21 Short Prayers of Gratitude to God for Blessings

God does so much for you, seen and unseen. These short prayers of gratitude to God for your blessings will ensure you put your hands up and show thanks to the Lord.

Gratitude Prayer
Heavenly Father, thank you that you are the source of all true joy in life. Your word says that everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, because it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer. Please help me to receive all the good gifts you give me with thanksgiving and gratitude in my heart. You have loved me and have freed me from my sins by Jesus’ blood. To you be glory and dominion forever and ever. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Thankfulness Prayer
Faithful Father, thank you that you can satisfy my every desire and need. Let me give thanks to you for your unfailing love and your wonderful deeds for mankind. You satisfy the thirsty and fill the hungry with good things. Remind me that I lack nothing as your beloved child. Fill my heart with gratitude. You are able to keep me from stumbling and to present me blameless before the presence of your glory with great joy. To you, my God, be glory, majesty, power, and authority, before all time and now and forever. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Blessed Beyond Measure Prayer
Creator God, thank you that there is nowhere I can go that is beyond your presence. In your presence, I am blessed beyond measure. You have said that you will never leave me or forsake me, you are always with me. May I live a life of thanksgiving in your presence. Hear my prayer and fill my heart and my mouth with praise to you for your good gifts. May your love be the passion in my heart. May your joy be my strength when times are hard. May your presence be my peace that overflows. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Gratitude for Family and Friends Prayer
Abba Father, your loving devotion reaches to the heavens and your faithfulness to the clouds. I come to you in gratitude for blessing me with family and friends. I thank you for how my life is enriched by the fun and companionship I have with them. I thank you for the support they give me – thoughtful advice, helping me with things, unconditional love, and even words of caution or correction. Help me to bless them as much as they bless me. Amen.

Countless Blessings Prayer
Mighty God, thank you that you give the gift of abundant, eternal life. The Bible says that, whatever I do, whether in word or deed, I should do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father. May my life be filled with thanksgiving and praise for your countless blessings. Give me assurance that you supply my every need through your generosity. May grace, mercy, and peace be with me, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Son, in truth and love. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Thanksgiving for God’s Word
Father of lights, we give you thanksgiving for your holy word. Blessed are you, O Lord, for teaching us your way. We are joyful when we follow your laws. We hide your word in our hearts, so we won’t sin against you. We rejoice in your scripture, for it contains great wealth. We study and reflect on your ways. Our eyes delight to see the wonderful truths in your instructions. We thank you for your pleasant words, for they give good advice. Amen.

Good Gifts Prayer
O Lord my God, thank you that you are gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love. The Bible says that you are a Good Father who gives us good gifts. When I wake every morning may I be filled with thanksgiving for the gift of another day. When I lie down to sleep may I respond in gratitude to the many blessings you have given me each day. May I grow in the grace and knowledge of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To you be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Thankfulness for Provision
Gracious God, I come to you in thankfulness for your unending provision. You provide food in abundance and protection under the shelter of your wings. You grant rest and renew my strength. You guide me along the right paths and restore my soul. Even when I am confronted with danger, you are close beside me as my shield. You honor me, and I overflow with blessings. I truly lack nothing. Your goodness and unfailing love chase after me. Thank you, God! Amen.

Praise for Health and Healing
God our Healer, we give you praise, remembering all your blessings and benefits. Thank you for forgiving all our sins and healing all our diseases. We give you praise that when we do what is right in your sight, we can walk in divine health. We praise you for protecting us from illness. We thank you that your words bring life to those who hear them and healing to our whole bodies. We are overwhelmed that through the wounds Jesus suffered, we are healed. Amen.

Gratefulness for the Fruit and Gifts of the Spirit
Lord God, the Builder of all things, we are truly blessed by the ministry of your Holy Spirit within us. We are so grateful that through the power of your Holy Spirit, we can walk as children of the light. Your Spirit enables us to live lives of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. We thank you that you’ve also given each of us different gifts of the Spirit, so we can serve each other and build up your church. Amen.

