The Thanksgiving Prayer

Heavenly Father,

We come before You today with grateful hearts, giving thanks for Your faithfulness, provision, and love. We give thanks for the blessings of this year, the gift of Your Son Jesus, and the promise of eternal life.

We give thanks for the gift of family and friends, the beauty of Your creation, and the many ways in which You have demonstrated Your goodness to us. We ask that You continue to bless us, guide us, and give us strength for each day.

We pray for those who are struggling, those in need, and for those who do not yet know You. We ask that You reveal Yourself to them and draw them into a personal relationship with You.

We give You all praise and honor, for You are worthy of all our thanksgiving. In the name of Jesus, we pray. Amen.

Suggested Bible Readings

1 Thessalonians 5:18 ESV

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

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Psalm 100:4 ESV

Enter his gates with thanksgiving,
    and his courts with praise!
    Give thanks to him; bless his name!

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Psalm 136:1-3 ESV

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good,
    for his steadfast love endures forever.
Give thanks to the God of gods,
    for his steadfast love endures forever.
Give thanks to the Lord of lords,
    for his steadfast love endures forever;

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Psalm 105:1 ESV

Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name;
    make known his deeds among the peoples!

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Psalm 50:14 ESV

Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving,
    and perform your vows to the Most High,

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Psalm 9:1 ESV

I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart;
    I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.

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