145 Thank You God Quotes To Use In Prayer

Moumita Dutta
Dec 12, 2023 By Moumita Dutta
Originally Published on Feb 05, 2021
Edited by Jacob Fitzbright
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Why Thank You God Quotes?

In times of crisis, some of us turn to God for help. Some of us think about God while having a good time.

Some worship God constantly in their thoughts. God is with us always, providing us the fortitude we need; therefore, it is considered a good deed to show the Almighty our gratitude for the blessings in our lives.

We may express our gratitude to God by being nice and just, praying to him, and doing good for others. Take advantage of these inspiring words of gratitude the next time you pray.

God is said to keep a watchful eye to ensure our happiness and provide us with innumerable blessings. We can express gratitude to the divine via these quotations.

What Parents Should Know

  • Many believe God predestines everything that occurs in our lives and ultimately works for our benefit.
  • It is good for us to both receive and give thanks. Like any good parent, God wants us to appreciate what He's given us. Reminding ourselves that everything we own is a gift from God is to our advantage.
  • Thanking God is not a reaction or reciprocation to our circumstances but rather a way of life. When circumstances are challenging, we should not be less grateful than when they are easy.

What To Discuss With Kids

  • It's a remarkable metaphor to think of thankfulness as a priceless gem. There's a good reason He tells us to be grateful even in the darkest times.
  • When we take a moment to appreciate everything we have, it helps us value it more. The more we reflect on the blessings of God, the more we appreciate them.
  • The more you focus on the good things in your life and give gratitude for them, the more good things will come your way. Be grateful to those who helped you and make the most of every opportunity, no matter how tiny.

Best Thank God Quotes

1. "I don't think you should spend your life praying for things, but I do believe you should thank God for what He's given you... but I think the scripture teaches us that we can pray for our dreams, pray for the big things... he's not a small God; this God is incredible." - Joel Osteen

2. "I thank you God for this most amazing day: for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes." - E.E. Cummings

3. "Thank God for the reality for which we were created, a moment-by-moment communication with God himself." - Francis Schaeffer

4. "I want to thank you, Lord, for life and all that’s in it. Thank you for the day and the hour, and the minute." - Maya Angelou

5. "We may thank God that we can feel pain and know sadness, for these are the human sentiments that constitute our glory as well as our grief." - Eugene Kennedy

6. "Sometimes, we wait on God for special things to happen extraordinarily in our lives before we understand that 'God is working'. Meanwhile, there are 'super-special' things that fill our life barrels in minute drops, but they go unappreciated!" - Israelmore Ayivor

7. "The work you do today may be difficult and tiring, but we should still thank God for it because it is His gift to us - the ability to provide for our needs." - David Jeremiah

8. "Stand up straight and realize who you are, that you tower over your circumstances. You are a child of God. Stand up straight." - Maya Angelou

9. "God gave you a gift of 84,600 seconds today. Have you used one of them to say thank you?" - William Arthur Ward

10. "We give thanks to God not because of how we feel, but because of who He is." - Ann Voskamp

11. "You don’t blame God for placing you in a dark corner… You rather have to thank him for giving you the light to make it bright!" - Israelmore Ayivor

12. "When one is thankful for the blessings in their life, they are choosing to attract more positivity and abundance." - Michael Austin Jacobs

13. "I thank God for seeing the miracle of a new morning." - Lailah Gifty Akita

14. "Lord, what a relief to focus on what you think of me instead of what other people think. May I always keep my eyes on you." - Karen O'Connor

15. "The Sun you created is shining brightly under your command … The flowers dance for joy at your greatness. And I have nothing more than a grateful heart to offer to you Oh Lord my God! Thank you for creating me." - Norman Jagger

Thanksgiving To God Quotes

16. "What I have done is worthy of nothing but silence and forgetfulness, but what God has done for me is worthy of everlasting and thankful memory." - Joseph Hall

17. "Truly, we have much to thank God for, but if we would be thankful, we must set our hearts to do it with a will. We grumble and complain without thought, but we must think to give thanks." - Samuel Logan Brengle

