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1 Chronicles 16:4

He appointed some of the Levites as ministers before the ark of the LORD, even to celebrate and to thank and praise the LORD God of Israel:

Psalm 42:4

These things I remember and I pour out my soul within me For I used to go along with the throng and lead them in procession to the house of God, With the voice of joy and thanksgiving, a multitude keeping festival.

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1 Timothy 4:3-4

men who forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from foods which God has created to be gratefully shared in by those who believe and know the truth. For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude;

Psalm 107:8-9

Let them give thanks to the LORD for His lovingkindness, And for His wonders to the sons of men! For He has satisfied the thirsty soul, And the hungry soul He has filled with what is good.

Psalm 147:7-9

Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; Sing praises to our God on the lyre, Who covers the heavens with clouds, Who provides rain for the earth, Who makes grass to grow on the mountains. He gives to the beast its food, And to the young ravens which cry.

Luke 17:17-18

Then Jesus answered and said, "Were there not ten cleansed? But the nine--where are they? "Was no one found who returned to give glory to God, except this foreigner?"

Romans 1:20-21

For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse. For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

Romans 14:6

He who observes the day, observes it for the Lord, and he who eats, does so for the Lord, for he gives thanks to God; and he who eats not, for the Lord he does not eat, and gives thanks to God.

Leviticus 7:12-15

'If he offers it by way of thanksgiving, then along with the sacrifice of thanksgiving he shall offer unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers spread with oil, and cakes of well stirred fine flour mixed with oil. 'With the sacrifice of his peace offerings for thanksgiving, he shall present his offering with cakes of leavened bread. 'Of this he shall present one of every offering as a contribution to the LORD; it shall belong to the priest who sprinkles the blood of the peace offerings. read more.
'Now as for the flesh of the sacrifice of his thanksgiving peace offerings, it shall be eaten on the day of his offering; he shall not leave any of it over until morning.

Jonah 2:9

But I will sacrifice to You With the voice of thanksgiving That which I have vowed I will pay Salvation is from the LORD."

1 Corinthians 10:30

If I partake with thankfulness, why am I slandered concerning that for which I give thanks?

1 Corinthians 14:16-17

Otherwise if you bless in the spirit only, how will the one who fills the place of the ungifted say the "Amen" at your giving of thanks, since he does not know what you are saying? For you are giving thanks well enough, but the other person is not edified.

Psalm 95:2

Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving, Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms.

1 Chronicles 16:7-9

Then on that day David first assigned Asaph and his relatives to give thanks to the LORD. Oh give thanks to the LORD, call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples. Sing to Him, sing praises to Him; Speak of all His wonders.

Ezra 3:11

They sang, praising and giving thanks to the LORD, saying, "For He is good, for His lovingkindness is upon Israel forever." 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.

Nehemiah 12:8

The Levites were Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and Mattaniah who was in charge of the songs of thanksgiving, he and his brothers.

Psalm 147:7

Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; Sing praises to our God on the lyre,

Isaiah 51:3

Indeed, the LORD will comfort Zion; He will comfort all her waste places And her wilderness He will make like Eden, And her desert like the garden of the LORD; Joy and gladness will be found in her, Thanksgiving and sound of a melody.

Jeremiah 30:19

'From them will proceed thanksgiving And the voice of those who celebrate; And I will multiply them and they will not be diminished; I will also honor them and they will not be insignificant.

Ephesians 5:19-20

speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord; always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;

Nehemiah 11:17

and Mattaniah the son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, who was the leader in beginning the thanksgiving at prayer, and Bakbukiah, the second among his brethren; and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.

Daniel 6:10

Now when Daniel knew that the document was signed, he entered his house (now in his roof chamber he had windows open toward Jerusalem); and he continued kneeling on his knees three times a day, praying and giving thanks before his God, as he had been doing previously.

2 Corinthians 9:11-12

you will be enriched in everything for all liberality, which through us is producing thanksgiving to God. For the ministry of this service is not only fully supplying the needs of the saints, but is also overflowing through many thanksgivings to God.

