What The Bible Says About Being Thankful

 

Who Should Give Thanks:

- Believers: Ps 105:1; Col 3:15

- Angels: Re 4:9; 7:11,12; 11:16,17

Who Should We Give Thanks To:

- God and Christ: Ps 50:14, 1Ti 1:12

Where We Should Give Thanks:

- In private worship: Da 6:10

- In public worship: Ps 35:18

How Should We Give Thanks:

- Through Christ: Ro 1:8; Col 3:17; Heb 13:15

- In the name of Christ: Eph 5:20

When Should We Give Thanks:

- Always: Eph 1:16; 5:20; 1Th 1:2

- Before receiving food: Joh 6:11; Act 27:35

- When we complete a task: Ne 12:31,40

- When interceding for others: 1Ti 2:1; 2Ti 1:3; Phm 1:4

- When we pray: Ne 11:17; Php 4:6; Col 4:2

- When we praise God: Ps 92:1; Heb 13:15

What Should Give Thanks For:

- Everything: 1Th 5:18

- God’s holiness: Ps 30:4; 97:12

- The goodness and mercy of God: Ps 106:1; 107:1; 136:1-3

- For the gift of Christ: 2Co 9:15

- For Christ’s power and reign: Re 11:17

- For the working of the word of God: 1Th 2:13

- For victory over sin, through Christ: Ro 7:23-25

- For victory over death and the grave: 1Co 15:57

- For wisdom and might: Da 2:23

- For the triumph of the gospel: 2Co 2:14

- For our conversion: Ro 6:17

- For the faith of others: Ro 1:8; 2Th 1:3

- For other believers: 1Co 1:4; Php 1:3-5; Col 1:3-6

- For the nearness of God: Ps 75:1

- For appointment to spiritual service: 1Ti 1:12

- For all things: 2Co 9:11; Eph 5:20