The Bible is filled with many passages, stories and sayings where Bible Characters continually give thanks to God and Christians and believers in God are instructed to.
In addition, the New Testament is filled with many of Apostle Paul’s letter’s where he encourages believers to have a Grateful heart and to continually offer thanks to God.
Having a spirit of appreciation has the power to release many of the Lord’s blessings in our life as we communicate to God how awesome and mighty he is and how much we adore him for the many blessings and gifts he bestows on us.
God is continually seeking grateful hearts that live in constant thanksgiving, praise and worship.
Gratitude also has so many proven benefits to improving our everyday lives and making life’s burdens lighter.
If you haven’t developed a spirit of gratitude and thankfulness yet, don’t despair, it’s possible to.
We encourage you to ask for the leading of the Holy Spirit and to also keep praying for God to give you a heart of gratitude so that you can live a life that continually gives glory to his righteous and holy name.
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;his love endures forever.
1 Chronicles 16:34
Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.
Thanks be to God, who delivers me through Jesus Christ our Lord!
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.
Now, our God, we give you thanks, and praise your glorious name.
1 Chronicles 29:13
Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful.
Give thanks to the Lord, for his love endures forever.”
2 Chronicles 20:21
Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!
2 Corinthians 9:15
I will give thanks to the Lord because of his righteousness; I will sing the praises of the name of the Lord Most High.
I will give you thanks in the great assembly; among the throngs I will praise you.
Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.
Praise the Lord. Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.
But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 15:57
I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers.
And giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light.
Rejoice always, Pray continually, Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
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