Having gratitude means to be thankful. The Bible gives us beautiful scriptures in the Old and New Testaments about gratitude and thanksgiving. Here are the top 20 Bible verses on gratitude.
While this article covers 20 bible verses on gratitude, there is one in particular that stands out. 2 Corinthians 10-15 gives us the foundation on generosity and gratitude.
“Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness. 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. This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs of the Lord’s people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God. Because of the service by which you have proved yourselves, others will praise God for the obedience that accompanies your confession of the gospel of Christ, and for your generosity in sharing with them and with everyone else. And in their prayers for you their hearts will go out to you, because of the surpassing grace God has given you. Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!”
Old Testament Bible Verses on Gratitude
“I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of your wonderful deeds.” – Psalm 9:1
“The one who offers Thanksgiving as his sacrifice glorifies me; to one who orders his way rightly I will show the salvation of God.” – Psalm 50:23
“I will praise God’s name in song and glorify Him with Thanksgiving.” – Psalm 69:30
“Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise; give thanks to Him and praise His name.” – Psalm 100:4-5
“Give thanks with a grateful heart.” – Psalm 107:1
“Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good ; His love endures forever.” – Psalm 118:1
“You are my God; I will give thanks to you; you are my God; I will extol you. This is the day that the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it.” – Psalm 118:28-29
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New Testament Bible Verses on Gratitude
“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.” – James 1:17
“Thanks be to God! He gives us victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” – 1 Corinthians 15:57
“All this is for your benefit, so that the grace that is reaching more and more people may cause thanksgiving to overflow to the glory of God.” – 2 Corinthians 4:15
“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.” – 2 Corinthians 9:11
“I do not cease to give thanks to you, remembering you in my prayers.” – Ephesians 1:16
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” – Philippians 4:6
“Giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light.” – Colossians 1:12
“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.” – Colossians 3:15
“Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.” – Colossians 4:2
“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
“We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love all of you have for one another is increasing.” – 2 Thessalonians 1:3
“For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, because it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer.” – 1 Timothy 4:4-5
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