Romans 7:24-25

Wretched man that I am! Who will set me free from the body of this death? Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin.

2 Corinthians 4:15

For all things are for your sakes, so that the grace which is spreading to more and more people may cause the giving of thanks to abound to the glory of God.

Colossians 2:6-7

Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as you were instructed, and overflowing with gratitude.

Matthew 14:19

Ordering the people to sit down on the grass, He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up toward heaven, He blessed the food, and breaking the loaves He gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds,

Luke 9:16

Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed them, and broke them, and kept giving them to the disciples to set before the people.

Mark 8:6

And He directed the people to sit down on the ground; and taking the seven loaves, He gave thanks and broke them, and started giving them to His disciples to serve to them, and they served them to the people.

Luke 24:30

When He had reclined at the table with them, He took the bread and blessed it, and breaking it, He began giving it to them.

1 Corinthians 11:24

and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, "This is My body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of Me."

Acts 28:15

And the brethren, when they heard about us, came from there as far as the Market of Appius and Three Inns to meet us; and when Paul saw them, he thanked God and took courage.

Romans 6:17

But thanks be to God that though you were slaves of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching to which you were committed,

Revelation 4:9

And when the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to Him who sits on the throne, to Him who lives forever and ever,

Revelation 7:12

saying, "Amen, blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might, be to our God forever and ever Amen."

Revelation 11:17

saying, "We give You thanks, O Lord God, the Almighty, who are and who were, because You have taken Your great power and have begun to reign.

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Prayer » Accompanied with » Thanksgiving

Psalms » Thanksgiving

Psalms » Thanksgiving » For God's mercies to individuals

Psalms » Thanksgiving » For God's goodness to good men

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Thanksgiving

Psalm 116:17

To You I shall offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving, And call upon the name of the LORD.

Psalm 27:6

And now my head will be lifted up above my enemies around me, And I will offer in His tent sacrifices with shouts of joy; I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to the LORD.

Psalm 107:22

Let them also offer sacrifices of thanksgiving, And tell of His works with joyful singing.

Thanksgiving » Encouraged

Ephesians 5:20

always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;

Thanksgiving » Ministers appointed to offer, in public

1 Chronicles 16:4

He appointed some of the Levites as ministers before the ark of the LORD, even to celebrate and to thank and praise the LORD God of Israel:

1 Chronicles 23:30

They are to stand every morning to thank and to praise the LORD, and likewise at evening,

2 Chronicles 31:2

And Hezekiah appointed the divisions of the priests and the Levites by their divisions, each according to his service, both the priests and the Levites, for burnt offerings and for peace offerings, to minister and to give thanks and to praise in the gates of the camp of the LORD.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the grace bestowed on others

1 Corinthians 1:4

I thank my God always concerning you for the grace of God which was given you in Christ Jesus,

Philippians 1:3-5

I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always offering prayer with joy in my every prayer for you all, in view of your participation in the gospel from the first day until now.

Colossians 1:3-6

We give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and the love which you have for all the saints; because of the hope laid up for you in heaven, of which you previously heard in the word of truth, the gospel read more.
which has come to you, just as in all the world also it is constantly bearing fruit and increasing, even as it has been doing in you also since the day you heard of it and understood the grace of God in truth;

Thanksgiving » The heavenly host engaged in

Revelation 7:11

And all the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures; and they fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped God,

Revelation 11:16-17

And the twenty-four elders, who sit on their thrones before God, fell on their faces and worshiped God, saying, "We give You thanks, O Lord God, the Almighty, who are and who were, because You have taken Your great power and have begun to reign.

Revelation 4:9

And when the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to Him who sits on the throne, to Him who lives forever and ever,

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Always

Ephesians 5:20

always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;

Thanksgiving » Christ set an example of

John 11:41

So they removed the stone Then Jesus raised His eyes, and said, "Father, I thank You that You have heard Me.

Matthew 26:27

And when He had taken a cup and given thanks, He gave it to them, saying, "Drink from it, all of you;

John 6:11

Jesus then took the loaves, and having given thanks, He distributed to those who were seated; likewise also of the fish as much as they wanted.

