guliuzza? What can we learn from an old prayer? Is creation evidence...

NEWS
After 30 Years, Red Kites Soar in British Skies
Good news is always welcome. So, it’s good to learn of another conservation comeback. This time it’s the red kite happily soaring in Great...

CREATION PODCAST
Meet Dr. G
Hear the history and heart of ICR’s newly appointed President and Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Randy Guliuzza. He has served as ICR’s National...

ACTS & FACTS
'Doing Business' in Good Times and Bad
No doubt many of you, like me, have been earnestly looking for the return of the Lord Jesus Christ. He called all believers to be godly “salt”...

APOLOGETICS
Sentinels Are Needed in Perilous Times
Watch out! Dangers lurk everywhere—these are surely perilous times.1 One of the apologetics-exhorting themes in Jude’s epistle...

ACTS & FACTS
Why Don't Raindrops Bomb Butterfly Wings?
Okay, I admit most folks have probably not thought to ask this creation question. But a bigger question gets answered when we examine the fantastic...

ACTS & FACTS
Believe Anyway
by Scott Arledge and Brian Thomas, Ph.D. Some within the creation community make the claim that they would believe God’s Word about the age...

DISCOVERY CENTER
The ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History Updates*
Plan your trip at ICRdiscoverycenter.org, where you’ll find ticket information, discounted rates for nearby hotels, and links to other...