20 Bible verses about thankfulness to God
World Vision advocates are grateful for the opportunity to speak up for the rights of vulnerable children and families, and we can encourage our leaders to continue making compassionate decisions by sharing our gratitude with them. Here are 20 Bible verses that remind us to be thankful to our God.
1. Ezra 3:11
They sang to the Lord with praise and thanksgiving, saying, “He is good; 0000his love for Israel endures forever.” And all the people shouted praise to the Lord, because the foundation of the Lord’s house had been laid.
2. Psalm 7:17
I will give thanks to the Lord in the Lord’s name for his righteousness, and I will sing the praises of the Lord0Lord0Most High’s name.
3. Psalm 9:1
I will give you my heartfelt thanks, Lord; 00000I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.
6. Psalm 95:1-3
Come, let us rejoice in the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation; let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song, Jesus said.
7. Psalm 100:4-5
Let us console ourselves with thanksgiving and give thanks to God in the name of Jesus Christ, who was crucified on the day of his birth, because he is good and his love endures forever;0and his faithfulness continues through all generations.
8. Psalm 106:1
Yezenia Castellanos Leon, a World Vision staff member, hugs a student after she interviewed for a job with the organization in Cucuta, Colombia.
9. Psalm 107:21-22
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Masters) are commanded to give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and wonderful deeds for mankind, and to sacrifice thank offerings and sing songs of joy in praise of him, says the Lord.
11. Psalm 147:7
Make music for our God on the harp and sing grateful praises to the Lord your God.
12. Daniel 2:23
Nur’s family lives in a refugee camp in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, and he receives food aid from World Vision. Nur claims that God has given him wisdom and power, and that the prophet Muhammad has revealed to him what we asked of him.
13. Ephesians 5:18-20
Instead of getting drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery, be filled with the Spirit and speak to one another in psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music to the Lord from your heart, giving thanks to God the Father for everything.
14. Philippians 4:6-7
Similarly, God says, Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God, Philippians 2:3-4 (NIV), i.e., ask God to give you God’s peace, which surpasses all understanding, and that God may guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.
15. Colossians 2:6-7
Srey Len, 7, lives in Cambodia with her family and says, “I am so happy to get three goats for my family, they are so lovely.”
16. Colossians 3:15-17
Because you were called to peace, let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, and let the message of Christ richly dwell among you as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom. Sing psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your heart.
Where in the Bible does it say in all things give thanks?
Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
What is thanksgiving to God?
a public celebration in acknowledgment of divine favor or kindness. a day set aside for giving thanks to God. the act of giving thanks; grateful acknowledgment of benefits or favors, especially to God. an expression of thanks, especially to God.
Do not worry about anything but pray about everything?
Don’t be concerned about anything; instead, pray about everything, telling God what you need and thanking him for everything he has done. When life becomes overwhelming, this verse reminds us to turn to God, ask for His help, and focus on the positives.
How do you make a request to God?
God can answer vague prayers, but being specific creates a stronger bond between you and Him. Tell God what you want or need and ask Him to provide it for you.
What is the prayer of thanksgiving in the Bible?
I will enter and give thanks to the Lord through the gates of the righteous; I will extol the Lord at all times; His praise will always be on my lips.
Why do we need to thank God?
We clearly give thanks for all the blessings, but we also recognize that bad things do not come from God, but with God, we do not have to be controlled by those bad events; we go through them.
What power does Thanksgiving have?
Thanksgiving never runs dry (Psalms 89:20-24), and when you thank God, you glorify His Name (Psalm 50:23). Thanksgiving has the power to encourage the testifier and help build more confidence in God (Lamentations 3:22-23).
How do you thank God for everything?
Thank you, God, for everything.
- Thank you for all these blessings that I take for granted on a daily basis.
- Thank you for all the lessons, especially the difficult ones.
- Thank you for the hardships u2014 every hardship was followed by ease.
What is a good Thanksgiving message?
Examples of Thanksgiving Messages for Everyone
- We are thankful for you and your family!
- We all have so much to be thankful for!
- Happy Thanksgiving!
- May you enjoy the warmth of family this season as well as the bounty of the feast!
- Sending you laughter, joy, and plenty of stuffing this Thanksgiving.
What does God say about stress and anxiety?
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God.” “When the righteous cry for help, the LORD hears them and delivers them out of all their troubles.”
How do you pray instead of worry?
Dear God, I come before You to lay my fear and anxiety at Your feet; remind me of Your power and grace when I’m crushed by my fears and worries; fill me with Your peace as I trust in You and You alone.
Is it OK to pray for something over and over?
Ask God for what you want as often as it occupies your mind, because it’s those nagging, horrible, conflicting, heartbreaking needs that linger in your mind beyond one quick begging session. If you’re stuck in a prayer loop, stay in it as long as you need to.
Does God care about what I want?
God is able to do abundantly more than we can ask for, think about, or pray for, just as Solomon was able to do abundantly more than we can ask for, think about, or pray for. God’s heart is to do even more than you are asking for.
How do you ask for a miracle?
Pray with precision.
- As part of your prayer, repeat simple and direct phrases. For example, repeat the Catholic “Miracle Prayer,” which goes like this: “Lord Jesus, I come before Thee, just as I am, I am sorry for my sins, I repent of my sins, please forgive me.”