Thanksgiving » Should always accompany prayer

Nehemiah 11:17

and Mattaniah the son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, who was the leader in beginning the thanksgiving at prayer, and Bakbukiah, the second among his brethren; and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Through Christ

Romans 1:8

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

Thanksgiving » Should be accompanied by intercession for others

Philemon 1:4

I thank my God always, making mention of you in my prayers,

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the goodness and mercy of God

Psalm 107:1

Oh give thanks to the LORD, for He is good, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

Psalm 136:1-3

Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good, For His lovingkindness is everlasting. Give thanks to the God of gods, For His lovingkindness is everlasting. Give thanks to the Lord of lords, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For all things

Ephesians 5:20

always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;

2 Corinthians 9:11

you will be enriched in everything for all liberality, which through us is producing thanksgiving to God.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For faith exhibited by others

Romans 1:8

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

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the supply of our bodily wants

Romans 14:6-7

He who observes the day, observes it for the Lord, and he who eats, does so for the Lord, for he gives thanks to God; and he who eats not, for the Lord he does not eat, and gives thanks to God. For not one of us lives for himself, and not one dies for himself;

1 Timothy 4:3-4

men who forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from foods which God has created to be gratefully shared in by those who believe and know the truth. For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude;

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Upon the completion of great undertakings

Nehemiah 12:31

Then I had the leaders of Judah come up on top of the wall, and I appointed two great choirs, the first proceeding to the right on top of the wall toward the Refuse Gate.

Nehemiah 12:40

Then the two choirs took their stand in the house of God. So did I and half of the officials with me;

Thanksgiving » Saints » Exhorted to

Psalm 105:1

Oh give thanks to the LORD, call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples.

Thanksgiving » Commanded

Thanksgiving » Should always accompany praise

Psalm 92:1

It is good to give thanks to the LORD And to sing praises to Your name, O Most High;

Thanksgiving » Saints » Resolved to offer

Psalm 18:49

Therefore I will give thanks to You among the nations, O LORD, And I will sing praises to Your name.

Psalm 30:12

That my soul may sing praise to You and not be silent O LORD my God, I will give thanks to You forever.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » At the remembrance of God's holiness

Psalm 97:12

Be glad in the LORD, you righteous ones, And give thanks to His holy name.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Before taking food

Acts 27:35

Having said this, he took bread and gave thanks to God in the presence of all, and he broke it and began to eat.

John 6:11

Jesus then took the loaves, and having given thanks, He distributed to those who were seated; likewise also of the fish as much as they wanted.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the reception and effectual working of the word of God in others

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this reason we also constantly thank God that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but for what it really is, the word of God, which also performs its work in you who believe.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For willingness to offer our property for God's service

1 Chronicles 29:6-14

Then the rulers of the fathers' households, and the princes of the tribes of Israel, and the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, with the overseers over the king's work, offered willingly; and for the service for the house of God they gave 5,000 talents and 10,000 darics of gold, and 10,000 talents of silver, and 18,000 talents of brass, and 100,000 talents of iron. Whoever possessed precious stones gave them to the treasury of the house of the LORD, in care of Jehiel the Gershonite. read more.
Then the people rejoiced because they had offered so willingly, for they made their offering to the LORD with a whole heart, and King David also rejoiced greatly. So David blessed the LORD in the sight of all the assembly; and David said, "Blessed are You, O LORD God of Israel our father, forever and ever. "Yours, O LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, indeed everything that is in the heavens and the earth; Yours is the dominion, O LORD, and You exalt Yourself as head over all. "Both riches and honor come from You, and You rule over all, and in Your hand is power and might; and it lies in Your hand to make great and to strengthen everyone. "Now therefore, our God, we thank You, and praise Your glorious name. "But who am I and who are my people that we should be able to offer as generously as this? For all things come from You, and from Your hand we have given You.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In everything

