Thanksgiving. It’s a day in November we in the States celebrate with food and thankfulness to God. But, really, it’s even more than that. Thanksgiving is a way of life. So, as I gave this some thought today, I realized I desire to be more intentional about cultivating thankfulness into my own life.
When I think of thanksgiving, sure I think of the holiday, but I also think of God’s goodness. Lauren Daigle’s song, How Can it Be, perfectly depicts my wonder of God. For example, how can it be that the God of all Creation could love me, would save me, would bless me? Me, the one who has fallen so far, yet never far enough from Him. It all nearly brings me to tears. So, naturally, thanksgiving is my response. When you stop to think about God and His goodness, is giving thanks your response, too? I’m guessing it might be.
So, I did some searching today and found fifteen Bible verses that are perfect for Thanksgiving, the day, and thanksgiving, the life. They’ve encouraged me so much, I’m sharing them with you. Use them as you’d like. For instance, make them into a prayer. Read them aloud at Thanksgiving dinner. Meditate on a different one each morning. However you use them, I believe you will be blessed.
15 Bible Verses Perfect For Thanksgiving
Always give thanks to God the Father for everything. Give thanks to him in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.Ephesians 5:20 NIRV
The name of the True God will be my song, an uplifting tune of praise and thanksgiving!Psalm 69:30 VOICE
Praise the Lord! Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever.Psalm 106:1 NLT
And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.Colossians 3:15 ESV
I thank you from my heart, and I will never stop singing your praises, my Lord and my God.Psalm 30:12 CEV
Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.Psalm 100:4 NIV
Let us come before him with thanksgiving and sing joyful songs of praise.Psalm 95:2 GNT
Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!Psalm 107:1 ESV
The Eternal is the source of my strength and the shield that guards me. When I learn to rest and truly trust Him, He sends His help. This is why my heart is singing! I open my mouth to praise Him, and thankfulness rises as song.Psalm 28:7 VOICE
Let every detail in your lives—words, actions, whatever—be done in the name of the Master, Jesus, thanking God the Father every step of the way.Colossians 3:17 MSG
Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV
Now, our God, we thank you and praise your glorious name.1 Chronicles 29:13 NCV
I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.Psalm 9:1 NIV
Oh, how grateful and thankful I am to the Lord because he is so good. I will sing praise to the name of the Lord who is above all lords.Psalm 7:17 TLB
Thank the Lord because he is good. His love continues forever.Psalm 118:1 NCV
These 15 Bible verses are full of truth and hope and thankfulness.
So, which one of these touches your heart the most? Do you have a favorite thanksgiving Bible verse? If so, please share it below. I’d certainly love to read it.
Above all, friend, I pray God blesses beyond measure your thanksgiving… the day and the life.
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