Tree of Thanksgiving

Psalms 95:1-2, 4 and 100:1-5

P: Come, let us sing to the Lord.
C: Let us shout for joy to the rock of our salvation.
P: Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving.
C: And raise a loud shout to Him with Psalms.
P: In His hands are the caverns of the earth,
C: And the heights of the hills are also His.
P: Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth.
C: Worship the Lord with gladness, come into His presence with

P: Know that the Lord is God;
C: It is He that made us, and we are His; we are His people and the
sheep of His pasture.

P: Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise.
C: Give thanks to Him and bless His name.
P: For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever.
C: And His faithfulness to all generations.

Deuteronomy 8:7-18

For the Lord your God is bringing you into a good land, a land with flowing streams, with springs and underground waters welling up in valleys and hills, a land of wheat and barley, of vines and fig trees and pomegranates, a land of olive trees and honey, a land where you may eat bread without scarcity, where you will lack nothing, a land whose stones are iron and from whose hills you may mine copper. 10 You shall eat your fill and bless the Lord your God for the good land that he has given you.

11 Take care that you do not forget the Lord your God, by failing to keep his commandments, his ordinances, and his statutes, which I am commanding you today. 12 When you have eaten your fill and have built fine houses and live in them, 13 and when your herds and flocks have multiplied, and your silver and gold is multiplied, and all that you have is multiplied, 14 then do not exalt yourself, forgetting the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery, 15 who led you through the great and terrible wilderness, an arid waste-land with poisonous snakes and scorpions. He made water flow for you from flint rock, 16 and fed you in the wilderness with manna that your ancestors did not know, to humble you and to test you, and in the end to do you good. 17 Do not say to yourself, ‘My power and the might of my own hand have gained me this wealth.’ 18 But remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth, so that he may confirm his covenant that he swore to your ancestors, as he is doing today.