In America, we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday on the 4th Thursday in November. This is based on a strong Christian tradition of giving thanks to God. Here is a list of Bible quotes about thankfulness. You can use these verses with your Thanksgiving craft projects at church or home. This is a great opportunity to remind the children of the Gospel. Every good thing we receive from God is a gift paid for on the cross.
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Scripture Quotes About Thankfulness
1 Chronicles 16:34 ESV
Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!
Colossians 3:17 ESV
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.
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV
Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
1Timothy 4:4 ESV
For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving.
Philippians 4:6 ESV
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
Psalm 147:7 ESV
Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; make melody to our God on the lyre!
Psalm 100:4 ESV
Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name!
Psalm 95:2 ESV
Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise!
1 Corinthians 15:56-57 ESV
The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
As this list shows, Thanksgiving in the Bible is a very common theme. There are many more passages you could find, but these should get you started.