Gratitude bears witness to God’s greatness. It preaches him.

“Therefore will I give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the heathen, and sing praises unto thy name.” —Psalm 18:49

Gratitude is worship expressed in singing.

“Sing unto the LORD, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.” —Psalm 30:4

“To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.” —Psalm 30:12

“To the chief Musician, Altaschith, A Psalm or Song of Asaph. Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks, unto thee do we give thanks: for that thy name is near thy wondrous works declare.” —Psalm 75:1

Gratitude is appreciation. It is thankfulness.

“O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.” —Psalm 107:1

“O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.” —Psalm 118:29

“O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.” —Psalm 136:1

Gratitude continues in times of trouble. It is prayer.

“Save us, O LORD our God, and gather us from among the heathen, to give thanks unto thy holy name, and to triumph in thy praise.” —Psalm 106:47

— Debi