47 Quotes About Thankfulness

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We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.
- Harry Ironside
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Lord, if You bless me, I’ll thank You; but if You don’t, I’ll be thankful for what I have.
- Phil Robertson
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God is in control and therefore in everything I can give thanks.
- Kay Arthur
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Is the glass half empty or half full? Just be thankful you have a glass!
- Jack Wellman
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If your wife doesn't treat you as she should, be thankful, you might not like what you deserve.
- Jerry Falwell
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A state of mind that sees God in everything is evidence of growth in grace and a thankful heart.
- Charles Finney
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I preached on the righteousness of the law and the righteousness of faith. While I was speaking, several dropped down as dead and among the rest such a cry was heard of sinners groaning for the righteousness of faith that it almost drowned my voice. But many of these soon lifted up their heads with joy and broke out into thanksgiving, being assured they now had the desire of their soul - the forgiveness of their sins.
- John Wesley
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We must devote, not only times and places to prayer, but be everywhere in the spirit of devotion; with hearts always set toward heaven, looking up to God in all our actions, and doing everything as His servants; living in the world as in a holy temple of God, and always worshiping Him, though not with our lips, yet with the thankfulness of our hearts, the holiness of our actions and the pious and charitable use of all His gifts.
- William Law
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If I succeed, I will give thanks. If I fail, I will seek His grace.
- Max Lucado
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Let us thank God heartily as often as we pray that we have His Spirit in us to teach us to pray. Thanksgiving will draw our hearts out to God and keep us engaged with Him; it will take our attention from ourselves and give the Spirit room in our hearts.
- Andrew Murray
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The private and personal blessings we enjoy - the blessings of immunity, safeguard, liberty and integrity - deserve the thanksgiving of a whole life.
- Jeremy Taylor
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A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
- C.S. Lewis
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Our toil is sweet with thankfulness, Our burden is our boon; The curse of earth's gray morning is, The blessing of its noon.
- John Greenleaf Whittier
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Unto no duty are we more dull and untoward, than to the praise of God, and thanksgiving unto him; neither is there any duty whereunto there is more need that we should be stirred up.
- David Dickson
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I bless God for this retirement: I never was more thankful for anything than I have been of late for the necessity I am under of self-denial in many respects.
- David Brainerd
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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
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How divinely full of glory and pleasure shall that hour be when all the millions of mankind that have been redeemed by the blood of the Lamb of God shall meet together and stand around Him, with every tongue and every heart full of joy and praise! How astonishing will be the glory and the joy of that day when all the saints shall join together in one common song of gratitude and love, and of everlasting thankfulness to this Redeemer! With that unknown delight, and inexpressible satisfaction, shall all that are saved from the ruins of sin and hell address the Lamb that was slain, and rejoice in His presence!
- Isaac Watts
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An active faith can give thanks for a promise, though it be not as yet performed; knowing that God's bonds are as good as ready money.
- Matthew Henry
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All our discontents about what we want appear to me to spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have.
- Assorted Authors
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It's possible to be thankful wherever you find yourself.
- David Jeremiah
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Instead of complaining that God had hidden himself, you will give Him thanks for having revealed so much of Himself.
- Blaise Pascal
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We ought to shout out our thanksgiving as if every war were over; as if there were no more big taxes; as if there were no sickness, no crime.
- John R. Rice
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Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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Careful for nothing, prayerful for everything, thankful for anything.
- Dwight L. Moody
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A sensible thanksgiving for mercies received is a mighty prayer in the Spirit of God. It prevails with Him unspeakably.
- John Bunyan
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Yes, give thanks for "all things" for, as it has been well said "Our disappointments are but His appointments."
- A. W. Pink
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The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!
- Henry Ward Beecher
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Let us thank God heartily as often as we pray that we have His Spirit in us to teach us to pray. Thanksgiving will draw our hearts out to God and keep us engaged with Him; it will take our attention from ourselves and give the Spirit room in our hearts.
- Andrew Murray
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We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.
- Albert Barnes
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Faith is a certain image of eternity. All things are present to it - things past, and things to come; it converses with angels, and antedates the hymns of glory. Every man that hath this grace is as certain there are glories for him, if he perseveres in duty, as if he had heard and sung the thanksgiving song for the blessed sentence of doomsday.
- Jeremy Taylor
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God wants to see prayers that are filled with genuine praise and thanksgiving for what He has done in the past. He wants our hearts to be filled with awe and gratitude for His blessings. He wants us to set up memorials in our hearts testifying to the provisions He has given us.
- Michael Youssef
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Be indifferent to emotion. If it is there, be thankful; if it is absent, go on doing the will of God, reckoning on Him, speaking well of Him behind His back, and, above all, giving no signs of what you are suffering, lest you be a stumbling block to others.
- F.B. Meyer
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This way of seeing our Father in everything makes life one long thanksgiving and gives a rest of heart, and, more than that, a gayety of spirit, that is unspeakable.
- Hannah Whitall Smith
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Let us thank God heartily as often as we pray that we have His Spirit in us to teach us to pray. Thanksgiving will draw our hearts out to God and keep us engaged with Him; it will take our attention from ourselves and give the Spirit room in our hearts.
- Andrew Murray
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From David learn to give thanks for everything. Every furrow in the Book of Psalms is sown with the seeds of thanksgiving.
- Jeremy Taylor
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The whole life of a Christian should be nothing but praises and thanks to God; we should neither eat nor sleep, but eat to God and sleep to God and work to God and talk to God, do all to His glory and praise.
- Richard Sibbes
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How may we know that we are rightly thankful? When we are careful to register God's mercy... Physicians say the memory is the first thing that decays; it is true in spirituals.
- Thomas Watson
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Thanksgiving is the language of heaven, and we had better start to learn it if we are not to be mere dumb aliens there.
- A.J. Gossip
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Many favors which God gives us ravel out for want of hemming through our unthankfulness; for though prayer purchases blessings, giving praise keeps the quiet possession of them.
- Thomas Fuller
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Thanksgiving is the language of heaven, and we had better start to learn it if we are not to be mere dumb aliens there.
- A. J. Gossip
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Thanksgiving comes after Christmas.
- Assorted Authors
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Foolish talking and jesting are not the ways in which Christian cheerfulness should express itself, but rather "giving of thanks" (Eph. 5:4). Religion is the source of joy and gladness, but its joy is expressed in a religious way, in thanksgiving and praise.
- Charles Hodge
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It must be an odd feeling to be thankful to nobody in particular. Christians in public institutions often see this odd thing happening on Thanksgiving Day. Everyone in the institution seems to be thankful "in general." It's very strange. It's a little like being married in general.
- Cornelius Plantinga
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Careful for nothing, prayerful for everything, thankful for anything.
- Dwight L. Moody
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No matter what our circumstance, we can find a reason to be thankful.
- David Jeremiah
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God is pleased with no music below so much as with the thanksgiving songs of relieved widows and supported orphans; of rejoicing, comforted, and thankful persons.
- Jeremy Taylor
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That action is not warrantable which either fears to ask the divine blessing on its performance, or having succeeded, does not come with thanksgiving to God for its success.
- Francis Quarles
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We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.
- Albert Barnes
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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
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I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
- G.K. Chesterton
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