This helpful entry written by Tony Kummer was originally posted at ministry-to-children.com. Check out his site for other useful holiday resources.
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.
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.