31 Scriptures On Gratitude

31 Scriptures On Gratitude
31 Scriptures On Gratitude

31 Scriptures On Gratitude is to show you from God’s Word why it pleases His Father’s heart when we have an attitude of gratitude.

Maybe you are in a dark place in your life, and cannot think of nothing anything to be grateful for, Lamentations 3:22-23 tells us that God’s mercies and compassion for us are new every morning and that in itself is a lot to be thankful for.

I took the time to highlight parts of the Scripture if you want to list some things you can use to tell God of your gratitude.

Gratitude is thanksgiving, appreciation, awe, and praise.

It is my prayer that while reading through these beautiful Scriptures the Holy Spirit will allow you to grasp the connection between gratitude and spontaneous worship.

31 Scriptures On Gratitude

1. Abound In Thanksgiving

“As you, therefore, have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, rooted and built up in Him, and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.

Colossians 2:6-7

2. Be Anxious For Nothing

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”   

Philippians 4:6-7

3. Be Content With What Have    

“For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and clothing, with these we shall be content.”  

1 Timothy 6:7-8 

4. Count Trials Joy  

“My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.”  

James 1:2-4

5. Declare His Name  

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

Psalm 75:1

6. Praise The Lord  

“Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good!  For His mercy endures forever.  Who can utter the mighty acts of the Lord?  Who can declare all His praise?” 

Psalm 106:1-2

7. Enter His Presence With Thanksgiving 

Enter into His gates with thanksgivingAnd 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 100:4-5 

8. Every Gift From God  

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning.”    

James 1:17

9. Give Thanks For All His Wonders

“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!” 

Psalm 105:1-2

10. Give Thanks For His Power And Reign

We give You thanks, O Lord God Almighty, The One who is and who was and who is to come,  Because You have taken Your great power and reigned.” 

Revelation 11:17 

11. Give Thanks In Everything 

And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.” 

Colossians 3:17 

12. In Everything Give Thanks 

“But if I partake with thanks, why am I evil spoken of for the food over which I give thanks?  Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”   

1 Corinthians 10:30-31

13. Joy In The Morning  

“Sing praise to the Lord, you saints of His,  And give thanks at the remembrance of His holy name.  For His anger is but for a moment,  His favor is for life;  Weeping may endure for a night,  But joy comes in the morning.”  

Psalm 30:4-5

14. Magnify God 

“I will praise the name of God with a song,  And will magnify Him with thanksgivingThis also shall please the Lord better than an ox or bull,  Which has horns and hooves.” 

Psalm 69:30-31

15. New Every Morning  

“Through the Lord’s mercies, we are not consumed,  Because His compassions fail not.  They are new every morning;  Great is Your faithfulness.” 

Lamentations 3:22-23

16. No excuse 

“For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse, because, although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened.”   

Romans 1:20-21

17. Peace And Thanks 

“And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful.”    

Colossians 3:15

18. Praise The Lord 

I will praise the Lord according to His righteousness And will sing praise to the name of the Lord Most High. 

Psalm 7:17 

19. Praise To All Generations  

“So we, Your people and sheep of Your pasture,  Will give You thanks forever;  We will show forth Your praise to all generations.”   

Psalm 79:13

20. Praise You Forever 

I will praise You forever,  Because You have done it;  And in the presence of Your saints  I will wait on Your name, for it is good.”   

Psalm 52:9

21. Received With Thanksgiving 

“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

22. Rejoicing Heart 

“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.  The Lord is their strength, And He is the saving refuge of His anointed.” 

Psalm 28:7-8 

23. Rejoice In God 

“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 

24. Sacrifice Of Thanksgiving 

I will offer to You the sacrifice of thanksgiving And will call upon the name of the Lord.”   

Psalm 116:17

25. Serve God Acceptably 

“Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear. For our God is a consuming fire.” 

Hebrews 12:28-29

26. Thanksgiving To Abound  

“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

27. Thanks To The Father 

Giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light. He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love.”   

Colossians 1:12-13

28. Thanks To Triumph

“Save us, O Lord our God, And gather us from among the Gentiles,  To give thanks to Your holy name,  To triumph in Your praise.”   

Psalms 106:47

29. Vigilant On Thanksgiving 

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

Colossians 4:2

30. Will Of God  

“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 

31. With What God Is Pleased  

“Therefore by Him let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name. But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.”    

Hebrews 13:15-16

In case you missed my article 26 Extreme Benefits Of Gratitude to show you how God created us to be blessed in every area of our lives by being grateful, you can read it here.

How To Use A Gratitude Journal is to help everyone who is unfamiliar with it cultivate a new, healthy habit of gratitude journaling. If you tried Gratitude journaling in the past and gave up on it before you could reap the benefits, you will be inspired to pick up on it again.

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Tell us in the comments below if there are any Scriptures you would add to these, or what Scripture spoke the loudest to you.

Everything in Him, unto Him, and to glorify His Holy Name!


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