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29 Bible Verses about Thankfulness

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1 Corinthians 15:53-57

For so it must be: this perishable nature must clothe itself with what is imperishable, and this mortality must clothe itself with immortality. But when this perishable nature has put on what is imperishable, and this mortality has put on immortality, then will the words of Scripture be fulfilled, "Death has been swallowed up in victory." "Where, O death, is thy victory? Where, O death, is thy sting?"read more.
Now sin is the sting of death, and sin derives its power from the Law; but God be thanked who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ!

Luke 2:25-32

Now there was a man in Jerusalem of the name of Symeon, an upright and God-fearing man, who was waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him. To him it had been revealed by the Holy Spirit that he should not see death until he had seen the Lord's Anointed One. Led by the Spirit he came to the Temple; and when the parents brought in the child Jesus to do with regard to Him according to the custom of the Law,read more.
he took Him up in his arms and blessed God and said, "Now, O Sovereign Lord, Thou dost send Thy servant away in peace, in fulfilment of Thy word, Because mine eyes have seen Thy salvation, Which Thou hast made ready in the sight of all nations-- A light to shine upon the Gentiles, And the glory of Thy people Israel."

Colossians 2:6

As therefore you have received the Christ, even Jesus our Lord, live and act in vital union with Him;

Colossians 3:15-17

and let the peace which Christ gives settle all questionings in your hearts, to which peace indeed you were called as belonging to His one Body; and be thankful. Let the teaching concerning Christ remain as a rich treasure in your hearts. In all wisdom teach and admonish one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, and sing with grace in your hearts to God. And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, and let it be through Him that you give thanks to God the Father.

Matthew 14:19

and He told all the people to sit down on the grass. Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and after looking up to heaven and blessing them, He broke up the loaves and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples distributed them to the people.

Mark 6:41

Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and lifting His eyes to Heaven He blessed the food. Then He broke the loaves into portions which He went on handing to the disciples to distribute; giving pieces also of the two fish to them all.

Luke 9:16

Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to Heaven He blessed them and broke them into portions which He gave to the disciples to distribute to the people.

John 6:11

Then Jesus took the loaves, and after giving thanks He distributed them to those who were resting on the ground; and also the fish in like manner--as much as they desired.

Matthew 15:36

and He took the seven loaves and the fish, and after giving thanks He broke them up and then distributed them to the disciples, and they to the people.

Mark 8:6

So He passed the word to the people to sit down on the ground. Then taking the seven loaves He blessed them, and broke them into portions and proceeded to give them to His disciples for them to distribute, and they distributed them to the people.

Matthew 26:26-27

During the meal Jesus took a Passover biscuit, blessed it and broke it. He then gave it to the disciples, saying, "Take this and eat it: it is my body." And He took the cup and gave thanks, and gave it to them saying, "Drink from it, all of you;

Mark 14:22-23

Also during the meal He took a Passover biscuit, blessed it, and broke it. He then gave it to them, saying, "Take this, it is my body." Then He took the cup, gave thanks, and handed it to them, and they all of them drank from it.

Luke 22:17-19

Then, having received the cup and given thanks, He said, "Take this and share it among yourselves; for I tell you that from this time I will never drink the produce of the vine till the Kingdom of God has come." Then, taking a Passover biscuit, He gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, "This is my body which is being given on your behalf: this do in remembrance of me."

Luke 24:30

But as soon as He had sat down with them, and had taken the bread and had blessed and broken it, and was handing it to them,

Acts 27:35

Having said this he took some bread, and, after giving thanks to God for it before them all, he broke it in pieces and began to eat it.

Romans 14:6

He who regards the day as sacred, so regards it for the Master's sake; and he who eats certain food eats it for the Master's sake, for he gives thanks to God; and he who refrains from eating it refrains for the Master's sake, and he also gives thanks to God.

