Gratitude Bible Verses

What does the Bible say about Gratitude? - Scriptures on Being Grateful

The Bible tells us "Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you." (1 Thessalonians 5:18) It is with a joyful heart we give thanks to God for the blessings of life. Scriptures repeatedly call us to give thanks and glory to Almighty God as our creator and Heavenly Father. "Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth! Serve the LORD with gladness! Come into his presence with singing!" (Psalm 100:1-2)

We have gathered the top Bible verses about gratitude to inspire your appreciation for our Lord! Browse the many related verses in this collection of scriptures:

1 Thessalonians 5:18 NIV

18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.

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Psalm 118:24 NIV

24 The Lord has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad.

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Colossians 3:17 NIV

17 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.

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Psalm 136:1 NIV

1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever.

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2 Corinthians 2:14 NIV

14 But thanks be to God, who always leads us as captives in Christ's triumphal procession and uses us to spread the aroma of the knowledge of him everywhere.

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James 1:17 NIV

17 Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.

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Hebrews 12:28 NIV

28 Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe,

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Psalm 107:1 NIV

1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.

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Romans 8:28 NIV

28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.

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Ephesians 5:20 NIV

20 always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Psalm 50:23 NIV

23 Those who sacrifice thank offerings honor me, and to the blameless I will show my salvation."

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Acts 24:3 NIV

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

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1 Corinthians 15:10 NIV

10 But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. No, I worked harder than all of them-yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me.

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Matthew 6:21 NIV

21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

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Luke 17:11-19 NIV

11 Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. 12 As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance 13 and called out in a loud voice, "Jesus, Master, have pity on us!" 14 When he saw them, he said, "Go, show yourselves to the priests." And as they went, they were cleansed. 15 One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice. 16 He threw himself at Jesus' feet and thanked him-and he was a Samaritan. 17 Jesus asked, "Were not all ten cleansed? Where are the other nine? 18 Has no one returned to give praise to God except this foreigner?" 19 Then he said to him, "Rise and go; your faith has made you well."

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Colossians 3:16 NIV

16 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.

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Psalm 92:1 NIV

1 It is good to praise the Lordand make music to your name, O Most High,

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Ephesians 1:16-18 NIV

16 I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers. 17 I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better. 18 I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his holy people,

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Psalm 100:1-5 NIV

1 Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. 2 Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs. 3 Know that the Lord is God. It is he who made us, and we are his ; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. 4 Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. 5 For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.

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Colossians 3:15-20 NIV

15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. 16 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. 17 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. 18 Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. 19 Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them. 20 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.

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