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101 Perfect Examples of Thanksgiving in the Scriptures

Through 101 scriptures filled with thanksgiving, see how the scriptures teach of the Savior’s perfect example of gratitude, provide examples of disciples of Christ giving thanks and praising God in a variety of circumstances, echo the thankful message in the Psalms, and provide counsel for us to live in gratitude daily.

Jesus Christ Gives Thanks

Matthew 15:36 And he took the seven loaves and the fishes, and gave thanks, and brake them, and gave to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.

3 Nephi 19:20 Father, I thank thee that thou hast given the Holy Ghost unto these whom I have chosen; and it is because of their belief in me that I have chosen them out of the world.

Disciples Give Thanks

1 Nephi 18:16 Nevertheless, I did look unto my God, and I did praise him all the day long; and I did not murmur against the Lord because of mine afflictions.

Ether 6:9 And they did sing praises unto the Lord; yeah, the brother of Jared did sing praises unto the Lord, and he did thank and praise the Lord all the day long; and when the night came, they did not cease to praise the Lord.

Luke 17:15–16 And one of them [a leper], when he saw that he was healed, turned back, and with a loud voice glorified God, And fell down on his face at his feet, giving him thanks: and he was a Samaritan.

Psalms of Thanksgiving

Psalm 100:4 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.

Psalm 136:1 O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Live in Thanksgiving Daily

1 Corinthians 15:57–58 But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

Alma 26:8 Blessed be the name of our God; let us sing to his praise, yea, let us give thanks to his holy name, for he doth work righteousness forever.

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