5 Thankful Prayers

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Having a thankful heart can change your whole perspective and outlook on life. For one, being thankful makes you contented and happy with what you have. In addition, when we offer a prayer of thanksgiving to God, our focus shifts from our challenges to our blessings.

Therefore, you would still have reasons to be grateful to God even amid challenges. One of the best ways to express gratitude to God is through prayer. So, irrespective of your current circumstance, I encourage you always to be thankful.

I have provided 5 prayers to be thankful. Pray them, especially if you have difficulty finding the right words to express your heartfelt gratitude to God.

Here Are 5 Prayers To Be Thankful.

Prayer to Be Thankful to God.

Dear Lord Jesus, I have been so busy griping and grumbling about all my problems and challenges that I forgot to be grateful for your blessings.

Please forgive me, Lord. I don’t want to be an ungrateful child who always murmurs and is discontented. I want to praise you, no matter the circumstances.

Thank you for reminding me that you are at work in my life, even amid troubles. Thank you also for all the benefits you load me with daily.

I know everything is working together for my good; therefore, I will always love and trust you. From now on, teach me to be a “thankful” person who always sees only your goodness, even amid bleak and hopeless situations.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayer to Thank God for Protection.

Faithful God, thank you for your goodness and mercy follow that I enjoy daily. You are the Good Shepherd who constantly guides me on the right path and protects me from the wiles of the enemy.

Thank you for satisfying my soul with your love, joy, peace, and all-round goodness. I also appreciate you for the name of Jesus, my strong tower where I find safety daily.

Dear Lord, I’m thankful that you equip me to stand against the enemy’s schemes. Thank you for your mighty armor that shields me from the enemy’s arrows. Gracious Lord, I’m also extremely grateful that you strengthen me to overcome every challenge life throws at me every now and then.

Thank you for the daily deliverance; that has kept me going. I’ll not forget to also praise and glorify you for protecting my loved ones, friends, and family. Even for the times we were aware of your mighty hand and the times we weren’t, I appreciate your loving kindness, dear Lord.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayers for Thanking God for Everything.

Omnipotent God, I adore you for your overwhelming presence, which brings many benefits. Thank you for the ultimate sacrifice your Son, Jesus, made for me on the cross. My heart is overwhelmingly grateful for how He took my place and got the punishment I deserved.

Gracious God, I appreciate your unending goodness that I constantly enjoy and your faithfulness despite my shortcomings. I am also grateful that you lovingly provide me daily with all I need to live a life that’s pleasing to you.

Abba Father, forgive me for how I have knowingly or unknowingly shown discontent, for the times I grumbled and envied my neighbor. Teach me to be satisfied and grateful for the things you have blessed me with.

May your blessings continue to overflow in my life so I can stay joyful at all times.

In Jesus’ Mighty Name, Amen.

Prayer to Give Thanks for Blessings.

Marvelous God, thank you for your wonderful blessings and love in my life and the lives of my family and friends. I appreciate that this love knows no bounds and has no end; even in eternity, you will continue to lavish us with this unconditional love.

Lord, thank you for establishing the works of my hands and bringing to fulfillment all that you have promised me. I also appreciate you from the depth of my heart for making my way purposeful and my footsteps firm despite the distractions around me.

Lastly, I ask that you help me always to praise you with my existence and to constantly thank you for all the blessings my loved ones and I receive daily.

In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Thankful Prayer for Successful Surgery.

Heavenly Father, thank you for being my ever-present help in times of trouble. I’m super grateful that you upheld through a surgical procedure that would have easily claimed my life if it hadn’t been for you.

My surgery was successful because you blessed the medical professionals with the ability to carry it out. You have shown how faithful you are to your word, which says you are good to all and have compassion for all you have made. Thank you, dear Jesus, for your grace that saw me through.

Above all, I thank you because you have affirmed your love and purpose for my life again through this surgery’s success. Even as I recuperate, I will stay grateful to you because I know it will be a speedy one.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.


If we take a look around, we will see many reasons to thank God. God’s faithfulness is everywhere and cannot be denied. Saying “thank you” to Him seems hardly enough in light of all His marvelous deeds and blessings.

But whenever we do so, He gladly receives our praises. So, now that you have prayed these prayers to be thankful, more blessings will undoubtedly come your way.


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