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55 Bible Verses about Thanksgiving

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1 Chronicles 16:4

In the presence of the ark of the LORD, he appointed some of the descendants of Levi to minister continually by remembering, giving thanks, and praising the LORD God of Israel.

Psalm 42:4

These things I will recall as I pour out my troubles within me: I used to go with the crowd in a procession to the house of God, accompanied with shouts of joy and thanksgiving.

1 Timothy 4:3-4

They will try to stop people from marrying and from eating certain foods, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth. For everything God created is good, and nothing should be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving,

Psalm 107:8-9

Let them give thanks to the LORD for his gracious love and his awesome deeds for mankind. He has satisfied the one who thirsts, filling the hungry with what is good.

Psalm 147:7-9

Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving, and compose music to our God with the lyre. He shields the heavens with clouds, preparing rain for the earth and making grass grow on the hills. He gives wild animals their food, including the young ravens when they cry.

Luke 17:17-18

Jesus asked, "Ten men were made clean, weren't they? Where are the other nine? Except for this foreigner, were any of them found to return and give praise to God?"

Romans 1:20-21

For since the creation of the world God's invisible attributes his eternal power and divine nature have been understood and observed by what he made, so that people are without excuse. For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him. Instead, their thoughts turned to worthless things, and their senseless hearts were darkened.

Romans 14:6

The one who observes a special day, observes it to honor the Lord. The one who eats, eats to honor the Lord, since he gives thanks to God. And the one who does not eat, refrains from eating to honor the Lord; yet he, too, gives thanks to God.

Leviticus 7:12-15

If someone brings it to demonstrate thanksgiving, then he is to present along with the thanksgiving offering unleavened cakes mixed with olive oil, unleavened wafers spread with olive oil, and cakes of mixed fine flour with olive oil. Along with the cakes of unleavened bread, he is to bring his thanksgiving offering with his peace offerings. He is to present one from each grain offering, a separate offering to the LORD. It will belong to the priest who sprinkles the blood of the peace offering. read more.
As to the meat contained in his peace offerings, it is to be eaten on the day it is offered. Nothing of it is to remain until morning."

1 Corinthians 14:16-17

Otherwise, if you say a blessing with your spirit, how can an otherwise uneducated person say "Amen" to your thanksgiving, since he does not know what you're saying? It's good for you to give thanks, but it does not build up the other person.

1 Chronicles 16:7-9

On that very day, David composed this psalm of thanksgiving to the LORD just for Asaph and his companions: Give thanks to the LORD, calling on his name. Make what he has done known among the people. Sing to him, sing psalms to him, and think about all of his miraculous deeds.

Ezra 3:11

And they sang in unison to one another, giving thanks to the LORD: "He is good, and his gracious love to Israel endures forever." And all the people shouted out loudly in praise to the LORD when the foundation of the LORD's Temple was laid.

Nehemiah 12:8

The descendants of Levi included Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and Mattaniah, who with his associates was in charge of the songs of thanksgiving.

Psalm 147:7

Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving, and compose music to our God with the lyre.

Isaiah 51:3

For the LORD will have compassion on Zion, have compassion on all her ruins. He will make her wilderness like Eden, and her deserts like the garden of the LORD. Joy and gladness will be found in her, thanksgiving, and the sound of singing. Sorrow and sighing will flee away.

Jeremiah 30:19

Thanksgiving and the sounds of laughter will come out of them. I'll cause them to increase in numbers and not decrease. I'll honor them and not make them insignificant.

Ephesians 5:19-20

Then you will recite to one another psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs; you will sing and make music to the Lord with your hearts; you will consistently give thanks to God the Father for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah;

Nehemiah 11:17

and Mattaniah son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, who led the thanksgiving prayer, and Bakbukiah, second among his relatives, and Abda son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.