18. "Whatever happens in your life, no matter how troubling things might seem, do not enter the neighborhood of despair. Even when all doors remain closed, God will open up a new path only for you. Be thankful!" - Elif Shafak

19. "Great is thy faithfulness of the Lord.
Thank you Lord for your great compassion and mercies.
My heart is overflowing with great thankfulness to the Lord." - Lailah Gifty Akita

20. "O Lord, that lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness." - William Shakespeare

21. "The purest form of thanksgiving unto God is reflected in our knowledge and understanding about who He is, not what we receive from Him! Thanksgiving is a continuous celebration of God's awesome nature and Supreme Being!" - Israelmore Ayivor

22. "I thank God for my failures. Maybe not at the time but after some reflection. I never feel like a failure just because something I tried has failed." - Dolly Parton

23. "Thanks be to God;
for all we have as we pray.
Thanks be to God;
for this Thanksgiving Day." - Michele Meleen

24. "Our love grows stronger with each passing day. I feel God has blessed us with a great love and I am so thankful." - Kate Summers

25. "Keep on thanking God all the time – this is easy while one is enjoying the ride, but should also persist when the going gets tough." - Dada J.P. Vaswani

26. "God gave us the ability to do, not just try to Give thanks rather than cry." - Catherine Pulsifer

27. "I have things to be thankful for
because God made it so.
He helps me pray
for those close and far
as we celebrate Thanksgiving Day." - Michele Meleen

28. "May God help us to be thankful for our past; thankful for our present, but most of all thankful for the permanent. Which means, thanking God for Himself." - Steve Pease

29. "I’m most thankful to God
on Thanksgiving day.
Because he gave us all things
and he shows us the way." - Michele Meleen

30. "Gratitude is fundamental to so much we learn in the Bible. All of Scripture calls us to live in a posture of thankfulness, first to God and then to other people." - Adam Hamilton

Thank God Quotes For Blessings

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31. "Sometimes we don’t realize the blessings we have until we no longer have them. Appreciate all the blessings in your life, take none for granted." - Catherine Pulsifer

32. "I give all the glory to God. It’s kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to Him and the blessings fall down on me." - Gabby Douglas

33. "Learn to walk in the will of God we will learn to see the blessings God has given us and be more grateful." - Heather Bixler

34. "Today don't beg, don't ask, just thank God in silence for all the blessings in your life." - Paulo Coelho

35. "Those blessings are sweetest that are won with prayer and worn with thanks." - Thomas Goodwin

36. "I thought that all of the sacrifices and blessings of the whole history of mankind have devolved upon me. Thank you, God." - Ben Stein

37. "The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings." - Henry Ward Beecher

38. "Every morning is a gift from the almighty God. Before you think about anything else remember that life comes from the one above and thank him for all that he blesses us with." - Kim Bathers

39. "I’m always happy for people when I see God blessing them the way he’s blessed me." - Ruben Studdard

40. "I do believe that God blessed me in life with a wonderful family, a successful career, and a loving marriage, and remain thankful for that blessing." - Bonnie Tyler

41. "I have been very blessed in my life and rewarded with good friends and good health. I am grateful and happy to be able to share this." - Eric Idle

42. "It’s never too late. Don’t focus on what was taken away. Find something to replace it, and acknowledge the blessing you have." - Drew Barrymore

43. "I’m blessed and I thank God for every day for everything that happens for me." - Lil Wayne

44. "Man is the miracle in nature. God Is the One Miracle to man." - Jean Ingelow

45. "Find time to thank God for all the blessings you receive on a day to day basis." - Steven Johnson

Gratitude Towards God Quotes

46. "As the years pass, I am coming more and more to understand that it is common, everyday blessings of our common everyday lives for which we should be particularly grateful." - Laura Ingalls Wilder

47. "Grow flowers of gratitude in the soil of prayer." - Verbena Woods

48. "In gratitude for God’s gift of life to us, we should share that gift with others. The art of giving encompasses many areas. It is an outgoing, overflowing way of life." - Wilferd A. Peterson