Ephesians 5:19-20

but drink deeply of God's Spirit. Speak to one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs. Sing and offer praise in your hearts to the Lord. Always and for everything let your thanks to God the Father be presented in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;

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Hannah » Thankfulness

Thankfulness » Examples of

Acts 28:15

Meanwhile the brethren there, hearing of our movements, came as far as the Market of Appius and the Three Huts to meet us; and when Paul saw them he thanked God and felt encouraged.

Thankfulness » Exhortations to

More verses: 1 Thessalonians 5:18

Thankfulness » Being thankful

1 Thessalonians 5:17-18

Be unceasing in prayer. In every circumstance of life be thankful; for this is God's will in Christ Jesus respecting you.

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of the people of israel

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

Philippians 1:3-5

I thank my God at my every remembrance of you-- always when offering any prayer on behalf of you all, finding a joy in offering it. I thank my God, I say, for your cooperation in spreading the Good News, from the time it first came to you even until now.

Colossians 1:3-6

We give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, constantly praying for you as we do, because we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love which you cherish towards all God's people, on account of the hope treasured up for you in Heaven. Of this hope you have already heard in the Message of the truth of the Good News. read more.
For it has reached you, and remains with you, just as it has also spread through the whole world, yielding fruit there and increasing, as it has done among you from the day when first you heard it and came really to know the grace of God,

Thankfulness » Should be offered » Through Christ

Thankfulness » Ministers appointed to offer, in public

Thankfulness » Jesus set an example of

John 11:41

So they removed the stone. Then Jesus lifted up His eyes and said, "Father, I thank Thee that Thou hast heard me.

Matthew 26:27

And He took the cup and gave thanks, and gave it to them saying, "Drink from it, all of you;

Thankfulness » Should always accompany prayer

Thankfulness » Should be accompanied by intercession for others

Philemon 1:4

I give continual thanks to my God while making mention of you, my brother, in my prayers,

Thankfulness » The heavenly host engage in

Revelation 7:11-12

All the angels were standing in a circle round the throne and round the Elders and the four living creatures, and they fell on their faces in front of the throne and worshipped God. "Even so!" they cried: "The blessing and the glory and the wisdom and the thanks and the honor and the power and the might are to be ascribed to our God, until the Ages of the Ages! Even so!"

Revelation 11:16-17

Then the twenty-four Elders, who sit on thrones in the presence of God, fell on their faces and worshipped God, saying, "We give thee thanks, O Lord God, the Ruler of all, Who art and wast, because Thou hast exerted Thy power, Thy great power, and hast become King.

Revelation 4:9

And whenever the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to Him who is seated on the throne, and lives until the Ages of the Ages,

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

Thankfulness » Should be offered » Always

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Those whom jesus healed » Blind bartimaeus

Mark 10:46-52

They came to Jericho; and as He was leaving that town--Himself and His disciples and a great crowd--Bartimaeus (the son of Timaeus) Hearing that it was Jesus the Nazarene, he began to cry out, "Son of David, Jesus, have pity on me." Many angrily told him to leave off shouting; but he only cried out all the louder, "Son of David, have pity on me." read more.
Then Jesus stood still. "Call him," He said. So they called the blind man. "Cheer up," they said; "rise, he is calling you." The man flung away his outer garment, sprang to his feet, and came to Jesus. "What shall I do for you?" said Jesus. "Rabboni," replied the blind man, "let me recover my sight." "Go," said Jesus, "your faith has cured you." Instantly he regained his sight, and followed Him along the road.

Luke 18:43

No sooner were the words spoken than the man regained his sight and followed Jesus, giving glory to God; and all the people, seeing it, gave praise to God.

Thankfulness » Should be offered » For the supply of our bodily needs

Romans 14:6-7

He who regards the day as sacred, so regards it for the Master's sake; and he who eats certain food eats it for the Master's sake, for he gives thanks to God; and he who refrains from eating it refrains for the Master's sake, and he also gives thanks to God. For not one of us lives to himself, and not one dies to himself.