Daniel 6:10

When Daniel learned that the written document had been signed, he went to an upstairs room in his house that had windows opened facing Jerusalem. Three times a day he would kneel down, pray, and give thanks to his God, just as he had previously done.

2 Corinthians 9:11-12

In every way you will grow richer and become even more generous, and this will cause others to give thanks to God because of us, since this ministry you render is not only fully supplying the needs of the saints, it is also overflowing with more and more prayers of thanksgiving to God.

Romans 7:24-25

What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this body that is infected by death? Thank God through Jesus the Messiah, our Lord, because with my mind I myself can serve the Law of God, even while with my human nature I serve the law of sin.

Colossians 2:6-7

So then, just as you have received the Messiah Jesus the Lord, continue to live dependent on him. For you have been rooted in him and are being built up and strengthened in the faith, just as you were taught, while you continue to be thankful.

Matthew 14:19

Then he ordered the crowds to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven and blessed them. Then he broke the loaves in pieces and gave them to his disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.

Luke 9:16

Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven and blessed them. Then he broke the loaves in pieces and kept giving them to the disciples to pass on to the crowd.

Mark 8:6

So he ordered the crowd to sit down on the ground. Then he took the seven loaves and gave thanks. He broke them in pieces and kept giving them to his disciples to distribute. So they served them to the crowd.

Luke 24:30

While he was at the table with them, he took the bread, blessed it, broke it in pieces, and gave it to them.

1 Corinthians 11:24

gave thanks for it, and broke it in pieces, saying, "This is my body that is for you. Keep doing this in memory of me."

Acts 28:15

The brothers there heard about us and came as far as the Forum of Appius and the Three Taverns to meet us. When Paul saw them, he thanked God and felt encouraged.

Romans 6:17

But thank God that, though you were once slaves of sin, you became obedient from your hearts to that form of teaching with which you were entrusted!

Revelation 4:9

Whenever the living creatures give glory, honor, and thanks to the one who sits on the throne, who lives forever and ever,

Revelation 7:12

saying, "Amen! Praise, glory, wisdom, thanks, honor, power, and strength be to our God forever and ever! Amen!"

Revelation 11:17

They said, "We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty, who is and who was, because you have taken your great power and have begun to rule.

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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 27:6

Now my head will be lifted up above my enemies, even those who surround me. I will sacrifice in his tent with shouts of joy; I will sing and make melodies to the LORD.

Psalm 107:22

Let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving and talk about his works with shouts of joy.

Thanksgiving » Encouraged

Thanksgiving » Ministers appointed to offer, in public

1 Chronicles 16:4

In the presence of the ark of the LORD, he appointed some of the descendants of Levi to minister continually by remembering, giving thanks, and praising the LORD God of Israel.

1 Chronicles 23:30

They are to take their stand morning by morning, thanking and praising the LORD right through until the evening,

2 Chronicles 31:2

Hezekiah appointed the priestly divisions and the divisions of the descendants of Levi, each according to their service duties, including both priests and descendants of Levi who offered morning and evening burnt offerings, peace offerings, general ministry, thanksgiving, and praise in the gateways to the LORD's campgrounds.

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

Philippians 1:3-5

I thank my God every time I remember you, always praying joyfully in every one of my prayers for all of you because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.

Colossians 1:3-6

We give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, praying always for you, because we have heard about your faith in the Messiah Jesus and the love that you have for all the saints, based on the hope laid up for you in heaven. Some time ago you heard about this hope through the word of truth, the gospel read more.
that has come to you. Just as it is bearing fruit and spreading all over the world, so it has been doing among you from the day you heard it and came to know the grace of God in truth.

Thanksgiving » The heavenly host engaged in

Revelation 7:11

All the angels stood around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures. They fell on their faces in front of the throne and worshipped God,

Revelation 11:16-17

Then the twenty-four elders who were sitting on their thrones in God's presence fell on their faces and worshipped God. They said, "We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty, who is and who was, because you have taken your great power and have begun to rule.

