The Origins of Thanksgiving Part 2

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The Origins of Thanksgiving: Dr. David Nehring, shares the History of Thanksgiving, it’s meaning, and the importance of this tradition.The Origins of Thanksgiving: It’s History, Meaning, and Importance

On this episode, I am joined by Dr. David Nehring, who shares with us the History of Thanksgiving, it’s meaning, and the importance of this beautiful tradition.


The importance of celebrating Thanksgiving recognizes the blessing God has given America as an exceptional nation, founded on the principles of living “under God,’ as a people committed to a society built on mutual respect and integrity.


  • Mayflower Compact and the Royal Land Grant
  • The Formation of the “Body Politic” -a group of people, designed to order themselves by laws, which come from God.
  • The importance of Squanto



  • John Adams and the Federalists Papers
  • Abraham Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address



  • Invite friends and family to a Thanksgiving celebration, letting them know why and what you are celebrating.
  • Pray for Repentance and Revival in our homes and country.



Politics, Philosophy & Economics High School Honors Class at TNHA taught by Adam Pruzan

Mayflower Compact

The Federalist Papers

Squanto, A Thanksgiving Journey Focus on the Family Radio Theater

Squanto’s Journey book

The Landing of the Pilgrims book

The 1620 Project

Wallbuilders- David Barton

The Gettysburg Address


Check out our series on Authentic Values and the importance of Natural Law

Authentic Values: Natural Law

Authentic Values: Who We Are

Authentic Values: The Cause for Polarization

Authentic Values: Recent History

Authentic Values: How Did this Come About?


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