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If you were to count God's blessings, you could not encompass
them all.
The human being is indeed transgressing, unappreciative.
14:34

All good things that come our way, and that we often take for granted, come from God. This message is highly pronounced in the Quran. Consequently, one of the true channels of expressing our worship of our Creator is through the acts of "Appreciation" and "Gratitude" to God:

And give thanks for God's blessings if it is Him that you worship. 16:114

The act of Appreciation and Gratitude is a threefold expression:

1- The realisation that all blessings come from God:

True believers are aware that all good things that happen to them in life surely come from God alone. This message is quite clear in the Quran.

Any blessing that you have is from God." 16:53

Believers are also assured that no one other than God has any power to harm or benifit them, for nothing befalls them except what God has decreed:

Say, "Nothing will befall us except what God has decreed for us. He is our Master. In God the believers should trust." 9:51

2- The expression of Appreciation and Gratitude:

The Quran stresses the importance of expressing Appreciation and Gratitude to God. This should be accompanied by a genuine content with ones fortunes. Those who are content with what they have are often the ones who find true happiness. It has been said that happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have. The following verse ascertains the importance of Appreciation, and its great reward :

And when your Lord proclaimed: "If you give thanks, I shall increase for you, but if you disbelieve, then My punishment is severe." 14:7

In the Quran we are told that God's blessings are so numerous that the human being can never count them all (see title verse).

Many of these God given blessings are taken for granted. Take for example our senses, to be able to hear and see, to be given a mind superior to all other creatures, and with which we are able to attain sovereignty on Earth over all other creatures. All the wide variety of all types of foods and drink, the means to attain warmth and shelter .....etc ...etc .... How often do we thank God for such blessings?

God brought you out of your mother's stomachs knowing nothing, and He made for you the hearing, the sight and the heart, so hopefully you may give thanks.16:78

God is the One who rendered the night for you to rest therein, and the day for visibility. God is Possessor of great favour for the people, but most people do not give thanks. 40:61

3- Proclaiming God's blessings:

We are also encouraged in the Quran to constantly proclaim God's blessings. God is the most Gracious and as per the previous verses His blessings for us are too numerous to be counted. It is only fair that we should proclaim His blessings to those around us. By doing so we are expressing both our gratitude and our worship of God.

And as for the blessings of your Lord: you shall proclaim. 93:11

O people, remember God's blessing upon you. Is there a creator other than God who provides for you from the heaven and the earth? There is no God except Him. How then are you deluded? 35:3

We are also enjoined in 18:39 to say "Ma Shaa Allah" (This is God's gift) in gratitude, proclamation of God's blessings and also to invoke God's protection for our beloved ones or possessions.