Revelation 4:9

Whenever the living creatures give glory, honor, and thanks to the one who sits on the throne, who lives forever and ever,

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Always

Thanksgiving » Christ set an example of

Matthew 26:27

Then he took a cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, "Drink from it, all of you,

John 6:11

Then Jesus took the loaves, gave thanks, and distributed them to those who were seated. He also distributed as much fish as they wanted.

Thanksgiving » Should always accompany prayer

Nehemiah 11:17

and Mattaniah son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, who led the thanksgiving prayer, and Bakbukiah, second among his relatives, and Abda son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Through Christ

Thanksgiving » Should be accompanied by intercession for others

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

Psalm 107:1

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good! His gracious love exists forever.

Psalm 136:1-3

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his gracious love is everlasting. Give thanks to the God of gods, for his gracious love is everlasting. Give thanks to the Lord of lords, for his gracious love is everlasting

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For all things

2 Corinthians 9:11

In every way you will grow richer and become even more generous, and this will cause others to give thanks to God because of us,

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For faith exhibited by others

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

Romans 14:6-7

The one who observes a special day, observes it to honor the Lord. The one who eats, eats to honor the Lord, since he gives thanks to God. And the one who does not eat, refrains from eating to honor the Lord; yet he, too, gives thanks to God. For none of us lives for himself, and no one dies for himself.

1 Timothy 4:3-4

They will try to stop people from marrying and from eating certain foods, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth. For everything God created is good, and nothing should be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving,

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

Nehemiah 12:31

Then I brought up the leaders of Judah to the crest of the wall, and appointed two large thanksgiving choirs, the first of which proceeded on the wall to the right toward the Dung Gate.

Nehemiah 12:40

Then the two choirs assembled in the Temple of God, as did I, along with half of the officials who accompanied me,

Thanksgiving » Saints » Exhorted to

Thanksgiving » Commanded

Thanksgiving » Should always accompany praise

Thanksgiving » Saints » Resolved to offer

Psalm 18:49

Therefore, I will give thanks to you among the nations, LORD; I will sing praises to your name.

Psalm 30:12

so that I may sing praise to you and not remain silent. LORD, my God, I will give you thanks forever! To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.

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

Psalm 97:12

Rejoice in the LORD, you righteous ones! Give thanks at the mention of his holiness! A psalm

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Before taking food

Acts 27:35

After he said this, he took some bread, thanked God in front of everyone, broke it, and began to eat.

John 6:11

Then Jesus took the loaves, gave thanks, and distributed them to those who were seated. He also distributed as much fish as they wanted.

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

1 Thessalonians 2:13

Here is another reason why we constantly give thanks to God: When you received God's word, which you heard from us, you did not accept it as the word of humans but for what it really is the word of God, which is at work in you who believe.

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

1 Chronicles 29:6-14

So the leaders of the ancestral households presented their voluntary offerings, as did the leaders of the tribes, the commanders of thousands and hundreds, and the officials in charge of the king's business. They presented 5,000 gold talents and 10,000 gold darics for the work of the Temple of God, 10,000 silver talents, 18,000 bronze talents, and 100,000 iron talents. Whoever owned precious stones gave them to the treasury of the Temple of the LORD, in care of Jehiel the Gershonite. read more.
Then the people rejoiced because they had given voluntarily, since with a devoted heart they had freely given to the LORD. King David also rejoiced greatly. Then David blessed the LORD in the presence of the entire assembly. David said, How blessed you are, LORD, the God of our ancestor Israel, from eternity to eternity! To you, LORD, belongs the greatness, and the valor, and the splendor, and the endurance, and the majesty because all that is in heaven and on earth is yours. To you belongs the kingdom, LORD, and you are exalted as head over all. Both wealth and honor proceed from you, and you are ruling over them all. You control power you control who is made great, and how everyone becomes strong. And so, our God, we are giving you thanks, and we are praising your wonderful name! But who am I, and who are my people, that we make such voluntary offerings as these? For all things come from you, and from your own hand we are giving to you.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In everything

