100 Bible Verses about Being Grateful

1 Thessalonians 5:18 ESV / 457 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 12:28 ESV / 242 helpful votes

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 118:1-18 ESV / 171 helpful votes

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever! Let Israel say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Let the house of Aaron say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Let those who fear the Lord say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Out of my distress I called on the Lord; the Lord answered me and set me free. ...

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 114 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Ephesians 2:8 ESV / 90 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,

1 John 4:7 ESV / 74 helpful votes

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.

Ephesians 5:1-33 ESV / 63 helpful votes

Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints. Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving. For you may be sure of this, that everyone who is sexually immoral or impure, or who is covetous (that is, an idolater), has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God. ...

James 4:6 ESV / 54 helpful votes

But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 52 helpful votes

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

John 3:16 ESV / 46 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Colossians 3:15 ESV / 45 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 4:3 ESV / 44 helpful votes

For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions,

Psalm 100:4 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Luke 7:36-50 ESV / 37 helpful votes

One of the Pharisees asked him to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee's house and took his place at the table. And behold, a woman of the city, who was a sinner, when she learned that he was reclining at table in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster flask of ointment, and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment. Now when the Pharisee who had invited him saw this, he said to himself, “If this man were a prophet, he would have known who and what sort of woman this is who is touching him, for she is a sinner.” And Jesus answering said to him, “Simon, I have something to say to you.” And he answered, “Say it, Teacher.” ...

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

1 Timothy 6:8 ESV / 36 helpful votes

But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be content.

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:17 ESV / 35 helpful votes

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

Psalm 106:1 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Praise the Lord! Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!

Psalm 107:1 ESV / 32 helpful votes

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

1 Chronicles 16:34 ESV / 32 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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

Colossians 4:2 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 5:20 ESV / 29 helpful votes

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

James 1:17 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

1 Timothy 4:4-5 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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.

2 Corinthians 9:15 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Thanks be to God for his inexpressible gift!

Philippians 2:14-15 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Do all things without grumbling or questioning, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world,

Luke 17:15-16 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice; and he fell on his face at Jesus' feet, giving him thanks. Now he was a Samaritan.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 25 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Psalm 28:7 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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.

Psalm 69:30 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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

Psalm 7:17 ESV / 23 helpful votes

I will give to the Lord the thanks due to his righteousness, and I will sing praise to the name of the Lord, the Most High.

1 Corinthians 15:57 ESV / 22 helpful votes

But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 22 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Colossians 3:15-17 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Psalm 100:1-5 ESV / 21 helpful votes

A Psalm for giving thanks. Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name! For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.

1 Corinthians 1:4 ESV / 19 helpful votes

I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus,

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 18 helpful votes

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Isaiah 53:1-12 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Who has believed what he has heard from us? And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed? For he grew up before him like a young plant, and like a root out of dry ground; he had no form or majesty that we should look at him, and no beauty that we should desire him. He was despised and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief; and as one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed. ...

Psalm 20:4 ESV / 18 helpful votes

May he grant you your heart's desire and fulfill all your plans!

Psalm 9:1 ESV / 18 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: according to Muth-labben. A Psalm of David. I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, 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 your minds in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 105:1 ESV / 17 helpful votes

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

Psalm 30:12 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

1 Chronicles 29:13 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Revelation 11:17 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Saying, “We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty, who is and who was, for you have taken your great power and begun to reign.

Philippians 4:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content.

2 Thessalonians 1:3 ESV / 14 helpful votes

We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers, as is right, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing.

Isaiah 12:4-5 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And you will say in that day: “Give thanks to the Lord, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the peoples, proclaim that his name is exalted. “Sing praises to the Lord, for he has done gloriously; let this be made known in all the earth.

Psalm 95:2 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Colossians 2:7 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.

2 Corinthians 9:11 ESV / 13 helpful votes

You will be enriched in every way to be generous in every way, which through us will produce thanksgiving to God.

Jonah 2:9 ESV / 13 helpful votes

But I with the voice of thanksgiving will sacrifice to you; what I have vowed I will pay. Salvation belongs to the Lord!”

Psalm 34:1 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Of David, when he changed his behavior before Abimelech, so that he drove him out, and he went away. I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth.

1 Chronicles 16:8 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 12:28-29 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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, for our God is a consuming fire.

Romans 5:1 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.

John 5:15-17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

The man went away and told the Jews that it was Jesus who had healed him. And this was why the Jews were persecuting Jesus, because he was doing these things on the Sabbath. But Jesus answered them, “My Father is working until now, and I am working.”

Job 1:21 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And he said, “Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked shall I return. The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.”

Revelation 21:4 ESV / 11 helpful votes

He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

Philemon 1:4 ESV / 11 helpful votes

I thank my God always when I remember you in my prayers,

1 Timothy 2:1-4 ESV / 11 helpful votes

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

1 Thessalonians 1:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers,

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

2 Corinthians 4:15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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.

Romans 1:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed in all the world.

Isaiah 4:5-6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Then the Lord will create over the whole site of Mount Zion and over her assemblies a cloud by day, and smoke and the shining of a flaming fire by night; for over all the glory there will be a canopy. There will be a booth for shade by day from the heat, and for a refuge and a shelter from the storm and rain.

1 Timothy 1:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

I thank him who has given me strength, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he judged me faithful, appointing me to his service,

Philippians 1:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

I thank my God in all my remembrance of you,

1 Corinthians 15:51 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,

Romans 1:21 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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 116:17 ESV / 10 helpful votes

I will offer to you the sacrifice of thanksgiving and call on the name of the Lord.

Psalm 107:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Let them thank the Lord for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man!

Psalm 35:18 ESV / 10 helpful votes

I will thank you in the great congregation; in the mighty throng I will praise you.

Galatians 3:26 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith.

2 Corinthians 2:14 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere.

1 Corinthians 6:20 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

1 Timothy 6:6-8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Now there is great gain in godliness with contentment, for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world. But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be content.

1 Thessalonians 3:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For what thanksgiving can we return to God for you, for all the joy that we feel for your sake before our God,

Colossians 2:12 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the powerful working of God, who raised him from the dead.

Colossians 2:6-7 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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.

Ephesians 1:16 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers,

1 Corinthians 6:19 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,

John 14:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.

John 10:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

Psalm 118:28 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Psalm 103:1-5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Of David. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.

Psalm 100:4-5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name! For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.

Psalm 95:1-3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise! For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above all gods.

Psalm 46:1-11 ESV / 8 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. Of the Sons of Korah. According to Alamoth. A Song. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy habitation of the Most High. God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved; God will help her when morning dawns. ...

Psalm 9:1-2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: according to Muth-labben. A Psalm of David. I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.

Ezra 3:11 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And they sang responsively, praising and giving thanks to the Lord, “For he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever toward Israel.” And all the people shouted with a great shout when they praised the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid.

James 1:2-4 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

Philippians 1:1-4:23 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with the overseers and deacons: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now. ...

Ephesians 1:15-16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers,

2 Corinthians 9:11-12 ESV / 7 helpful votes

You will be enriched in every way to be generous in every way, which through us will produce thanksgiving to God. For the ministry of this service is not only supplying the needs of the saints but is also overflowing in many thanksgivings to God.

2 Corinthians 4:15-16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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. So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day.

Romans 12:1-21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned. For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. ...

Matthew 6:1-34 ESV / 7 helpful votes

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. ...

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