Delight in the Lord Prayer
Lord, my Rock and Redeemer, thank you that you are my strength and my song, you fill my heart with joy. You have said that if I delight myself in you, you will give me the desires of my heart. Help me to be mindful of everything you have done for me. Everything I have is a gift from you. You are the God of peace, the great shepherd of the sheep. May you equip me with everything good that I may do your will. Work in me, that I may be pleasing in your sight. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Giving Thanks for Church Family Prayer
Lord, my Dwelling Place, I give thanks for the blessing of my church family. I love that we can gather to worship you and mutually encourage one another. I thank you that we have the privilege of praying together and praying for each other. I thank you for the sweet fellowship we have while eating, working, or serving together. I am incredibly blessed by my brothers and sisters in Christ and how our individual gifts and personalities blend into a precious whole. Amen.

Goodness and Grace Prayer
Lord Jesus Christ, thank you that you possess infinite riches of wisdom, goodness and power. You have said that you will provide for my every need. My life is a testimony of your goodness and grace. Remind me that everything I have, even the breath that allows me to pray this prayer, is a gift from you. Increase my faith that i may overflow with gratitude to you. May I increase and abound in love for others. May you establish my heart as blameless in holiness before you. In your powerful name, Amen.

Thanksgiving for Wisdom and Insight
God of truth, we bring our thanksgiving for your divine wisdom and insight that you lavish on us. It’s not the wisdom of this age or of those currently in power – it is the mysterious and hidden wisdom of God. This wisdom is incomprehensible to those who don’t know you, for it is revealed to us by your Spirit. We are thankful that your Spirit shows us your deep thoughts and wisdom. We thank you that we have the mind of Christ. Amen.

Gift of Life Prayer
Loving Father, thank you that every good and perfect gift comes from you, the Father of lights. Thank you for the gift of life today. Let me be rooted and established in you, overflowing with thankfulness for the blessings you have poured into my life. May I rejoice in the generosity you have shown me throughout my life. May I praise you for the rest of my days. You are able to do far more abundantly than all that I ask or imagine, according to the power at work within me. To you be glory throughout all generations, forever and ever. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Prayer of Gratitude for Beauty of Creation
God, our Creator of heaven and earth, how blessed we are to be surrounded by the beauty of your creation. We lift our prayer of gratitude as we see the stars of heaven, and the beauty of the sunset. We are amazed by the seas and waterways and all that are in them. We are enchanted by the flowers and trees which are clothed by you. We are awed by all the animals you created. For the beauty of the earth, the mountains and valleys, the sun and the moon – we give you praise. Amen.

Grateful Praise Prayer
Generous Father, thank you that, by you, all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible. I praise you with all of my heart for your love for me. I thank you for all your wonderful deeds. I worship you for the gift of salvation. I glorify you for my secure, eternal future with you. According to your abundant mercy, you have caused me to be born again into a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. Let me continuously praise you. In your powerful name, Amen.

Prayer of Thankfulness for Salvation
Eternal God of grace and compassion, I am overwhelmed that you came to earth to give your life so I could live. I give you my prayer of thankfulness for salvation from sin, and death, and hell. I praise you for coming to save me and the world. I will trust you and not be afraid. You, Lord God, are my strength and my song. You have given me victory from the chains that once held me down. Hallelujah! Salvation and glory and honor belong to you. Amen.

Thank You Prayer
Heavenly Father, I give thanks to you because you are good and your faithful love endures forever. Thank you that you do not forget your people but hear their cry and save them. Thank you that nothing is impossible for your mighty hand. Thank you that you show compassion and mercy to your children. Thank you that you know my every need and satisfy my desires. Thank you that you have forgiven my sin. Thank you that you have conquered the powers of Satan, sin and death. Thank you that I will live in eternity with you, free from suffering, pain and tears.  Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Protection Prayer
All-Knowing God, thank you that you are the resurrection and the life, death holds no power over you. Your word says that, even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. Thank you for your strength and protection. Let me be filled with gratitude to you. Thank you that neither death or life, angels or rulers, things present or future, height or depth, or anything else in all creation, will be able to separate me from your love. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Praise for Sanctification
God of glory, we praise you for blessing us with sanctification. We thank you for your free grace that renews us spiritually and helps us to become more like you. We praise you for the working of your Holy Spirit in us that enables us to die to sin and live to righteousness. We thank you for calling us out of our former way of life and setting us apart to live in holiness and service for you. We thank you for the joy that comes when we live in step with your Spirit. Amen.

There are many ways you can have your life be used as a testimony to God’s work, while giving thanks to the many blessings he has given you.

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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.