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Levites

2 Chronicles 5:12-13

and all the Levitical singers, Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, and their sons and kinsmen, clothed in fine linen, with cymbals, harps and lyres, standing east of the altar, and with them one hundred and twenty priests blowing trumpets in unison when the trumpeters and the singers were to make themselves heard with one voice to praise and to glorify the LORD, and when they lifted up their voice accompanied by trumpets and cymbals and instruments of music, and when they praised the LORD saying, "He indeed is good for His lovingkindness is everlasting," then the house, the house of the LORD, was filled with a cloud,

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For victory over death and the grave

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For love exhibited by others

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In behalf of ministers

2 Corinthians 1:11

you also joining in helping us through your prayers, so that thanks may be given by many persons on our behalf for the favor bestowed on us through the prayers of many.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the zeal exhibited by others

2 Corinthians 8:16

But thanks be to God who puts the same earnestness on your behalf in the heart of Titus.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the triumph of the gospel

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the gift of Christ

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » David

1 Chronicles 29:13

"Now therefore, our God, we thank You, and praise Your glorious name.

Thanksgiving » Expressed in psalms

1 Chronicles 16:7

Then on that day David first assigned Asaph and his relatives to give thanks to the LORD.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For Christ's power and reign

Revelation 11:17

saying, "We give You thanks, O Lord God, the Almighty, who are and who were, because You have taken Your great power and have begun to reign.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For deliverance through Christ from in-dwelling sin

Romans 7:23-25

but I see a different law in the members of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin which is in my members. Wretched man that I am! Who will set me free from the body of this death? Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For appointment to the ministry

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In the name of Christ

Ephesians 5:20

always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » To Christ

Thanksgiving » Saints » Abound in the faith with

Colossians 2:7

having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as you were instructed, and overflowing with gratitude.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For all men

Thanksgiving » Saints » Offer sacrifices of

Psalm 116:17

To You I shall offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving, And call upon the name of the LORD.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the conversion of others

Romans 6:17

But thanks be to God that though you were slaves of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching to which you were committed,

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For wisdom and might

Daniel 2:23

"To You, O God of my fathers, I give thanks and praise, For You have given me wisdom and power; Even now You have made known to me what we requested of You, For You have made known to us the king's matter."

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In private worship

Daniel 6:10

Now when Daniel knew that the document was signed, he entered his house (now in his roof chamber he had windows open toward Jerusalem); and he continued kneeling on his knees three times a day, praying and giving thanks before his God, as he had been doing previously.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In public worship

Psalm 35:18

I will give You thanks in the great congregation; I will praise You among a mighty throng.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » To God

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 2:23

"To You, O God of my fathers, I give thanks and praise, For You have given me wisdom and power; Even now You have made known to me what we requested of You, For You have made known to us the king's matter."

Thanksgiving » Saints » Should enter God's gate with

Thanksgiving » Saints » Habitually offer

Daniel 6:10

Now when Daniel knew that the document was signed, he entered his house (now in his roof chamber he had windows open toward Jerusalem); and he continued kneeling on his knees three times a day, praying and giving thanks before his God, as he had been doing previously.

Thanksgiving » Saints » Magnify God by

Thanksgiving » The wicked averse to

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the nearness of God's presence

Psalm 75:1

We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks, For Your name is near; Men declare Your wondrous works.

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Paul

Acts 28:15

And the brethren, when they heard about us, came from there as far as the Market of Appius and Three Inns to meet us; and when Paul saw them, he thanked God and took courage.

Thanksgiving » Saints » Come before God with

Psalm 95:2

Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving, Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms.

Thanksgiving » Is a good thing

Psalm 92:1

It is good to give thanks to the LORD And to sing praises to Your name, O Most High;

Thanksgiving » Of hypocrites, full of boasting

Luke 18:11

"The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: 'God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Simeon

Luke 2:28

then he took Him into his arms, and blessed God, and said,

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Jonah

Jonah 2:9

But I will sacrifice to You With the voice of thanksgiving That which I have vowed I will pay Salvation is from the LORD."

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Anna

Luke 2:38

At that very moment she came up and began giving thanks to God, and continued to speak of Him to all those who were looking for the redemption of Jerusalem.



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