49. "Every morning I wake up, it's kind of like wow, I don't know what happened or how it happened, I can't put my finger on it, but I'm grateful. I'm grateful to be alive … the first thought on my mind is, thank you god for another day." - Eric Thomas

50. "My life has been a blessing. I’m grateful for everything I do have and the places I’m going and the things I’ve seen." - Leah LaBelle

51. "Gratitude develops faith. The surest path out of a slump is marked by the road sign 'thank you, God.'" - Max Lucado

52. "I am absolutely blessed and I’m very grateful for where I am today." - Geri Halliwell

53. "I am most thankful to Almighty Providence for mercies received, and determined still to press the case into public notice as a token of gratitude." - William Banting

54. "I’m very blessed, thankful, grateful for the opportunities I’ve had." - Christen Press

55. "On the recollection of so many and great favors and blessings, I now, with a high sense of gratitude, presume to offer up my sincere thanks to the Almighty, the Creator and Preserver." - William Bartram

56. "I’m too grateful to be hateful. I am too blessed to be stressed." - El DeBarge

57. It helps as a reminder to be grateful for the gifts God has blessed me with." - Brandon Harrison

58. "Count your blessings with gratitude no matter how small or big they are, and stop letting your lacks blindfold you from noticing how blessed that you are." - Edmond Mbiaka

59. "Nothing thrills me more than to be good at something. It’s very rewarding, and I feel grateful and blessed, and I never take it for granted." - Jane Elliot

60. "Gratitude is fundamental to so much we learn in the Bible. All of Scripture calls us to live in a posture of thankfulness, first to God and then to other people." - Adam Hamilton

61. “God has promised to supply all our needs. What we don’t have now, we don’t need now.” - Elizabeth Elliot

62. “It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.” – Charles Spurgeon

63. “God says to give thanks in everything. That doesn’t mean you need to give thanks FOR everything.

You don’t need to give thanks FOR that bad day. Or FOR that bad relationship. Or being passed over at work. Financial hardship.

Whatever it is – you are not to give thanks FOR the difficulties, but rather IN the difficulties. That is a very important distinction, and one I think we often miss.

Giving thanks IN everything shows a heart of faith that God is bigger than the difficulties and that He can use them, if you approach Him with the right heart and spirit, for your good and His glory.” – Tony Evans

64. “We need to discover all over again that worship is natural to the Christian, as it was to the godly Israelites who wrote the psalms, and that the habit of celebrating the greatness and graciousness of God yields an endless flow of thankfulness, joy, and zeal.” – J.I. Packer

65. “No matter what our circumstances, we can find a reason to be thankful.” – Dr. David Jeremiah

66. “There are three requisites to the proper enjoyment of earthly blessings: a thankful reflection, on the goodness of the giver; a deep sense of our own unworthiness; and a recollection of the uncertainty of our long possessing them. The first will make us grateful; the second, humble; and the third, moderate.” – Hannah More

67. “If I succeed, I will give thanks. If I fail, I will seek His grace.” – Max Lucado

68. “It is only with gratitude that life becomes rich!” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

69. “A sensible thanksgiving for mercies received is a mighty prayer in the Spirit of God. It prevails with Him unspeakably.” – John Bunyan

70. "A thankful heart is one of the primary identifying characteristics of a believer. It stands in stark contrast to pride, selfishness, and worry.

And it helps fortify the believer's trust in the Lord and reliance of His provision, even in the toughest times. No matter how choppy the seas become, a believer's heart is buoyed by constant praise and gratefulness to the Lord." – John MacArthur

71. "We ought to give thanks for all fortune: if it is good, because it is good, if bad, because it works in us patience, humility and the contempt of this world and the hope of our eternal country." – C.S. Lewis

72. “Be thankful. God has commanded it—for our good and for His glory. God’s command to be thankful is not the threatening demand of a tyrant. Rather, it is the invitation of a lifetime—the opportunity to draw near to Him at any moment of the day.” – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

73. “Genuine thankfulness is an act of the heart’s affections, not an act of the lips’ muscles.” – John Piper

