30 Bible Verses on Being Thankful


Hello November! This is by far my favorite month. Okay, I may be a bit biased seeing as it is my birthday month, but I love everything about this season. It is the season of thanksgiving. All of the bold colors of Autumn blanket the sidewalks and the brisk air blows across your cheeks creating a joy inside as you look around in awe of God's creation all around you. He gave us so much to be thankful for every day.


Here are 30 Bible verses on thankfulness to meditate on for the next 30 days. 

  1. Revelation 11:17 — We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty, who is and who was, for you have taken your great power and begun to reign.

  2. 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.

  3. Colossians 2:7 — Rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.

  4. Colossians 4:2 — Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.

  5. 1 Timothy 4:4 — For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving.

  6. Jonah 2:9 — But I with the voice of thanksgiving will sacrifice to you; what I have vowed I will pay. Salvation belongs to the LORD!”

  7. 1 Corinthians 1:4 — I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus.

  8. 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.

  9. 2 Corinthians 9:11 — You will be enriched in every way to be generous in every way, which through us will produce thanksgiving to God.

  10. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 — Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

  11. Ephesians 5:4 — Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving.

  12. Psalm 50:23 — The one who offers thanksgiving as his sacrifice glorifies me; to one who orders his way rightly I will show the salvation of God!”

  13. Psalm 69:30 — I will praise the name of God with a song; I will magnify him with thanksgiving.

  14. Psalm 95:2 — Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise!

  15. Psalm 100:4 — Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name!

  16. Psalm 107:22 — And let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving, and tell of his deeds in songs of joy!

  17. Psalm 116:17 — I will offer to you the sacrifice of thanksgiving and call on the name of the LORD.

  18. Psalm 147:7 — Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; make melody to our God on the lyre!

  19. Isaiah 12:1 — You will say in 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.

  20. 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.

  21. Jeremiah 33:11 — Give thanks to the LORD of hosts, for the LORD is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!’

  22. Daniel 2:23 — To you, O God of my fathers, I give thanks and praise, for you have given me wisdom and might, and have now made known to me what we asked of you, for you have made known to us the king’s matter.”

  23. Amos 4:5 — Offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving of that which is leavened, and proclaim freewill offerings, publish them; for so you love to do, O people of Israel!” declares the Lord GOD.

  24. 1 Chronicles 16:8 — Oh give thanks to the LORD; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!

  25. 1 Chronicles 16:34 — Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!

  26. 1 Chronicles 16:35 — 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.

  27. 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.

  28. Psalm 9:1 — I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.

  29. Psalm 26:6-7 — I wash my hands in innocence and go around your altar, O LORD, proclaiming thanksgiving aloud, and telling all your wondrous deeds.

  30. Psalm 118:29 — Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever.



Carmen Miller is the founder of Whole Magazine. She is a city girl at heart who spent most of her life chasing empty substitutes for Jesus. She tried to find her worth in things and people, only leaving her emptier. Spending much of her life entangled in sin, Carmen experienced much brokenness from teen pregnancy, domestic violence, and infidelity. Today, she is committed to leading other broken women to wholeness through the Gospel and equipping them with the tools to walk with God for a lifetime. Carmen lives in Dallas, Texas, with her handsome husband and eight-year-old twins who keep her on her toes daily.

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