Thanksgiving is a tradition celebrated across the world in most countries. It is a grand gesture to thank God for the blessings he has given us and pray for more. The history behind this holiday is to celebrate the year’s harvest, and many families come together to have a grand celebration. To make Thanksgiving more spiritual and holy, we have combined a list of Bible verses for Thanksgiving, which you can add to your family prayers on the table.
The Twenty-six Best Bible Verses for Thanksgiving
1. 1 Thessalonians 5:18
Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
2. Psalm 107:1
Oh, give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!
3. Philippians 4:6
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and supplication with Thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.
4. Psalm 7:17
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.
5. Psalm 100:1-5
A Psalm for giving thanks. Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth! Serve the LORD with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the LORD, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people and the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with Thanksgiving and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name! For the LORD is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.
6. Hebrews 13:15
Through him, then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.
7. Colossians 4:2
Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with Thanksgiving.
8. Psalm 69:30
I will praise the name of God with a song; I will magnify him with Thanksgiving.
9. Isaiah 12:1-6
You will say o that day: “I will give thanks to you, O LORD, for though you were angry with me, your anger turned away, that you might comfort me. “Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the LORD God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation.” With joy, you will draw water from the wells of salvation. And you will say in that day: “Give thanks to the LORD, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the peoples, proclaim that his name is exalted. Sing praises to the LORD, for he has done gloriously; let this be made known in all the earth.
10. 1 Chronicles 16:34
Oh, give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!
11. Colossians 3:17
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.
12. 2 Corinthians 2:14
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.
13. Matthew 6:25-34
“Therefore, I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you, by being anxious, can add a single hour to his span of life? And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
14. Ephesians 5:20
Giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our LORD Jesus Christ,
15. Psalm 100:4
Enter his gates with Thanksgiving and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name!
16. James 1:17
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.
17. Psalm 50:14
Offer to God a sacrifice of Thanksgiving, and perform your vows to the Most High,
18. Colossians 3:15
And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.
19. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
20. Psalm 28:7
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.
21. 2 Corinthians 4:15
For it is all for your sake so that as grace extends to more and more people, it may increase Thanksgiving to the glory of God.
22. Philippians 4:6-7
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and supplication with Thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
23. Psalm 116:12
What shall I render to the LORD for all his benefits to me?
24. Lamentations 3:23
They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.
25. Psalm 31:19
Oh, how abundant is your goodness, which you have stored up for those who fear you and worked for those who take refuge in you, in the sight of the children of mankind!
26. Jeremiah 30:19
Out of them shall come songs of Thanksgiving and the voices of those who celebrate. I will multiply them, and they shall not be few; I will make them honored, and they shall not be small.
Our Final Thoughts
Every day should be in remembrance of God, and one must be thankful to God for every breath he breathes. Unfortunately, it is not possible for humankind when they are so indulged in this materialistic world, so these Bible verses for Thanksgiving are the source that provokes a man to thank God for this beautiful life.