Free Christian Forums & Bible Studies

Join us today and enjoy bible discussions, studies, prayer support and friendly online fellowship.

  1. Christian Community

    Please Share Our Posts via Social Media

    Our priority at Talk Jesus is to spread the Gospel to the ends of the earth. A simple post you share on social media can easily touch someone in a way you may never known. Please help us grow and spread the word by sharing posts via your media accounts. Thank you!

    Matthew 28:19 "Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit"

    Dismiss Notice
  2. Featured Thread

    Freedom From Bondage

    Is there something that is preventing you from becoming everything that God created you to be? Are your sinful habits holding you back from true joy and fulfillment? The enemy can keep you captive with his sinful enticements and God's spiritual armor can help you battle the enemy's temptations. Through God's grace you can find freedom from bondage and experience the abundant life God has for you.

    View This Study

  3. Featured Thread

    What does it mean to Work Out Your Salvation?

    I think a lot of believers don't know what it means to work out your own salvation. Many, I've come to realize think this means that salvation comes by works and not of free gift of grace through Jesus Christ. So, let's study this. I found a great little bible study on this passage below.

    View This Study

  4. Featured Thread

    There is a lot of noise, lots of "religions" and beliefs out there to confuse anyone. But, Jesus is real. He loves you, He's ready to forgive you for all your sins and make your heart His dwelling place. Read about God's characteristics and attributes and get to know the real Jesus today.

    How do I accept Jesus as my Savior?
    How To Be Friends With God
    Why believe in Christianity?
    The Attributes of God

    View the Seeking Jesus forum

  5. Prayer Requests

    Finding God's Will

    When you make a decision, how do you know you are choosing to do the right thing? In this message, Dr. Stanley explains why we have trouble discerning God’s will and how sin affects our ability to walk in the path He has chosen for us. He also encourages us to discover the Lord’s will through reading the Word of God, praying faithfully, trusting our heavenly Father’s sovereignty over our circumstances, and listening to the wise counsel of others.

    Listen to this Sermon

  6. Prayer Requests

    7 Good Reasons To Stop Looking at Porn Right Now

    There are certain topics I return to on a regular basis and, if you are a regular reader of this site, you know that one of those topics is pornography. I return to it again and again because I see the damage it is doing and I see the despair of those who are caught up in it. My goal for today is simple: I want to give you 7 good reasons you need to stop looking at porn right now.

    View This Discussion

I'd Like To Thank...

Discussion in 'Teen Hangout' started by dannibear, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. What Happened:
    On Feb. 24, Hollywood's elite gathered for the Academy Awards—collecting gleaming statuettes for achievements in acting, directing, writing and a whole bevy of other artistic and scientific disciplines.Most of those who received awards spent time—sometimes too much time—thanking everyone who helped make the award possible: their families, directors, agents, second-grade teachers, pet ferrets, Twitter followers, childhood imaginary friends...Statistically, who do Oscar recipients typically thank?Rebecca Rolfe studied every Academy Awards ceremony since 1953. In her research, major Oscar winners were more likely to thank a movie's fellow cast members than anyone else. They were mentioned a total of 313 times by actors, actresses and directors—nearly three times as often as agents.Honorees thanked their mothers 59 times, fathers 48 times and offspring 104 times. In all, nearly half of honorees thanked family members—but more than 60 percent thank production reps; about 40 percent thank the Academy; only 5 percent thank God.All that thanking makes some honorees a little weepy. About a fifth of winners cry, and most ramble for a while. The typical acceptance speech is nearly 2 minutes long, although the orchestra cuts in after 90 seconds.

    Talk About It:

    It's natural to thank those closest to you when accepting a major award, but you don't need to get a gold statue to be grateful to those who've made a difference in your life. Who would you like to thank for making you who you are?Think about your best traits: Maybe you have a great sense of humor, a strong drive to succeed or a knack for dealing with people. From where do you think these traits come? Is there someone who encouraged you along the way? Who pushed you in a certain direction?Now, think about what you enjoy doing—the music you listen to, sports you like to play or books you like to read. Who introduced you to your favorite band? Took you to your favorite movie? Helped you realize you like to write, sing or play baseball?Do these people know the sort of difference they've made in your life? Have you told them? Have you done other things to show your appreciation? If so, what did you do? If that person were in the room right now, what would you tell him or her?God is, of course, the ultimate source of all the good we have in our lives. He wires us in ways to appreciate the world around us—the world He gave to us. He brings people into our lives to help us on our journeys. Have you thanked Him lately? Have you acknowledged His gifts to you?

    What the Bible Says:

    "Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever" (Ps. 107:1).
    "So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in Him, rooted and built up in Him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness" (Col. 2:6-7).
    "We ought always to thank God for you, brothers, and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love every one of you has for each other is increasing" (2 Thess. 1:3).
    By Paul Asay
     

Users Who Have Read This Thread (Total: 0)

Share This Page

This Site Proudly Hosted by LOGICWEB