Giving Thanks

be gratefulThanksgiving is just around the corner in the United States:  Thursday, November 28th.  I’m getting into the mindset a little early this year, to help keep my mind and heart in the right place.  What better place to learn about gratitude than from The Word itself.  Reflect along with me, won’t you?

1 Thessalonians 5:18

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18 in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

Colossians 3:16

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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.

Psalm 106:1

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Praise the Lord.

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

1 Corinthians 15:57

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

1 Thessalonians 5:18

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

Revelation 11:17

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17“We give You thanks, O Lord God Almighty, The One who is and who was and who is to come,

Because You have taken Your great power and reigned.

1 Chronicles 29:13

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13 “Now therefore, our God, We thank You And praise Your glorious name.

2 Corinthians 4:15

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15 For all things are for your sakes, that grace, having spread through the many, may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God.

Philippians 4:6

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Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God;

Colossians 3:17

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

1 Chronicles 29:13

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13 Now, our God, we give you thanks, and praise your glorious name.

And from me to you, Gentle Reader:

Philippians 1:3

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I thank my God every time I remember you.

grateful for

One thought on “Giving Thanks

  1. Amen! These are some of my favorites!

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