34 Bible Verses about Joy
Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
The Lord your God is with you,
the Mighty Warrior who saves.
He will take great delight in you;
in his love he will no longer rebuke you,
but will rejoice over you with singing.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
When anxiety was great within me,
your consolation brought me joy.
The Lord has done it this very day;
let us rejoice today and be glad.
Though the fig tree does not bud
and there are no grapes on the vines,
though the olive crop fails
and the fields produce no food,
though there are no sheep in the pen
and no cattle in the stalls,
yet I will rejoice in the Lord,
I will be joyful in God my Savior.
Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the end result of your faith, the salvation of your souls.
You make known to me the path of life;
you will fill me with joy in your presence,
with eternal pleasures at your right hand.
I delight greatly in the Lord;
my soul rejoices in my God.
For he has clothed me with garments of salvation
and arrayed me in a robe of his righteousness,
as a bridegroom adorns his head like a priest,
and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.
Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.
Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
A person finds joy in giving an apt reply—
and how good is a timely word!
You are my hiding place;
you will protect me from trouble
and surround me with songs of deliverance.
Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.
That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
So that I may come to you with joy, by God’s will, and in your company be refreshed.
But godliness with contentment is great gain.
Your statutes are my heritage forever;
they are the joy of my heart.
And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.
For the Lord takes delight in his people;
he crowns the humble with victory.
Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.
The father of a righteous child has great joy;
a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.
I rejoice in following your statutes
as one rejoices in great riches.
While he was still speaking, a bright cloud covered them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased. Listen to him!”
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