1 Timothy 4:3-4

forbidding people to marry, and insisting on abstinence from foods which God has created to be partaken of, with thankfulness, by those who believe and have a clear knowledge of the truth. For everything that God has created is good, and nothing is to be cast aside, if only it is received with thanksgiving.

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Before receiving food, by jesus

Matthew 14:19

and He told all the people to sit down on the grass. Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and after looking up to heaven and blessing them, He broke up the loaves and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples distributed them to the people.

Mark 8:6-7

So He passed the word to the people to sit down on the ground. Then taking the seven loaves He blessed them, and broke them into portions and proceeded to give them to His disciples for them to distribute, and they distributed them to the people. They had also a few small fish. He blessed them, and He told His disciples to distribute these also.

Thankfulness » Should be offered » Before receiving food

Acts 27:35

Having said this he took some bread, and, after giving thanks to God for it before them all, he broke it in pieces and began to eat it.

John 6:11

Then Jesus took the loaves, and after giving thanks He distributed them to those who were resting on the ground; and also the fish in like manner--as much as they desired.

Thankfulness » Should be offered » For all things

2 Corinthians 9:11

May you be abundantly enriched so as to show all liberality, such as through our instrumentality brings thanksgiving to God.

Thankfulness » Saints exhorted to

Thankfulness » Should always accompany praise

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of jacob

Thankfulness » Who shall give thanks to the name of the lord

Thankfulness » Should be offered » For faith exhibited by others

Thankfulness » Resolve to offer

Thankfulness » Should be offered » As the remembrance of God's holiness

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of abraham

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of jehoshaphat's army

Thankfulness » Of man to man » The israelites, to joshua

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of abraham's servant (eliezar)

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of leah

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Those whom jesus healed » One of the ten lepers whom jesus healed

Luke 17:15-16

One of them, seeing that he was cured, came back, adoring and praising God in a loud voice, and he threw himself at the feet of Jesus, thanking Him. He was a Samaritan.

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of hannah

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of miriam

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of joseph

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

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

Thankfulness » Of man to man » The spies, to rahab

Thankfulness » Of man to man » Paul » To onesiphorus

2 Timothy 1:16-18

May the Lord show mercy to the household of Onesiphorus; for many a time he cheered me and he was not ashamed of my chain. Nay, when he was here in Rome, he took great pains to inquire where I was living, and at last he found me. And you yourself well know all the services which he rendered me in Ephesus.

Thankfulness » Exemplified » Levites

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » of moses

Thankfulness » Should be offered » For deliverance from indwelling sin, through Christ

Romans 7:23-25

but I discover within me a different Law at war with the Law of my understanding, and leading me captive to the Law which is everywhere at work in my body--the Law of sin. (Unhappy man that I am! who will rescue me from this death-burdened body? Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord!)

Thankfulness » Of man to man » Naomi, to boaz

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of sarah

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of the levites

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of eve

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

Thankfulness » Of man to man » David » To the men of jabesh-gilead

Thankfulness » Of man to man » Paul » To phoebe

Romans 16:1-4

Herewith I introduce our sister Phoebe to you, who is a servant of the Church at Cenchreae, that you may receive her as a fellow Christian in a manner worthy of God's people, and may assist her in any matter in which she may need help. For she has indeed been a kind friend to many, including myself. Greetings to Prisca and Aquila my fellow labourers in the work of Christ Jesus-- read more.
friends who have endangered their own lives for mine. I am grateful to them, and not I alone, but all the Gentile Churches also.

Thankfulness » Exemplified » David

Thankfulness » Offer sacrifices of

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of the queen of sheba

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of melchizedek

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of the sailors

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of jethro

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Those whom jesus healed » The roman centurion for his boy

John 4:53

Then the father recollected that that was the time at which Jesus had said to him, "Your son has recovered," and he and his whole household became believers.

