Although Thanksgiving is fast approaching us, being thankful is something that every Christian should practice on a regular basis. These thanksgiving Bible verses will help you become more thankful to God for all that He has done for you. When you become thankful and have an abundance of thanksgiving flow from your heart, people just naturally gravitate towards you. You become a source of inspiration and joy to those around you. I hope that you find these thanksgiving Bible verses inspiring and encouraging to you as you journey to become more thankful for everything in your life. I know that they have been that way to me! Let us all be thankful for everything that God has done for us through Jesus. He has truly supplied all our needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus!
Listen to this song “Give Thanks” by Don Moen
20 Great Thanksgiving Bible Verses
8 Bible verses about thanksgiving from the Psalms
singing a song of thanksgiving and telling of all your wonders.
The Lord is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving.
Make thankfulness your sacrifice to God, and keep the vows you made to the Most High.
Then I will praise God’s name with singing, and I will honor him with thanksgiving.
Let us come to him with thanksgiving. Let us sing psalms of praise to him.
Enter his gates with thanksgiving; go into his courts with praise. Give thanks to him and praise his name.
Let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving and sing joyfully about his glorious acts.
I will offer you a sacrifice of thanksgiving and call on the name of the Lord.
3 thanksgiving scripture quotes from the Prophets
The Lord will comfort Israel again and have pity on her ruins. Her desert will blossom like Eden, her barren wilderness like the garden of the Lord. Joy and gladness will be found there. Songs of thanksgiving will fill the air.
There will be joy and songs of thanksgiving, and I will multiply my people, not diminish them; I will honor them, not despise them.
the sounds of joy and laughter. The joyful voices of bridegrooms and brides will be heard again, along with the joyous songs of people bringing thanksgiving offerings to the Lord. They will sing,‘Give thanks to the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, for the Lord is good. His faithful love endures forever!’For I will restore the prosperity of this land to what it was in the past, says the Lord.
7 thankful scripture passages from the New Testament
2 Corinthians 4:15
All of this is for your benefit. And as God’s grace reaches more and more people, there will be great thanksgiving, and God will receive more and more glory.
[ Paul’s Thanksgiving and Prayer ] Every time I think of you, I give thanks to my God.
Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness.
And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. For as members of one body you are called to live in peace. And always be thankful.
[ An Encouragement for Prayer ] Devote yourselves to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart.
1 Thessalonians 5:18
Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus.
Since we are receiving a Kingdom that is unshakable, let us be thankful and please God by worshiping him with holy fear and awe.
Even Jesus was not above being thankful to God
[ Jesus’ Prayer of Thanksgiving ] At that same time Jesus was filled with the joy of the Holy Spirit, and he said, “O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, thank you for hiding these things from those who think themselves wise and clever, and for revealing them to the childlike. Yes, Father, it pleased you to do it this way.
It is important that we learn the art of giving thanks because we will be doing it in heaven!
They sang, “Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and strength belong to our God forever and ever! Amen.”
As you can see from these thanksgiving Bible verses, it is important that we learn to be thankful in all things. No matter what your circumstances are in life, if you learn thankfulness it will make your life’s journey much more of a blessing. Good things happen to thankful people. So why don’t you take a moment right now before you leave to go off to do other things than be on the internet and spend just a couple of moments talking to God and letting Him know how thankful you really are for all the things He has done in your life. And if you do not know how to do that, then I would encourage you to start your personal relationship with Jesus today. It is not hard and it will totally transform your life and you will have at least one thing that you can apply these thanksgiving verses to in your own life.
Resource: Holy Bible. New Living Translation copyright© 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.