Thank You God Quotes & Sayings:
Giving thanks to the Lord
"Be joyful always, pray at all times, be thankful in all circumstances."
The Bible, 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
Saying thank you to God is, for many, both a duty and a delight. Whatever your faith or beliefs, these quotes, poems and prayers, both old and new, will inspire you in your gratitude, praise and thanksgiving.
Make saying thank you to your higher power an integral part of your day – many find that the daily practice of counting your blessings pays dividends and brings great rewards. I sincerely hope that among these wonderful quotations you'll find both food for thought and encouragement for developing your expressions of gratitude and thankful conversations with God.
Thank You God Quotes
Thank you, dear God, for this good life, and forgive us if we do not love it enough.
Garrison Keillor (b. 1942), American author, humorist & radio broadcaster
O Lord, who lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness.
William Shakespeare (~1564-1616), English playwright & poet. From: Henry VI, Part II, Act I, Scene 1
God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say 'thank you'?
Dr. William Arthur Ward (1921-1994), American author, educator & motivational speaker
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 (1894-1962), American poet, author & artist
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 (1574-1656), English bishop & writer
Remember God's bounty in the year. String the pearls of His favor. Hide the dark parts, except so far as they are breaking out in light! Give this one day to thanks, to joy, to gratitude!
Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887), American priest & social reformer
Every good gift and every perfect present comes from heaven.
The Bible, James 1:17
When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?
G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936), English writer & journalist
Thou hast given so much to me,
Give one thing more, – a grateful heart;
Not thankful when it pleaseth me,
As if Thy blessings had spare days,
But such a heart whose pulse may be Thy praise.
George Herbert (1593-1633), Welsh poet & priest
Grow flowers of gratitude in the soil of prayer.
Attributed to Verbena Woods
More Thank You Lord Quotations
Happy moments, praise God,
Difficult moments, seek God,
Quiet moments, worship God,
Painful moments, trust God,
Every moment, thank God.
If we thanked God for the good things, there wouldn't be time to weep over the bad.
Let the giving of thanks be your sacrifice to God.
The Bible, Psalm 50:14
Now thank we all our God, With hearts and hands and voices; / Who wondrous things hath done, In Whom His world rejoices. / Who, from our mother's arms, Hath led us on our way, / With countless gifts of love, And still is ours today.
Martin Rinkart (1586-1649), German priest and hymnist
A simple grateful thought turned heavenwards is the most perfect prayer.
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729-1781), German writer & philosopher
A state of mind that sees God in everything is evidence of growth in grace and a thankful heart.
Charles G. Finney (1792-1875), American evangelist, writer & social reformer
Ingratitude to man is ingratitude to God.
Samuel ibn Naghrela (993-~1056), Jewish scholar & poet
Our inner happiness depends not on what we experience, but on the degree of our gratitude to God, whatever the experience.
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), German/French doctor, theologian, philosopher & Nobel Peace Prize laureate