47 Consecrated Bible Verses about Being Grateful

Being grateful is one of the main tenants of Christianity. It’s easy to be grateful when everything in your life is going great, but what about when things are tough? These Bible verses will help motivate and encourage you to be grateful, no matter what life throws your way.

These Bible verses for being grateful tell us that sometimes it’s difficult to be grateful, but that we should really try. Being grateful is a good way of life and brings happiness to ourselves and those around us.

Have a prayer for being grateful shared throughout prayer groups and holy places with the prayer request.

What Does the Bible Say About Being Grateful?

Dear God,

Thank you for my life and all of the wonderful things in it.

I am so grateful for everything you’ve laid before me.

Amen.

Psalm 95:2

Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song.

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Psalm 69:30

I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving.

bible vereses for being grateful

Psalm 106:1

Praise the LORD. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.

bible verse about being grateful

2 Corinthians 9:15

Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!

Colossians 3:15

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.

Psalm 100:4

Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.

1 Thessalonians 1:2

We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers.

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2 Corinthians 9:11

You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God.

Philippians 4:6-7

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Romans 1:21

For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened.

Hebrews 12:28

Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe,

Ephesians 5:20

Always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

The bible tells us that being grateful to God is a good thing, Whoso offereth praise glorifieth me. It is also a commandment from God that we must give thanks to him for everything that he has done for us.

Without God, we wouldn’t have a chance of living a happy life. Our lives would be full of nothing but sadness and anger from the pain of our daily struggles.

The Bible says that there is a time to weep, and a time to laugh. A time to mourn, and a time to dance. All of these chances and opportunities are offered to us by God.

Psalm 105:1

Give praise to the LORD, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done.

Leviticus 22:29

When you sacrifice a thank offering to the LORD, sacrifice it in such a way that it will be accepted on your behalf.

Colossians 3:2

Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.

John 11:41

So they took away the stone. Then Jesus looked up and said, Father, I thank you that you have heard me.

Ephesians 5:4

Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving.

James 1:17

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.

1 Thessalonians 5:18

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

2 Samuel 22:49

Who sets me free from my enemies. You exalted me above my foes; from a violent man, you rescued me.

Being grateful to God also means being grateful to everyone else. It’s not just God that does good things for us, but our friends and family have the best intentions in mind when they do things for us as well.

If you want to thank God for all he has done for you, it would be wise to also thank others who have helped or inspired you along the way. Those that support you daily.

Philippians 4:6

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

Psalm 30:12

That my heart may sing your praises and not be silent. LORD my God, I will praise you forever.

Psalm 103:2

Praise the LORD, my soul, and forget not all his benefits—

Psalm 9:1

I will give thanks to you, LORD, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.

2 Corinthians 2:14-15

But thanks be to God, who always leads us as captives in Christ’s triumphal procession and uses us to spread the aroma of the knowledge of him everywhere. For we are to God the pleasing aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are perishing.

1 Chronicles 16:34

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.

Acts 16:40

After Paul and Silas came out of the prison, they went to Lydia’s house, where they met with the brothers and sisters and encouraged them. Then they left.

Psalm 107:1

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.

Psalm 20:4

May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.

Romans 11:36

For from him and through him and for him are all things. To him be the glory forever! Amen.

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

Daniel 6:10

Now when Daniel learned that the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened toward Jerusalem. Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his God, just as he had done before.

Revelation 11:17

saying: We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty, the One who is and who was, because you have taken your great power and have begun to reign.

1 Corinthians 15:57

But thanks be to God! He gives us victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Colossians 3:16

Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.

Colossians 1:12

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.

Psalm 107:8

Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind,

Colossians 3:17

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Jonah 2:9

But I, with shouts of grateful praise, will sacrifice to you. What I have vowed I will make good. I will say, ‘Salvation comes from the LORD.’

2 Corinthians 2:14

But thanks be to God, who always leads us as captives in Christ’s triumphal procession and uses us to spread the aroma of the knowledge of him everywhere.

John 3:16

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

Colossians 3:15-17

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Philippians 4:19

And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 119:62

At midnight I rise to give you thanks for your righteous laws.

Colossians 4:2

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.

1 Timothy 2:1-2

I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.

Psalm 107:1-2

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. Let the redeemed of the LORD tell their story— those he redeemed from the hand of the foe,

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Being grateful is a reminder of who we are and whose we are. We close with one more verse, from the book of Psalms. “I will give thanks to You, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all Your wonders.” (Psalm 9:1) What are you most grateful for today? Let us know in the comments!

As we come to the end of our series on Bible verses about being grateful, we want to remind you that gratitude is at the center of what it means to be a Christian. When we focus on all that God has done for us – even when life is hard – it changes how we see everything. Being grateful becomes easier. Seeing what the Lord has put before us becomes a blessing in itself.

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