27 Scriptures about Gratitude

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Gratitude, as emphasized in the Bible, is a transformative and essential attitude for believers. Scripture teaches us to give thanks in all circumstances, recognizing that it is the will of God for us in Christ Jesus.

The Bible repeatedly reminds us to acknowledge and express gratitude to the Lord, for He is good, and His steadfast love endures forever. In this post, we’ve collected our favorite scriptures about gratitude according to the Bible.

Scriptures about Gratitude

1 Thessalonians 5:18

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”

Psalm 107:1

“Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!”

Colossians 3:15

“And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.”

Psalm 100:4

“Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name!”

Ephesians 5:20

“Giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

Philippians 4:6

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.”

Psalm 136:1

“Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.”

Psalm 118:1

“Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!”

1 Chronicles 16:34

“Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!”

Psalm 95:2

“Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise!”

Colossians 4:2

“Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.”

2 Corinthians 4:15

“For it is all for your sake, so that as grace extends to more and more people it may increase thanksgiving, to the glory of God.

Psalm 30:12

“That my glory may sing your praise and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks to you forever!”

Psalm 9:1

“I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.”

Colossians 2:6-7

“Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.”

2 Corinthians 9:15

“Thanks be to God for his inexpressible gift!”

Psalm 75:1

“We give thanks to you, O God; we give thanks, for your name is near. We recount your wondrous deeds.”

Psalm 28:7

“The LORD is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.”

Hebrews 12:28

“Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe.

Psalm 105:1

“Oh give thanks to the LORD; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!”

Psalm 116:17

“I will offer to you the sacrifice of thanksgiving and call on the name of the LORD.”

1 Timothy 4:4-5

“For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, for it is made holy by the word of God and prayer.”

Psalm 34:1

“I will bless the LORD at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth.

1 Chronicles 29:13

“And now we thank you, our God, and praise your glorious name.”

Romans 1:21

“For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.”

Psalm 136:26

“Give thanks to the God of heaven, for his steadfast love endures forever.”

Psalm 118:28

“You are my God, and I will give thanks to you; you are my God; I will extol you.”

Psalm 69:30

“I will praise the name of God with a song; I will magnify him with thanksgiving.”

Final Thoughts on Scriptures About Gratitude

Gratitude is not limited to favorable circumstances but is a response that should permeate our lives. It is through thanksgiving and praise that we enter the presence of God and recount His wonderful deeds. Gratitude shifts our focus from ourselves to the goodness and faithfulness of God. It leads us to trust in His provision, seek His guidance, and worship Him with reverence and awe.

Ultimately, gratitude opens our hearts to receive the inexpressible gift of God’s grace, and it should overflow in acts of love and kindness toward others. Through gratitude, we cultivate a deeper relationship with God, grounded in His faithfulness and the recognition of His blessings in our lives.