What are We The People Thankful For?

Posted on 11-25-2021

This Thanksgiving, we hope you take a moment to read, pray, and share these thanksgiving scriptures with your family as you give thanks to God for His many blessings on our country, including our incredible Constitution!

From all of us at Institute on the Constitution, we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!


“A Psalm of Praise. Sing ye loud unto the Lord, all the earth. Serve the Lord with gladness: come before him with joyfulness. Know ye that even the Lord is God: he hath made us, and not we ourselves: we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter into his gates with praise, and into his courts with rejoicing: praise him and bless his Name. For the Lord is good: his mercy is ever lasting, and his truth is from generation to generation.” ~Psalm 100:1-5


“My soul, praise thou the Lord, and forget not all his benefits. Which forgiveth all thine iniquity, and healeth all thine infirmities. Which redeemeth thy life from the grave, and crowneth thee with mercy and compassions. Which satisfieth thy mouth with good things: and thy youth is renewed like the eagles.” ~Psalm 103:2-5

“In all things give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus toward you.” ~1 Thessalonians 5:18


“Thine, O Lord, is greatness and power, and glory, and victory and praise: for all that is in heaven and in earth is thine: thine is the kingdom, O Lord, and thou excellest as head over all. Both riches and honor come of thee, and thou reignest over all, and in thine hand is power and strength, and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all. Now therefore our God, we thank thee, and praise thy glorious Name.” ~1 Chronicles 29:11-13

“Thanks therefore be unto God for his unspeakable gift.” ~2 Corinthians 9:15

“And whatsoever ye shall do, in word or deed, do all in the Name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God even the Father by him.” ~Colossians 3:17

“Let your patient mind be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. Be nothing careful, but in all things let your requests be shewed unto God in prayer and supplication with giving of thanks. And the peace of God which passeth all understanding, shall preserve your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.” ~Philippians 4:5-7

“I will praise the Name of God with a song, and magnify him with thanksgiving.” ~Psalm 69:30

“Praise ye the Lord, because he is good: for his mercy endureth forever.” ~Psalm 107:1; 118:1

“Saying, Amen. Praise, and glory, and wisdom, and thanks, and honor, and power, and might, be unto our God for evermore, Amen.” ~Revelation 7:12