The Thanksgiving Holiday is just around the corner. But as Believers in Jesus, we have reason to give thanks all year long! Enjoy this small list of verses to prepare your heart for Thanksgiving from the English Standard Version of the Bible!
Verses to Prepare Your Heart for Thanksgiving
“Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name…” (Psalm 100:4).
“Then on that day David first appointed that thanksgiving be sung to the Lord by Asaph and his brothers” (1 Chronicles 16:7).
“Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!” (1 Chronicles 16:8).
“Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!” (1 Chronicles 16:34).
“Say also: “Save us, O God of our salvation, and gather and deliver us from among the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name and glory in your praise.” (1 Chronicles 16:35).
“I will give to the Lord the thanks due to his righteousness, and I will sing praise to the name of the Lord, the Most High” (Psalm 7:17).
“I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds” (Psalm 9:1).
“The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him” (Psalm 28:7).
“Sing praises to the Lord, O you his saints, and give thanks to his holy name” (Psalm 30:4).
“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 give thanks to you, O Lord, among the peoples; I will sing praises to you among the nations” (Psalm 57:9).
“I will praise the name of God with a song; I will magnify him with thanksgiving” (Psalm 69:30).
“We give thanks to you, O God; we give thanks, for your name is near. We recount your wondrous deeds” (Psalm 75:1).
“But we your people, the sheep of your pasture, will give thanks to you forever; from generation to generation we will recount your praise” (Psalm 79:13).
“I give thanks to you, O Lord my God, with my whole heart, and I will glorify your name forever” (Psalm 86:12).
“Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise!” (Psalm 95:2).
“Rejoice in the Lord, O you righteous, and give thanks to his holy name” (Psalm 97:12).
“Praise the Lord! Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!” (Psalm 106:1).
“And let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving, and tell of his deeds in songs of joy!” (Psalm 107:22).
“I will offer to you the sacrifice of thanksgiving and call on the name of the Lord” (Psalm 116:17).
“You are my God, and I will give thanks to you; you are my God; I will extol you” (Psalm 118:28).
“I bow down toward your holy temple and give thanks to your name for your steadfast love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word” (Psalm 138:2).
“Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving; make melody to our God on the lyre!” (Psalm 147:7).
“And they sang responsively, praising and giving thanks to the Lord, “For he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever toward Israel.” And all the people shouted with a great shout when they praised the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid” (Ezra 3:11).
“The living, the living, he thanks you, as I do this day; the father makes known to the children your faithfulness” (Isaiah 38:19).
“But thanks be to God, that you who were once slaves of sin have become obedient from the heart to the standard of teaching to which you were committed…” (Romans 6:17).
“I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus…” (1 Corinthians 1:4).
“But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ” (1 Corinthians 15:57).
“But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere” (2 Corinthians 2:14).
“Thanks be to God for his inexpressible gift!” (2 Corinthians 9:15).
“For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers…” (Ephesians 1:15-16).
“Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving” (Ephesians 5:4).
“…giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ…” (Ephesians 5:20).
“…do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God” (Philippians 4:6).
“And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him” (Colossians 3:17).