Thanksgiving 2020

Exploring Bible Verses

An exploration of Bible citations from the Christian Science Quarterly® Bible Lessons

“. . . a lesson on which the prosperity of Christian Science largely depends."—Mary Baker Eddy

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First appeared as a Web Original on October 9, 2020

Psalms 136:1

Oh, give thanks to the Lord! 
Call upon His name; 
Make known His deeds among the peoples!

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Resources quoted in this issue

RR: New King James Version®, copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved; Gaebelein, Frank E., Polcyn, Dick, Patterson, R. D., Austel, Hermann J., Payne, Barton J., Yamauchi, Edwin M., Huey, F. B., Jr., and Smick, Elmer B. The Expositor’s Bible Commentary: With the New International Version of the Holy Bible, 1 & 2 Kings, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Pub. House, 1988; Perowne, John J. S., Kirkpatrick, Alexander F., Chase, Frederic H., Parry, Reginald St. John, and Nairne, Alexander, eds. The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges. 58 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1882–1922. Also available at

Cit. 2: Keck, Leander E., et al., eds. The New Interpreter’s Bible Commentary. Vol. 3, Introduction to Hebrew Poetry, Job, Psalms, Introduction to Wisdom Literature, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs. Nashville: Abingdon, 2015.

Cit. 18: Barclay, William. The Daily Study Bible: The Gospel of John. Vol. 2. Edinburgh: Saint Andrew, 1955. Revised and updated by Saint Andrew, 2001. Reprinted as The New Daily Study Bible: The Gospel of John, Vol. 2. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2001–04.

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