Posts Tagged “Abraham Lincoln” has included on their blog the Thanksgiving proclamations by two of our greatest presidents – George Washington and Abraham Lincoln . Each is quite short (451 and 531 words, respectively). Reading them gives insight into the origins of this holiday we celebrate each year as well as the presidents who wrote them.

You can read and use them as the basis for your own thanksgiving prayers using the links below:

President George Washington?s Thanksgiving Proclamation

President Abraham Lincoln?s Proclamation Establishing Thanksgiving Day

Have a great day! And pause to give thanks.

16Rejoice always; 17pray without ceasing; 18in everything give thanks: for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NASB)


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