74. “I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God’s hands, that, I still possess.” – Martin Luther

Thank You God Quotes

75. "Thank God for this!
We see His face framed in the loveliness of spring,
We see the workings of His grace in every little growing thing.
We see His face, we hear His voice,
Bidding all downcast souls rejoice." - Wilhelmina Stitch

76. "Thank God who delivered us from harsh labour." - Lailah Gifty Akita

77. "I thank God for my handicaps for, through them, I have found myself, my work, and my God." - Helen Keller

78. "Dear Jesus! You are so precious to me. I thank God that even if I went through so much loss in life, I still have you." - Gift Gugu Mona

79. "Thank you, God, because I am lucky. And I'm having a career quite different from lots of people, so I feel doubly lucky." - Whoopi Goldberg

80. "You need to thank God because you could be fighting battles, but fighting for your life is not one of them." - Gift Gugu Mona

81. "I have never had anyone love me the way you love me. I have never loved anyone the way I love you. Thank you God for showing us the way to each other." - Nishan Panwar

82. "Thank God for allowing you to see another day. No matter what, keep trusting, keep believing, be strong, have hope. The best is yet to come." - Germany Kent

83. "Thank you, God, for the dignity and beauty of self. The precious innate self. The only thing that can't be taken from us. The only thing we really own." - Marjorie Holmes

84. "Never give up hope. All things are working for your good. One day, you'll look back on everything you've been through and thank God for it." - Germany Kent

85. "Thank God for this! That once again we are alive to greet the spring." - Wilhelmina Stitch

86. "Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do which must be done, whether you like it or not." - Charles Kingsley

87. "Thank you, dear God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough. Thank you for the rain. And for the chance to wake up in three hours and go fishing: I thank you for that now, because I won’t feel so thankful then." - Garrison Keillor

88. "I have lived to thank God that all my prayers have not been answered." - Jean Ingelow

89. "The more I look at the times 'thanks' is mentioned in God's word - the more I notice... This giving of thanks has nothing to do with my circumstances and everything to do with my God." - Jenni Hunt

90. “For me, prayer is an aspiration of the heart, it is a simple glance directed to heaven, it is a cry of gratitude and love in the midst of trial as well as joy; finally, it is something great, supernatural, which expands my soul and unites me to Jesus.” — Saint Therese Lisieux

91. “No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” — Saint Ambrose

92. “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” — G.K. Chesterton

93. “There should be a parallel between our supplications and our thanksgivings. We ought not to leap in prayer, and limp in praise.” — Charles Spurgeon

94. “Gratitude is an offering precious in the sight of God, and it is one that the poorest of us can make and be not poorer but richer for having made it.” — A.W. Tozer

95. “The Christian who walks with the Lord and keeps constant communion with Him will see many reasons for rejoicing and thanksgiving all day long.” — Warren Wiersbe

96. “We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.” — Harry Ironside

97. “In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” — Dietrich Bonhoeffer

98. “Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow.” — Henry Beecher

99. “If there was ever a secret for unleashing God’s powerful peace in a situation, it’s developing a heart of true thanksgiving.” — Lysa TerKeurst

100. “Some of our most profound gratitude arises from a grit of resolve in our hearts to not allow the gravest voices to be the loudest voices in our lives.” — John Stumbo

101. “We have received too much from God to allow ourselves opportunities for unbelief.

We have received too many gifts and privileges to allow a grumbling, murmuring heart to disqualify us of our destiny. In contrast, the thankful heart sees the best part of every situation. It sees problems and weaknesses as opportunities, struggles as refining tools, and sinners as saints in progress.” — Francis Frangipane

102. “God is in control, and therefore in EVERYTHING I can give thanks – not because of the situation but because of the One who directs and rules over it.” — Kay Arthur

103. “A spirit of thankfulness is one of the most distinctive marks of a Christian whose heart is attuned to the Lord. Thank God in the midst of trials and every persecution.” — Billy Graham

