Gratitude

Immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be mentioned among you, as is fitting among holy ones, no obscenity or silly or suggestive talk, which is out of place, but instead, thanksgiving. (Ephesians 5:3-4)

The hope of the ingrate melts like a wintry frost and runs off like useless water.
(Wisdom 16:28-29)

For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving; for then it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer.
(1 Timothy 4:4-5)

In all circumstances give thanks, for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus.
(1 Thessalonians 5:18)

Miserable one that I am! Who will deliver me from this mortal body? Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord.
(Romans 7:23-24)

Therefore, we who are receiving the unshakable kingdom should have gratitude, with which we should offer worship pleasing to God in reverence and awe.
(Hebrews 12:28)

Praise God and give thanks to him; exalt him and give thanks to him in the presence of all the living for what he has done for you… Do not be slow to give him thanks.
(Tobit 12:6)

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

Sing praises to the Lord, O you his saints, and give thanks to his holy name.
(Psalm 30:4)

He fell on his face at Jesus' feet, giving him thanks.
(Luke 17:16)

I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart.
(Psalm 111:1)

O Lord, my God, forever will I give you thanks.
(Psalm 30:13)




(c) Paul Buis, 2005