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Those whom jesus healed » The woman who was bent over for eighteen years

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of the jews

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of samuel

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of hiram

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of david

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of isaac

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of lot

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Paul

Acts 27:35

Having said this he took some bread, and, after giving thanks to God for it before them all, he broke it in pieces and began to eat it.

Thankfulness » Should be offered » For appointment to spiritual service

Thankfulness » Should be offered » On behalf of God's servants

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

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And for this further reason we render unceasing thanks to God, that when you received God's Message from our lips, it was as no mere message from men that you embraced it, but as--what it really is--God's Message, which also does its work in the hearts of you who believe.

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

2 Corinthians 8:16

But thanks be to God that He inspires the heart of Titus with the same deep interest in you;

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

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

Revelation 11:17

saying, "We give thee thanks, O Lord God, the Ruler of all, Who art and wast, because Thou hast exerted Thy power, Thy great power, and hast become King.

Thankfulness » Should be offered » For the gift of Christ

Thankfulness » Should be offered » In the name of Christ

Thankfulness » Should be offered » In public worship

Thankfulness » Should be offered » In everything

Thankfulness » Should be offered » To Christ

Thankfulness » Should be offered » To God

Thankfulness » Of man to man » The people of the island of melita (malta), to paul

Acts 28:10

They also loaded us with honours, and when at last we sailed they put supplies on board for us.

Thankfulness » Of man to man » Saul, to the kenites

Thankfulness » Of man to man » David » To hanun

Thankfulness » Of man to man » Paul

Acts 27:35

Having said this he took some bread, and, after giving thanks to God for it before them all, he broke it in pieces and began to eat it.

Thankfulness » Exemplified » Paul

Acts 28:15

Meanwhile the brethren there, hearing of our movements, came as far as the Market of Appius and the Three Huts to meet us; and when Paul saw them he thanked God and felt encouraged.

Thankfulness » Should enter God's gates with

Thankfulness » Of hypocrites, full of boasting

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee, standing erect, prayed as follows by himself: "'O God, I thank Thee that I am not like other people--I am not a thief nor a cheat nor an adulterer, nor do I even resemble this tax-gatherer.

Thankfulness » Expressed in psalms

Thankfulness » Magnify God by

Thankfulness » Commanded

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of the shepherds

Luke 2:20

And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all that they had heard and seen in accordance with the announcement made to them.

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of rachel

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Those whom jesus healed » The man who was paralyzed

Luke 5:25

Instantly he stood up in their presence, took up the mattress on which he had been lying, and went away to his home, giving glory to God.

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Those whom jesus healed » The demon-possessed man who was exorcized

Luke 8:39

"Return home," He said, "and tell there all that God has done for you." So he went and published through the whole town all that Jesus had done for him.

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of noah

Thankfulness » Should be offered » For all people

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

Thankfulness » Should be offered » For love exhibited by others

Thankfulness » Should be offered » For the conversion of others

Romans 6:17

But thanks be to God that though you were once in thraldom to Sin, you have now yielded a hearty obedience to that system of truth in which you have been instructed.

Thankfulness » Should be offered » For wisdom and might

Thankfulness » Should be offered » In private worship

Thankfulness » Of man to man » David » To barzillai

Thankfulness » Exemplified » Daniel

Thankfulness » Exemplified » Simeon

Luke 2:28

he took Him up in his arms and blessed God and said,

Thankfulness » Exemplified » Jonah

Thankfulness » Exemplified » Anna

Luke 2:38

And coming up just at that moment, she gave thanks to God, and spoke about the child to all who were expecting the deliverance of Jerusalem.

Thankfulness » Abound in the faith with

Thankfulness » Come before God with

Thankfulness » The wicked averse to

Thankfulness » Habitually offer

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » The lame man healed by peter

Acts 3:8

Leaping up, he stood upright and began to walk, and went into the Temple with them, walking, leaping, and praising God.

Thankfulness » To God, instances of » Of deborah