104. “In happy moments, praise God. In difficult moments, seek God. In quiet moments, worship God. In painful moments, trust God. Every moment, thank God.” — Rick Warren

105. “Gratitude is a decision of the will, and if a decision of the will, the choice resides squarely with us. Deciding to be thankful is no easy task. It takes work.” — Chuck Swindoll

106. “During times of trial, instead of complaining, give thanks! Sing hymns of praise to God and watch the prison bars open for you.” — Tony Evans

107. “Don’t take things for granted today. Take them with gratitude.” — Joni Eareckson Tada

Bible Verses To Thank God Quotes

108. "Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God." - Colossians 3:16

109. "And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful." - Colossians 3:15

110. "He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness. You will be enriched in every way to be generous in every way, which through us will produce thanksgiving to God." - Corinthians 9:10

111. "Enter his gates with thanksgiving,
and his courts with praise!
Give thanks to him; bless his name!
For the Lord is good." - Psalm 100:4

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

113. "All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms because we are united with Christ." - Ephesians 1:3

114. "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." - Colossians 3:17

115. "But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of Him everywhere." - Corinthians 2:14

116. "You are my God, and I will give thanks to you;
you are my God; I will extol you." - Psalm 118:28

117. "Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;
his love endures forever." - Psalm 118:1

118. "I thank and praise you, God of my ancestors:
You have given me wisdom and power,
you have made known to me what we asked of you,
you have made known to us the dream of the king." - Daniel 2:23

119. "Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord;
let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.
Let us come before him with thanksgiving
and extol him with music and song.
For the Lord is the great God,
the great King above all gods." - Psalm 95:1-3

120. "I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart; 
I will tell of all your wonderful deeds." - Psalm 9:1

121. "I will give thanks to the Lord because of his righteousness;
I will sing the praises of the name of the Lord Most High." - Psalm 7:17

122. "With praise and thanksgiving they sang to the Lord: 'He is good; his love toward Israel endures forever.' And all the people gave a great shout of praise to the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid." - Ezra 3:11

123. "He is good;
his love toward Israel endures forever." - Ezra 3:11

124. "Sing to the Lord with grateful praise;
make music to our God on the harp." - Psalm 147:7

125. "Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful." - Colossians 4:2

126. "Praise the Lord. Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever." - Psalm 106:1

127. "Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind." - Psalm 107:21

128. "I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving." - Psalm 69:30

129. "Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!" - 1 Chronicles 16:8

130. "Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus." - 1 Thessalonians 5:18

131. "Give thanks to the Lord and proclaim his greatness. Let the whole world know what he has done." - 1 Chronicles 16:8

132. "Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever." - 1 Chronicles 16:34

133. "O our God, we thank you and praise your glorious name!" - 1 Chronicles 29:13

134. "The Lord is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving." - Psalm 28:7

135. "You have turned my mourning into joyful dancing. You have taken away my clothes of mourning and clothed me with joy, that I might sing praises to you and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give you thanks forever!" - Psalm 30:11-12

136. "I will thank you, Lord, among all the people. I will sing your praises among the nations. For your unfailing love is as high as the heavens. Your faithfulness reaches to the clouds." - Psalm 57:9-10

137. "We thank you, O God! We give thanks because you are near. People everywhere tell of your wonderful deeds." - Psalm 75:1

138. "It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to the Most High." - Psalm 92:1

139. "Praise the Lord! Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever." - Psalm 106:1

140. "I thank you for answering my prayer and giving me victory!" - Psalm 118:21

141. "I thank and praise you, God of my ancestors, for you have given me wisdom and strength. You have told me what we asked of you and revealed to us what the king demanded." - Daniel 2:23

142. "I have not stopped thanking God for you." - Ephesians 1:16

143. "Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done." - Philippians 4:6

144. "And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through him to God the Father." - Colossians 3:17

145. “And they said, ‘We give thanks to you, Lord God, the Almighty, the one who is and who always was, for now you have assumed your great power and have begun to reign.’” - Revelation 11:17

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Written by Moumita Dutta

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

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Moumita DuttaBachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.

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