53+ Bible Verses About Being Thankful for The Little Things

Shaun Connell.
Last updated
March 27, 2024

Every day, we encounter countless blessings, often so small and routine that they might go unnoticed. Yet, it's in these tiny, everyday moments that we can truly witness the profound grace and love bestowed upon us. The practice of gratitude transforms our perception, allowing us to see the magnificence in the mundane and the extraordinary in the ordinary. This article brings together 56 Bible verses and 7 Christian quotes, each a gentle reminder to cherish and give thanks for the little things that enrich our lives.

From the whisper of the wind through the trees to the sun's warmth on our faces, every aspect of creation sings a song of thanksgiving. As we delve into the scriptures and reflect on the wisdom of Christian leaders, let these words inspire a heart of gratitude in you. Let's journey through the scriptures, discovering the depth and breadth of gratitude for the little things. We invite you to continue reading to understand gratitude comprehensively through a Christian lens.

Gratitude in Creation

"O Lord, our Lord, how excellent is Your name in all the earth, who have set Your glory above the heavens!"

- Psalm 8:1 NKJV

"The earth is the Lord’s, and all its fullness, The world and those who dwell therein."

- Psalm 24:1 NKJV

"He makes grass grow for the cattle, and plants for people to cultivate—bringing forth food from the earth."

- Psalm 104:14 NKJV

"Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let the sea roar, and all its fullness."

- Psalm 96:11 NKJV

"By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, And all the host of them by the breath of His mouth."

- Psalm 33:6 NKJV

"For You, Lord, have made me glad through Your work; I will triumph in the works of Your hands."

- Psalm 92:4 NKJV

"Look at the birds of the air, for they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?"

- Matthew 6:26 NKJV


Thankfulness in Daily Provisions

"Give us this day our daily bread."

- Matthew 6:11 NKJV

"And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus."

- Philippians 4:19 NKJV

"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want."

- Psalm 23:1 NKJV

"But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you."

- Matthew 6:33 NKJV

"Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights."

- James 1:17 NKJV

"Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God."

- Philippians 4:6 NKJV

"And let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving, And declare His works with rejoicing."

- Psalm 107:22 NKJV

Gratitude for Relationships

"I thank my God upon every remembrance of you,"

- Philippians 1:3 NKJV

"Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor."

- Ecclesiastes 4:9 NKJV

"A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity."

- Proverbs 17:17 NKJV

"Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing."

- 1 Thessalonians 5:11 NKJV

"Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up."

- Galatians 6:9 NKJV

"As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another."

- Proverbs 27:17 NKJV

"Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ."

- Galatians 6:2 NKJV

Thankfulness for God's Love and Salvation

"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life."

- John 3:16 NKJV

"But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us."

- Romans 5:8 NKJV

"The Lord has appeared of old to me, saying: ‘Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love; Therefore with lovingkindness I have drawn you.’"

- Jeremiah 31:3 NKJV

"In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins."

- 1 John 4:10 NKJV

"But because of His great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved."

- Ephesians 2:4-5 NKJV

"Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever."

- Psalm 107:1 NKJV

"I will give thanks to You, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all Your wonderful deeds."

- Psalm 9:1 NKJV

Gratitude for Divine Protection

"He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty."

- Psalm 91:1 NKJV

"The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?"

- Psalm 27:1 NKJV

"But the Lord is faithful, and He will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one."

- 2 Thessalonians 3:3 NKJV

"You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance."

- Psalm 32:7 NKJV

"The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear Him, and delivers them."

- Psalm 34:7 NKJV

"God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble."

- Psalm 46:1 NKJV

"No weapon formed against you shall prosper, And every tongue which rises against you in judgment You shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, And their righteousness is from Me," says the Lord."

- Isaiah 54:17 NKJV

Gratitude in Trials and Tribulations

"Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,"

- James 1:2 NKJV

"And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose."

- Romans 8:28 NKJV

"My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials,"

- James 1:2 NKJV

"The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, And saves such as have a contrite spirit."

- Psalm 34:18 NKJV

"But He said to me, 'My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.' Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me."

- 2 Corinthians 12:9 NKJV

"Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him."

- James 1:12 NKJV

"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world."

- John 16:33 NKJV

Gratitude for God's Guidance

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths."

- Proverbs 3:5-6 NKJV

"I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you."

- Psalm 32:8 NKJV

"The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, And He delights in his way."

- Psalm 37:23 NKJV

"For this God is our God for ever and ever; He will be our guide even to the end."

- Psalm 48:14 NKJV

"You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore."

- Psalm 16:11 NKJV

"Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; On You I wait all the day."

- Psalm 25:5 NKJV

"The Lord will guide you always; He will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail."

- Isaiah 58:11 NKJV

Gratitude for Healing and Restoration

"He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds."

- Psalm 147:3 NKJV

"I have seen his ways, but I will heal him; I will guide him and restore comfort to him and his mourners,"

- Isaiah 57:18 NKJV

"But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,’ declares the Lord,"

- Jeremiah 30:17 NKJV

"He sent out his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave."

- Psalm 107:20 NKJV


"And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease among the people."

- Matthew 4:23 NKJV

"'For I will restore health to you And heal you of your wounds,' says the Lord, 'because they called you an outcast saying: "This is Zion; No one seeks her."'"

- Jeremiah 30:17 NKJV

"Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective."

- James 5:16 NKJV

Christian Quotes

"Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all the others."

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

"The root of joy is gratefulness...It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful."

- David Steindl-Rast

"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend."

- Melody Beattie

"To be grateful is to recognize the Love of God in everything He has given us - and He has given us everything. Every breath we draw is a gift of His love, every moment of existence is a grace, for it brings with it immense graces from Him."

- Thomas Merton

"Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings."

- William Arthur Ward

"Give me the ability to see good things in unexpected places, and talents in unexpected people. And, give me, O Lord, the grace to tell them so."

- Unknown

"In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich."

- Dietrich Bonhoeffer


In the tapestry of life, the threads of gratitude add color and richness to our existence. Being thankful for the little things opens our eyes to the boundless blessings surrounding us daily. Let's carry these reminders in our hearts, always looking for the beauty in the mundane and the grace in the everyday.

"And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful."

- Colossians 3:15 NKJV

"Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving;"

- Colossians 4:2 NKJV

"Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, And into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His name."

- Psalm 100:4 NKJV


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Written By:

Shaun Connell

Shaun Connell is a passionate Christian businessman and investor who lives in Texas. Shaun is a Reformed Baptist who believes that the Word of God should be used in every area of life.

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