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Levites

2 Chronicles 5:12-13

All the musicians who were descendants of Levi, including Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, and their sons and relatives wore linen and played cymbals and stringed instruments as they stood east of the altar. Accompanied by 120 priests who played trumpets, the trumpeters and musicians played in union, praising and giving thanks to the LORD. They praised the LORD loudly and sang, "He is good, and his gracious love is eternal," accompanied by the trumpets, cymbals, and other musical instruments.) As they did this, a cloud filled the Temple, that is, the LORD's Temple,

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

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

2 Corinthians 8:16

But thanks be to God, who placed in the heart of Titus the same dedication to you that I have.

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

And so, our God, we are giving you thanks, and we are praising your wonderful name!

Thanksgiving » Expressed in psalms

1 Chronicles 16:7

On that very day, David composed this psalm of thanksgiving to the LORD just for Asaph and his companions:

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

Revelation 11:17

They said, "We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty, who is and who was, because you have taken your great power and have begun to rule.

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

Romans 7:23-25

but I see in my body a different principle waging war with the Law in my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin that exists in my body. What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this body that is infected by death? Thank God through Jesus the Messiah, our Lord, because with my mind I myself can serve the Law of God, even while with my human nature I serve the law of sin.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For appointment to the ministry

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In the name of Christ

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » To Christ

Thanksgiving » Saints » Abound in the faith with

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For all men

Thanksgiving » Saints » Offer sacrifices of

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the conversion of others

Romans 6:17

But thank God that, though you were once slaves of sin, you became obedient from your hearts to that form of teaching with which you were entrusted!

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For wisdom and might

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In private worship

Daniel 6:10

When Daniel learned that the written document had been signed, he went to an upstairs room in his house that had windows opened facing Jerusalem. Three times a day he would kneel down, pray, and give thanks to his God, just as he had previously done.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In public worship

Psalm 35:18

Then I will give you thanks in front of the great congregation; in the midst of the mighty throng I will praise you.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » To God

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Daniel

Thanksgiving » Saints » Should enter God's gate with

Thanksgiving » Saints » Habitually offer

Daniel 6:10

When Daniel learned that the written document had been signed, he went to an upstairs room in his house that had windows opened facing Jerusalem. Three times a day he would kneel down, pray, and give thanks to his God, just as he had previously done.

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 praise you, God! We praise you your presence draws near as we declare your wonderful deeds.

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Paul

Acts 28:15

The brothers there heard about us and came as far as the Forum of Appius and the Three Taverns to meet us. When Paul saw them, he thanked God and felt encouraged.

Thanksgiving » Saints » Come before God with

Thanksgiving » Is a good thing

Thanksgiving » Of hypocrites, full of boasting

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed, "O God, I thank you that I'm not like other people thieves, dishonest people, adulterers, or even this tax collector.

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Simeon

Luke 2:28

Simeon took the infant in his arms and praised God, saying,

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Jonah

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Anna

Luke 2:38

Just then she came forward and began to thank God and to speak about Jesus to everyone who was waiting for the redemption of Jerusalem.

Topics on Thanksgiving

Prayer, As Praise And Thanksgiving

50;4;6

Never worry about anything. Instead, in every situation let your petitions be made known to God through prayers and requests, with thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving And Gratitude

19;116;17

I will bring you a thanksgiving offering and call on the name of the LORD!

Thanksgiving Before Meals

45;14;6

The one who observes a special day, observes it to honor the Lord. The one who eats, eats to honor the Lord, since he gives thanks to God. And the one who does not eat, refrains from eating to honor the Lord; yet he, too, gives thanks to God.

Thanksgiving, Offered

19;50;14

Offer to God a thanksgiving praise; pay your vows to the Most High.

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