1 The. 2:13
13 But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God from the beginning chose you for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth,
2 The. 1:3
3 We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of every one of you all abounds toward each other,
20 giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,
17 And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.