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31 Reasons Believers Should Give Thanks

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1. Because God is good. 1 Chronicles 16:34
2. Because it is a correct response to God’s righteousness. Psalm 7:17
3. Because the Lord helps us. Psalm 28:7
4. Because thanksgiving glorifies God. Psalm 50:23
5. Because His name is good. Psalm 54:6
6. Because thanksgiving magnifies God. Psalm 69:30
7. Because God is near to us. Psalm 75:1
8. Because God will ultimately deliver His people from their enemies. Psalm 79:13
9. Because it is a good thing to do. Psalm 92:1
10. Because God is faithful to all generations. Psalm 100:5
11. Because God’s steadfast love endures forever. Psalm 107:1
12. Because of God’s wondrous works. Psalm 107:8
13. Because God is our salvation. Psalm 118:21
14. Because He is our God. Psalm 118:28
15. Because God has exalted His own name and His word. Psalm 138:2
16. Because thanksgiving is a characteristic of righteous people.
Psalm 140:13
17. Because we are His workmanship and the recipients of His mercy. Psalm 145:9-10
18. Because His anger has been turned away from us. Isaiah 12:1
19. Because of Jesus’ example of giving thanks. Luke 22:19
20. Because others have heard an account of faithful believers.
Romans 1:8
21. Because we are no longer slaves to sin. Romans 6:17
22. Because we see God’s grace working in other believers.
1 Corinthians 1:4
23. Because we are given victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 15:57
24. Because of answered prayer. 2 Corinthians 1:11
25. Because God works through believers to spread knowledge of Himself. 2 Corinthians 2:14
26. Because we are commanded to give thanks always and for everything. Ephesians 5:20
27. Because it is God’s will that we give thanks in all circumstances.
1 Thessalonians 5:18
28. Because we see God’s love demonstrated by other believers.
2 Thessalonians 1:3
29. Because God entrusts us with the task of serving Him. 1 Timothy 1:12
30. Because we remember believing friends. Philemon 1:4
31. Because we have received a kingdom that cannot be shaken. Hebrews 12:28
(Author: Susan Verstraete)
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.
Psalm 100:3-5

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