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Bible Verses about Gratitude and Thanks

Humbleness grows where there is gratitude and thanksgiving. These things round a pure and focused heart in Christ by defying greed and selfishness. Study the Word about gratitude and thanksgiving.

Praise through Gratitude and Thanks

Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. – Colossians 3:16 NIV

I will give thanks to the Lord because of his righteousness; I will sing the praises of the name of the Lord Most High. Psalm 7:17 NIV

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. 1 Chronicles 16:34 NIV

Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. Psalm 100:4 NIV

Examples of Gratitude and Thanks

Everywhere and in every way, most excellent Felix, we acknowledge this with profound gratitude. Acts 24:3 NIV

Now, our God, we give you thanks, and praise your glorious name. 1 Chronicles 29:13 NIV

With praise and thanksgiving they say to the Lord: “He is good; his love toward Israel endures forever.” And all the people gave a great shout of praise to the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid. Ezra 3:11 NIV

And he (Jesus) directed the people to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke the loaves. Then gave them to the diciples, and the disciples gave them to the people. Matthew 14:19 NIV

Thankful Despite the Circumstance

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 NIV

Now when Daniel learned the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened toward Jerusalem. Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his God, just as he had done before. Daniel 6:10 NIV

I always thank my God for you because of his grave given you in Christ Jesus. – 1 Corinthians 1:4 NIV

While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body.” Then he took a cup and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins. Matthew 26:26-28 NIV

The Rewards of Thanks and Gratitude

All this is for your benefit, so that the grace that is reaching more and more people may cause thanksgiving to overflow to the glory of God. 2 Corinthians 4:15 NIV

You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God. 2 Corinthians 9:11 NIV

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:17 NIV

Copyright 2016 Cindy K. Sproles. Used by permission.

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