"Peas And Thank You"

Download the .MP3

SPECIAL | Ep. 01

It wouldn't be a holiday at the Morrison's without celebrating their unique traditions. Mom's mysterious peas and cheese dish has a way of showing up year after year-and no one's ever eager to gobble it up!

But when Thanksgiving Day arrives-a knock at the door brings a guest they never thought would come. And that's when dinner with the Morrisons gets about as
UN-traditional as it gets!

HOW ABOUT YOU…Are there times in your life when you don't FEEL thankful?

CHECK THIS OUT…Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus (I Thes. 5:18). You might wonder how you can give thanks in ALL circumstances. The Bible doesn't say to FEEL thankful, it says to GIVE thanks-in all circumstances. That's a decision we make.

Whether holiday traditions like peas and cheese will continue is debatable. But one tradition worth carrying on is the tradition to be truly thankful-for the many things God has given you; For your family and friends, for health and strength, but mostly for God Himself.

The real test of our gratefulness is whether or not we can say "thank you" to God in the hard times-when things DON'T go our way. We can give thanks to God at times like this for two reasons: We know how much God cares for us, and we know that God has promised to work all things-even the bad things-together for good to those of us who love Him.

Maybe you're sad about something that's happened in your life. Maybe you're scared about the circumstances in the world. God wants you to say "thank you" to Him-trusting that He knows what He's doing, and that He'll make things turn out okay in the end.

DGL Archive

Search By Title: Or Select Season:

This Week's Episode:

Last Week's Episode:

PEAS AND THANK YOU

LIKE A GOOD NEIGHBOR

Shop DGL

Visit our store to download your favorite DGL episodes on MP3, order complete seasons on CD, and even download your favorite seasons!
Visit shop.keysforkids.org

Meet the Producer

Click here to meet Steve O'Dell, director and producer of Down Gilead Lane!®
Contact
Keys for Kids Ministries
PO BOX 1001
Grand Rapids, MI 49501
(616) 647-4500
Toll-Free Order Line: (888) 224-2324
Email us
Stay In Touch
Let us keep you updated on what's new at Keys for Kids Ministries. Also receive exclusive coupons!

Sign Up Now!