45 Scriptures On Thanksgiving

scriptures on thanksgiving

Although Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year, praise and thanksgiving should be a part of our daily lives. They shouldn’t only be done during a holiday season. If you give thanks to God on a regular basis, your attitudes will change for the better. You’ll end up more gracious, humble, positive, and loving. I’ve compiled a list of scriptures on thanksgiving. I hope you enjoy them and find them helpful.

All scriptures are taken from the NKJV unless otherwise noted.

Old Testament Scriptures On Thanksgiving

Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good!
For His mercy endures forever.”

– 1 Chronicles 16:34

I will praise You, O Lord, with my whole heart;
I will tell of all Your marvelous works.
I will be glad and rejoice in You;
I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High.”

– Psalm 9:1-2

The Lord is my strength and my shield;
My heart trusted in Him, and I am helped;
Therefore my heart greatly rejoices,
And with my song I will praise Him.”

– Psalm 28:7

I will bless the Lord at all times;
His praise shall continually be in my mouth.
My soul shall make its boast in the Lord;
The humble shall hear of it and be glad.
Oh, magnify the Lord with me,
And let us exalt His name together.”

– Psalm 34:1-3

Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good;
Blessed is the man who trusts in Him!”

– Psalm 34:8

psalm 34:8

Offer to God thanksgiving,
And pay your vows to the Most High.”

– Psalm 50:14

I will praise the name of God with a song,
And will magnify Him with thanksgiving.”

– Psalm 69:30

We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks!
For Your wondrous works declare that Your name is near.”

– Psalm 75:1

Oh come, let us sing to the Lord!
Let us shout joyfully to the Rock of our salvation.
Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving;
Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms.
For the Lord is the great God,
And the great King above all gods.”

– Psalm 95:1-3

“Make a joyful shout to the Lord, all you lands!

Serve the Lord with gladness;
Come before His presence with singing.
Know that the Lord, He is God;
It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves;
We are His people and the sheep of His pasture.

Enter into His gates with thanksgiving,
And into His courts with praise.
Be thankful to Him, and bless His name.
For the Lord is good;
His mercy is everlasting,
And His truth endures to all generations.”

– Psalm 100:1-5

psalm 100:1-5

 

Oh, give thanks to the Lord!
Call upon His name;
Make known His deeds among the peoples!
Sing to Him, sing psalms to Him;
Talk of all His wondrous works!
Glory in His holy name;
Let the hearts of those rejoice who seek the Lord!”

– Psalm 105:1-3

“Praise the Lord! Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good!
For His mercy endures forever.”

– Psalm 106:1

Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good!
For His mercy endures forever.”

– Psalm 107:1

Oh, that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness,
And for His wonderful works to the children of men!
For He satisfies the longing soul,
And fills the hungry soul with goodness.”

– Psalm 107:8-9

I will praise You,
For You have answered me,
And have become my salvation.”

– Psalm 118:21

psalm 118:21

Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good!
For His mercy endures forever.
Oh, give thanks to the God of gods!
For His mercy endures forever.
Oh, give thanks to the Lord of lords!
For His mercy endures forever:”

– Psalm 136:1-3

Oh, give thanks to the God of heaven!
For His mercy endures forever.”

– Psalm 136:26

But I will sacrifice to You
With the voice of thanksgiving;
I will pay what I have vowed.
Salvation is of the Lord.”

– Jonah 2:9

New Testament Scriptures On Thanksgiving

“For all things are for your sakes, that grace, having spread through the many, may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God.”

– 2 Corinthians 4:15

And do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord, giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, submitting to one another in the fear of God.”

– Ephesians 5:18-21

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.”

– Philippians 4:6

philippians 4:6

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.”

– Colossians 3:15-16

“Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving.”

– Colossians 4:2

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”

– 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

For every creature of God is good, and nothing is to be refused if it is received with thanksgiving; for it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.”

– 1 Timothy 4:4-5

Conclusion

There are so many things to be grateful for every day. It’s clear from these scriptures on thanksgiving that God expects us to always express our gratitude to Him. Use these scriptures as a reminder of that.

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