It is my duty to thank God …
• … because of who God is.
“Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised and his greatness is unsearchable.” (Psalm 145:3) [ESV]
“Give thanks to him as you remember how holy he is.” (Psalm 97:12b) [GW]
“I will thank the Lord because he is just.” (Psalm 7:17a) [NLT]
“... I will give you thanks because you are good.(Psalm 54:6) [GNT]
“Tell the Lord how thankful you are, because he is kind and always merciful.” (Psalm 118:1) [CEV]
• … because of what God has done.
“God, I will thank you forever for what you have done.” (Psalm 52:9a) [NCV]
“Let them praise the name of the Lord! For he commanded and they were created.” (Psalm 148:5) [ESV]
“... I will praise you; I will rejoice because you saved me.” (Psalm 9:14b) [NCV]
“I praise the Lord for answering my prayers ...” (Psalm 118:21a) [CEV]
“I praise you, Lord, for being my guide ...” (Psalm 16:7a) [CEV]
• …because of what God has promised.
“Then I will praise you with music on the harp, because you are faithful to your promises” (Psalm 71:22a) [NLT]
“Jesus told her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will live, even after dying.”” (John 11:25) [NLT]