6 Thanksgiving Sermons Pastors Will Be Thankful For

Looking for Thanksgiving sermon inspiriation? Check out these 6 sermons. They just might make you ... thankful.

6 Thanksgiving Sermons Pastors Will Be Thankful For

Jesse Wisnewski

Do you preach a topical message on Thanksgiving?

If so, let’s be honest:

Preaching on the same topic can be … tiring.

Preaching an invigorating Thanksgiving sermon year after year can be difficult. Not only that, but with the upcoming whirlwind of holiday activity, it’s challenging to make the time write a sermon (if this is you, be sure to check out number 2 below).

But here’s the deal pastor:

You’re not alone.

There's a wealth of resources available you can use to find a new illustration or a different angle on familiar Bible verses about Thanksgiving.

One great source of inspiration is listening to sermons on Thanksgiving.

To help you think through what you’re going to preach this Thanksgiving, we’ve pulled together a variety of Thanksgiving sermons you can watch or listen to.

Here you go!

#1. Thanksgiving sermon by Rick Warren

From Rick Warren, senior pastor of Saddleback Church:

#2. Thanks and giving

Don’t have the bandwidth to prepare a sermon this Thanksgiving?

From our friends at Ministry Pass, you can purchase a three-week sermon series on Thanksgiving. In this sermon series, you’ll get the following:

  • Series guides
  • Talking points
  • Sermon illustrations
  • Small group questions
  • Graphics bundle
  • Bumper video
  • Photoshop layers

With this material, you can take their lead or adapt what they provide to suit your needs.

Here’s a brief video explanation:

#3. The Power of Thanksgiving

From Bishop T.D. Jakes, the senior pastor of The Potter’s House:

#4. Thanksgiving Every Day

From Charles Stanley, the senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, and the founder and president of In Touch Ministries:

#5. I’m So Blessed

From Miles McPherson, senior pastor of the Rock Church in San Diego, California:

This is the first part of a current short-term sermon series. So be sure to follow up the next few weeks for additional sermons for Thanksgiving.

#6. Count It All Joy

From Brian Houston, senior pastor at Hillsong Church.


6 Thanksgiving Sermons Pastors Will Be Thankful For