Scriptures - Joy
1 Chronicles 16:27 ESV
Splendor and majesty are before him; strength and joy are in his place.
Nehemiah said, "Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is sacred to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength."
He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy.
Then you will always trust in God and find that he is the source of your joy.
But make everyone rejoice who puts his trust in you. Keep them shouting for joy because you are defending them. Fill all who love you with your happiness.
You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.
Then he turned my sorrow into joy! He took away my clothes of mourning and clothed me with joy.
Give me again the joy that comes from your salvation, and make me willing to obey you.
The humble shall see their God at work for them. No wonder they will be so glad! All who seek for God shall live in joy.
My lips will shout for joy, when I sing praises to you; my soul also, which you have redeemed.
Light shines on the godly, and joy on those whose hearts are right.
Worship the Lord with joy; come before him with happy songs!
Glory in his holy name; let those seeking Adonai have joyful hearts.
Your testimonies are my heritage forever, for they are the joy of my heart.
The hopes of good men lead to joy, but wicked people can look forward to nothing.
A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
God gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy to those who please him. But if a sinner becomes wealthy, God takes the wealth away and gives it to those who please him. This, too, is meaningless—like chasing the wind.
You will say in that day: “I will give thanks to you, O Lord, for though you were angry with me, your anger turned away, that you might comfort me.
Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation.
With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation."
And you will say in that day: “Give thanks to the Lord, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the peoples, proclaim that his name is exalted.
Sing praises to the Lord, for he has done gloriously; let this be made known in all the earth.
Shout, and sing for joy, O inhabitant of Zion, for great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel."
The meek will be filled with fresh joy from the Lord, and the poor shall exult in the Holy One of Israel.
For you shall go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and the hills before you shall break forth into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
When your words came, I ate them; they were my joy and my heart's delight, for I bear your name, O Lord God Almighty.
Zephaniah 3:17 TEV
The Lord your God is with you; his power gives you victory. The Lord will take delight in you, and in his love he will give you new life. He will sing and be joyful over you.
When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.
His lord said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful servant; you were faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.'
Likewise, I say to you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.
I have told you these things, that My joy and delight may be in you, and that your joy and gladness may be of full measure and complete and overflowing.
Until now you have asked nothing in My name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.
You have made known to me the ways of life; You will make me full of joy in Your presence.
So there was much joy in that city.
And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
Gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.
We also pray that you will be strengthened with all his glorious power so you will have all the endurance and patience you need. May you be filled with joy.
Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
1 Peter 1:8 TLB
You love him even though you have never seen him; though not seeing him, you trust him; and even now you are happy with the inexpressible joy that comes from heaven itself.
Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy.