Many Bible verses affirm the importance of giving thanks. Here are ten scriptures that can remind us of that fact, and what Thanksgiving is all about:
When you sacrifice a thank offering to the Lord, sacrifice it in such a way that it will be accepted on your behalf.
1 Chronicles 16:34
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.
Those who sacrifice thank offerings honor me, and to the blameless I will show my salvation.
Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise. Give thanks to him; bless his name.
Always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.
And be thankful… with thankfulness in your hearts to God. 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 5:18
Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
1 Timothy 2:1
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