A note on this: honestly, the best thing is to start training yourself to say “Thank you Father” for various things regularly throughout the day. Good habits have power! It will make a BIG DIFFERENCE in your life. Grateful people CANNOT be unhappy.
Dear Holy Spirit, help me:
– in everything to give thanks, for this is the will of God for me in Christ Jesus. I don’t want to grieve You through ingratitude.
(1 Thessalonians 5:18,19)
– to let the peace of God rule in my heart, to which I was also called in one body; and to be thankful. (Colossians 3:15)
– to offer to God thanksgiving, and pay my vows to the Most High. Teach me to call upon God in the day of trouble; He will deliver me and I will glorify Him. (Psalm 50:14,15)
– to enter into the gates of the Lord with thanksgiving and into His courts with praise. Teach me to be thankful to Him, and bless His name, for the Lord is good. (Psalm 100:4,5)
– to give thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. (Ephesians 5:20)
– to bless the Lord, who daily loadeth me with His benefits. (Psalm 69:19)
– in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. (Philippians 4:11)
– to come before the presence of God with thanksgiving. (Psalm 95:2)
– in whatever I do in word or deed, to give thanks to the Father through Christ. (Colossians 3:17)
– to do all things without complaining or arguing. (Philippians 2:14)
Biblical Declarations of Thanksgiving to God
Thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. (1 Corinthians 15:57)
Now thanks be to God who always leads me in triumph in Christ, and through me diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place. (2 Corinthians 2:14)